Re Pulldownmenu button bug on Windows
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed May 11 17:00:03 EDT 2022
I'm going to have a look at that Richard. Thanks.
> On May 11, 2022, at 11:27 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Neville Smythe wrote:
> > Thanks again Richard
> > In my case I don’t actually need a workaround. Once I had corrected
> > my own error, the only effect of the inconsistent event order is that
> > on Windows and Linux the colour coding of the selection turns off a
> > fraction of a second earlier than on a Mac. I am not so obsessive as
> > to need to fix that.
> Glad you have a solution.
> Hopefully the demo I posted will be of use to others. Using stacks as menus are a poor substitute for text menus when all you need is text, but a wide range of graphical pickers can be made which can be very attractive and super-simple to make:
> Set the menuName property of a menu button to the short name of the stack you want to use as a menu, make sure the buttons you're using in the menu stack have their autoArm set to true, and all the normal menu behaviors you'd expect just work.
> Imagine icons used to represent a set of templates, or sample report output, or graphical effects, or anything else that lends itself well to a graphical picker menu.
> I just updated the example stack this morning to include a simple graphical picker so folks could get a clearer idea of how it can be very useful:
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