sending menupick to combobox button

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at
Tue Oct 21 10:45:59 EDT 2003

--- Mark Swindell <mdswindell at> wrote:
> I have a combobox button with several menuitems in
> it.  Next to it is a 
> plain radio button which serves to mark the state
> (on/off) of the 
> combobox.
> When  the radio button is cllcked,  I need it to
> send a menupick to the 
> combobox so that the current combobox's label's
> menupick script runs, 
> just as if the user had selected the option from the
> combobox's own 
> menu options.  (There's a mouthful.)
> What is the correct syntax for making this happen?
> Thanks,
> Mark

Hi Mark,

Assuming the combobox button is named "Foobar", try
something like this in your radio button :

on mouseUp
  send "menupick" && the label of btn "Foobar" \
       to btn "Foobar"
end mouseUp

Hope this helped,

Jan Schenkel.

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