O$ Detect #CTRL on window menu

Terence J. Young, D.C. terry.young at mail.mhcdc.org
Fri May 23 13:54:21 EDT 2008

Hi ,

For control, use this..

On evClick
   ;do this
  ;do the other thing


Terence J. Young, D.C. wrote:
> Hi,
> Behind the menu line's $event, trap for evClick and use the following 
> example..
> On evClick
>    Do method msPrint (kTrue)     ;; print all
>  Else
>    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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