Subject Re: Help with dbase 11 menus
From Yiannis H. Economides <yianeco@cytanet.com.cy>
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2018 06:17:44 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Hi Andy,

Thanks !
I will checking out and let you know.

Regards

Yiannis

Andy Taylor Wrote:

> Yiannis,
>
> If you add a menu to the attached mdi form you will see it working as expected.
>
> The key elements of the work-around to this bug are:
>
>    form.onLeftMouseDown = {;form.checkMenu()}
>    form.onMouseOver = {;form.onMenu=false}
>
>    function onOpen
>       store false to form.menuFlag, form.onMenu
>       form.root.onInitMenu = {;store true to form.menuFlag, form.onMenu}
>       return
>
>    function checkMenu
>       if form.menuFlag and not form.onMenu
>          keyboard("{Esc}"); form.menuFlag = false
>       endif
>       return      
>
>    Any non menu objects that get actioned while the drop-down menu is active also need to use checkMenu()
>       on this form that is PUSHBUTTON1 which has:
>       onClick = {;form.checkMenu();this.text="Clicked"}
>
> I hope it helps....
> Andy
>
> > Hi Andy,
> >
> > Thanks for your response.
> > Close button does not respond as a result of the problem that a drop-down menu does not close.
> > At this moment I am with a pC that does not have dbase 11 installed but if I am not mistaken the popup closes if I click on the top of the form.
> >
> > If you can a workaround that would be great.
> > I would appreciate it if you can see my other post in the Programming section regarding icon formats with dbase 11.
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Yiannis
> >
> > Andy Taylor Wrote:
> >
> > > Yiannis,
> > >
> > > I assume you mean that you cannot close "a drop-down" menu rather than "a popup" as you appear to be using normal menus in the video.
> > >
> > > I see this behaviour in dBASE 11.3 only when form.mdi is set to false. I suggest you report it as a bug, at the moment without a workaround
> > >  as I can't see an easy way to get it working properly... I may find time to look at this later... perhaps using onInitMenu to set custom "active" flags.
> > >  The menus do get closed properly if the user clicks again on the relevant menu header.
> > >
> > > As for the close button I have no idea why yours is not working... it works on my forms irrespective of the mdi setting.  Is there specific code attached
> > >  to your onClose or canClose methods which is stopping the code?
> > >
> > > Andy
> > >
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > I am attching 2 videos.
> > > > Video dbase262 shows the main menu of my application with dbase plus 2.62
> > > > Video dbase11 shows the same main menu (nothing changed in code) with dbase 11.
> > > >
> > > > Except of the distorted icons I noticed that with dbase11 I can not close a popoup by clicking somewhere on the form (as in 2.62) and also I clicking on the close button is not working.
> > > >
> > > > I would appreciate some help on the above issues.
> > > >
> > > > Regards
> > > >
> > > > Yiannis
>
>