menuHistory & menuPick

Klaus major-k klaus at
Sat Aug 5 07:10:56 EDT 2017

> Am 04.08.2017 um 23:27 schrieb Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> 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

and the winner is: Mr. 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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