Menu Checkmarks - how to do it??

Marty Knapp martyknappster at
Thu May 19 19:03:46 EDT 2016

Bob, you need to use "!c" before the menu item to set the checkmark, but 
if it's an Option menu or a Combo Box the checkmark will not work.

Marty Knapp
> Hi all.
> API says that setting the checkmark of a menu item will have no effect. Is there a way to do it then?? Shouldn't there be??
> I can put numtocodepoint(baseConvert("2713",16,10)) & space before the item, but it moves the text of the menu item to the right, instead of justifying it the way the menu should do. I want to represent the toggling of the item.
> When I set the markChar of the menuItem it also has no effect. When I do this in the Menu Builder, it puts an exclamation point and a c before the menu item, but it doesn't display like a checkmark, it only puts the exclamation mark and c before the actual test of the menu item.
> OS X 10.10.5/LC 8.0.0
> Bob S
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