Enabling "About MyApp"

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri May 22 12:52:49 EDT 2020

Agreed, and apparently the docs team does too - see the chapter 
"Programming Menus & Menu Bars", section "Menu Bars on Mac OS X 
Systems", where pg 181 discusses "Special Menu Items".

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems

Andre Garzia wrote:

 > This should be in the user guide...
 > On Tue, 12 May 2020 at 00:42, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
 > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
 >> GEORGE WOOD wrote:
 >>  > How can I activate the "About MyApp" under the Apple menu?
 >> On other OSes the "About" item is usually the last item in the Help
 >> menu.  If you put your About item there, you'll find that when LC
 >> automatically translates its menu objects for the Mac menu bar it'll
 >> move your About item to the application menu.
 >> In fact, a similar thing happens with "Preferences". On most
 >> platforms it's the last item in the Edit menu, and when you put a
 >> "Preferences" item there the automatic menu bar change that LC does
 >> will put it in the application menu as well, below About.

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