changing a menu

Stuart Milliken stuart_milliken at sil.org
Wed Dec 12 19:11:01 EST 2001


To display an existing menu group in the Menu Manage Window, click the 
"Edit" button on the MM Window and then select the desired menu group from
the "Edit Existing Menu Bar" window that appears.  I found this a little
confusing at first myself--I was expecting maybe a "View" or "Select"
button.

You can also change the contents of a menu button with scripts, treating
them just like return-separated lists of text in a field. (Just be sure the
scripts of the menu buttons work with whatever changes you make!)

Hope this helps.

Stuart

> I have a stack and I've created a custom menubar for it by using the
> Menu Manager. Now I'd like to add and delete items from individual
> menus, changing things around. Since the menu does not show up now
> for editing in the Menu Manager window, this will have to be done
> manually, probably through the Message box. So, for example, how do I
> put "Save as Text File..." before the "Quit" option in the custom
> "File" menu?
>
> To my credit, I did figure out how to change the script associated
> with the menu: edit the script of bg btn "File" of group "Addresses
> menu"
>
> -Gareth Jones



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