[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Font Menu

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From: Brian Heibert <heibert@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 17:10:15 -0500
The edit field is a EditText control

On Jan 16, 2008, at 11:48 PM, Brian Stevens wrote:

>
> 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.
>
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