menuHistory & menuPick

jbv jbv at
Sat Aug 5 09:00:29 EDT 2017

On Sat, August 5, 2017 2:52 pm, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:

>> Am 05.08.2017 um 14:15 schrieb jbv via use-livecode
>> <use-livecode at>:
>> well, not exactly...
> But it answered exactly your initial question, Sir!
>> here's the thing : I have a hidden option button with several choices :
>>  choice1 choice2 choice2
>> At some point the content of the btn gets updated and it becomes
>> visible with the following script : put "choice4" & return & "choice5" &
>> return & "choice6" into btn 1 set label of btn 1 to line 2 of btn 1 set
>> menuhistory of btn 1 to 2
>> The purpose of the "menuhistory" line is, when user press the btn,
>> to have all the choices "centered around" the visible one on the label,
>> which is more elegant imho...
> Well, this is a completely different situation and I am a bit clueless.
> Now do you want to execute the menupick handler or not?

Nope, I want to bypass the menupick message.
Your suggestion to block messages would block all messages, not just
As mentioned in my original post, I managed to do it with a boolean variable.
I was just wondering about the availability of a more elegant solution, using
LC built-in features for instance...
Best regards

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