menuHistory & menuPick

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Fri Aug 4 17:27:17 EDT 2017

Hi JB. 

To set the menu display value without triggering menuPick, set the label of the menu button. In order to trigger the menuPick handler when changing the value, use menuHistory. No need to suspend messages or anything fancy like that. 

Bob S

> On Aug 4, 2017, at 11:04 , jbv via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Hi
> According to the doc, when you set the menuHistory property, a menuPick
> message is sent to the button.
> I managed to block the menupick message with a boolean variable, but is
> there an easier/more elegant way to momentary block that message when
> setting menuhistory ?
> Thanks in advance.
> jbv
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