On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:19 PM, Brian Heibert wrote: > 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. >> >> >>> okay what should I be looking for then in the Reference.pdf in >>> the Help menu? Depends on what kind of "edit field" you defined. Tell us more. Brian S.