cmd key modifier not working?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun Dec 19 00:30:34 EST 2010

On 12/18/10 11:12 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> 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.

Oops, just re-read it. With dev tools suspended, the IDE isn't in the 
way so scratch that part. It should work. All I can think of is that 
there may be something else blocking the command key messages.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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