[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Font Menu

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From: Brian Heibert <heibert@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 22:19:33 -0500
okay what should I be looking for then in the Reference.pdf in the  
Help menu?

Brian
On Jan 16, 2008, at 10:13 PM, Brian Stevens wrote:

>
> On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:05 PM, Brian Heibert wrote:
>
>> I am using a font menu example by Al Stafferri Jr.
>> It puts up a font menu however when I select a font the edit field  
>> doesnt change
>> What's missing?
>
> Maybe you are misunderstanding the function of a menu.  A menu's  
> only purpose is to *indicate* what the user wants to do. When your  
> program receives an event saying the user picked (say) the Lucinda  
> Grande font on a menu, it is the responsibility of the program to  
> now set the font for the edit field. Just selecting a menu doesn't  
> change the font in the edit field (even though it looks that way to  
> the user).
>
>
> Brian S.
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