Checkboxes

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat May 3 16:48:09 EDT 2014


On 5/3/14, 1:34 PM, Richmond wrote:
> I found this in the Documentation:
> -------
>
> checkmark
>
> Type: property
>
> Syntax:
> set the checkmark of menuItem to {true | false}
>
> See Also: menuItem Keyword
>
> Introduced: 1.0
>
> Platforms: Desktop, Server, Web and Mobile
>
>
> Supported Operating Systems:
>
> Summary:
> Has no effect and is included in LiveCode for compatibility with
> imported HyperCard stacks.
> -----------------
>
> Which is all jolly well and good; but it would be more helpful if a note
> to the
> effect that 'hilite' was the LC equivalent.

They aren't equivalent. The HC checkmark property applies only to menus 
and indicates there should be a check symbol drawn next to a selected 
menu item. LC instead uses the "!c" prefix to indicate the same thing.

The hilite property applies to the state of a button.

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