cmd key modifier not working?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun Dec 19 00:12:19 EST 2010

On 12/18/10 3:57 PM, Sivakatirswami wrote:
> OSX Livecode 4.5.2
> I have this menu:
> Stop/1
> Back Up/2
> Forward/3
> Resume/4
> the menu appears with "cmd +1" as expected and I could have sworn that
> it used to work, but now when I hit the keys, nothing happens. The menu
> is OK.. if I go to the menu and pull down and choose the item.. it works.
> I'm in the IDE ...these same keys are slotted for card navigation; but I
> have the development tools suspended....
> Any clues?

Is the group set as the stack's menubar? You also need to have editmenus 
set to false, and the focus needs to be on your stack and not on one of 
the IDE's stacks. If any IDE stack is focused (toolbar, message box, 
etc,) the IDE takes over the system menu and catches the keyboard shortcuts.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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