Contextual Menus

Marty Knapp martyknapp at
Thu Jul 24 01:55:31 EDT 2008


I've done this using the target function and a mouseDown handler in a 
card or stack script.

Marty Knapp
> OK. So with the help of a few great people on this list I now can do 
> popup contextual menus for fields. Thank you.
> A user suggested that pretty much every field (regular text field) 
> should be able to have a contextual menu for Cut, Copy, and Paste at a 
> minimum.
> How would I add this feature to all my editable fields? I can do them 
> one at a time but that would be pretty tedious. There must be a more 
> global way to do it.
> Bill
> On Jul 21, 2008, at 6:45 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>> If you just want to operate on the text, you can do things like 
>>> "copy the selection".
>> Actually (she said, replying to herself) it's even easier than that. 
>> Rev already knows what's selected, so if you are just using the basic 
>> editing commands, all you need in a menupick is this:
>> on menupick pwhich
>>  switch pwhich
>>  case "copy"
>>    copy
>>    break
>>  case "paste"
>>    paste
>>    break
>>  case "delete"
>>    delete
>>   break
>>  default
>>  end switch
>> end menupick
>> -- 
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
>> HyperActive Software           | 

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