Disable combo box menu item?

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Fri May 26 05:49:02 EDT 2006


Hi Judy,

Like Jacque, I see the combo box menu being simple text as a possible  
explanation for not being able to disable items in it. Dividers, too,  
cannot be created, probably for the same reason.

Your default button problem seems to be a bug caused by either  
Revolution or Mac OS X 10.3. In Revolution 2.7.1 on Tiger, disabled  
default buttons look the same as normal buttons.

Best,

Mark

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Op 26-mei-2006, om 8:34 heeft Judy Perry het volgende geschreven:

>
>
> On Thu, 25 May 2006, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>
>> Judy Perry wrote:
>>>
>>> For all other multiple-option button types, doing this disables the
>>> particular button/menu option.  But for the combo box, it simply  
>>> shows an
>>> enabled-state menu item that looks like this:  "(Vodka"
>>>
>>> Why?
>>
>> Combo buttons are odd animals, half field and half button. It  
>> looks like
>> they don't support disabling individual lines, just as you can't  
>> disable
>> a line in a field. I think they probably should..
>
> --Thanks.  I thought that maybe I was losing even more brain cells  
> than I
> had previously thought to be losing.
>
>> The OS draws those, so it is out of Rev's hands. But I can't  
>> recall ever
>> seeing a disabled default button in OS X. Is that even possible?
>
> --Yup, and, apparently, Rev makes it possible? Try this:
>
> 1.  Create a standard push button.
>
> 2.  Open the object inspector -> down at the bottom you can select  
> BOTH
> default and disabled.
>
> Go figure.
>
> Judy




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