[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Font Menu

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From: Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 20:33:23 -0800
Brian,

You really should start at the beginning. How about the pdf "Learning  
to Program with FB"?

Joe Wilkins

On Jan 16, 2008, at 7:19 PM, Brian Heibert wrote:

> 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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