Question about Pasting or copying cds from one stack to another

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon Nov 29 18:17:09 EST 2010


I have thought for a long time that Menus in Rev/LiveCode should actually be a special kind of object unto themselves, not a group of objects set as a background. However, consider Windows, where menus are a part of the window itself, and you will begin to see why it almost has to work this way. 

Bob


On Nov 26, 2010, at 4:54 AM, Robert Brenstein wrote:

> On 25.11.2010 at 21:25 Uhr -0800 Joe Lewis Wilkins apparently wrote:
>> Thanks Jacqi. It's been ages since I've worked with HC, but I question that menus would have been in backgrounds. They would have been in stack scripts the majority of the time. I think; although I can see how implementing menus from background scripts might have been on some use.
>> 
>> BTW, I'm not eager to argue the point.  (smile)
>> 
>> Joe Wilkins
> 
> In HC, menus were not part of the card, so that was not an issue. In MC/Rev/LC, menus are implemented as a group of buttons, and as such, that group is on a card being copied, whence it, the group, is copied with the card. This is what Jacque meant. It may be confusing, particularly if the destination stack has its own menu group, but it is expected behavior.
> 
> As it was suggested, you just need to manually delete the menu group that was carried over and replace it with the one in the destination stack. Only you know what is correct. If you do the transfer by script, you can also script the deletion and placing of the correct menu group.
> 
> Robert
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