Problem transferring focus to another object

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Feb 15 15:04:28 EST 2011

On 2/15/11 1:41 PM, Terry Judd wrote:
> Thanks Craig - I'm trying to create a cross-platform control so
> unfortunately I can't use a Mac only option menu. Additionally, I want to
> use a small text size in the menu - hence the need to fake a menu with a
> field rather than with a proper menu (the overall effect I'm looking for is
> like the option menus you see if you do a find (cmd-F in a Finder window on
> the Mac). Anyway, it turns out it's not so easy to simulate a menu that
> behaves properly when the mouse is both clicked and left open or
> continuously held down. I've got it mostly working now - I just have to come
> up with a method for closing the menu when the user clicks away from it.

Did you try a mouseRelease handler?

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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