O$ Detect #CTRL on window menu

Terence J. Young, D.C. terry.young at mail.mhcdc.org
Fri May 23 13:48:40 EDT 2008


Behind the menu line's $event, trap for evClick and use the following 

On evClick
    Do method msPrint (kTrue)     ;; print all
    Do method msPrint
  End If

Doug Kuyvenhoven wrote:
> I don't think this is possible to trap with menus in Omnis Studio.
> Ctrl/Option keys can be used for shortcut key combinations for menu 
> lines, but I not for menu $events to the best of my knowledge.
> Doug Kuyvenhoven
> Vencor Software - www.vencor.ca
> On 23-May-08, at 10:35 AM, Panikos Stavrou wrote:
>> hello listers,
>> I can't detect a #CTRL key pressed when selecting a menu line from a 
>> menu install on a window menu bar.
>> my window $keyevents is set to true, the #CTRL can be detected when 
>> clicking ON the window itself,
>> (on a button, a list, etc.) but not when selecting a menu line.
>> i need the option when selecting 'Add Record' from my menu, if the 
>> #CTRL key is used, to duplicate
>> certain fields of the current record, otherwise to clear the fields.
>> any clues?
>> panikos stavrou
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