Two Quit Menus in OSX

Rick Harrison harrison at
Fri Aug 2 09:33:01 EDT 2002

on 8/1/2002 8:37 PM, Ken Ray at kray at wrote:

> The way it is supposed to work is that the last two menu items on the File
> menu (a separator and the Quit menu item) are removed under OS X and the
> "natural" OS X Application menu displays the "Quit Application" menu item.
> The last item of the Help menu (the "About..." menu item) is removed under
> OS X and the "natural" OS X "About <application>" menu item takes its place.
> What might have happened is that either (a) somehow Rev added two additional
> items to the File menu (another separator and another Quit item) and then
> removed one set leaving the other, or (b) "forgot" to remove the two menu
> item from the File menu and left them. This sounds like a bug to me. BTW:
> Testing under MetaCard 2.4.3 and Rev 1.1.1 with a single set of
> separator/Quit menu items in the File menu works properly with a sample
> stack...
> Ken Ray


Thanks for the helpful explanation.  An intermediate workaround will
probably consist of my coding in the quit at the critical time rather than
having the user perform it.

Thanks again!

Rick Harrison

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