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How can I make my menu show a shortcut key with an item, like this:

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(Sorry for the bad circle.)

Thanks!

-sandman

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I guess you just type them :)

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But they seem aligned, like there was some special way to put them there.. don't they?


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I found the solution!! When you are doing the GUICtrlCreateMenuItem(), inside the Data press Tab, then put the shortcut. Example:

$menufilenew = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("New   Ctrl+N", $menufile)
They will be automatically aligned.


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I found the solution!! When you are doing the GUICtrlCreateMenuItem(), inside the Data press Tab, then put the shortcut. Example:

$menufilenew = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("New   Ctrl+N", $menufile)
They will be automatically aligned.
Good thing to know, thanks

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That should be listed in the help file.

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That should be listed in the help file.

you can also do:

GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("New"&@TAB&"Ctrl+N", $menufile)

but there is an issue, whether you use @TAB or just your keyboard tab, if i do it twice i come up with this:

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That should be listed in the help file.

Why?

Programming is involve some thinking for creativity :)


 

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but there is an issue, whether you use @TAB or just your keyboard tab, if i do it twice i come up with this:

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That's why you only do it once.

:)


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Hmm, I did figure out how to use the TAB to auto align, but how the heck do you get the menu to respond to the keystroke,

Hotkeys work in a fashion but, Shortcut CTRL-N for a New Window will make my new window even if my app is in the background.

Add a check to make sure app is in the forground, and woot, now CTRL-N is hogged by my app and all others apps menu's become DOA.

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LeCarre,

Look at GUISetAccelerators in the Help file. They work in a similar manner to HotKeys but are only active when your GUI is focused. :mellow:

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Took me longer to get it to work (at 5am) , than it did for you to respond :) Tanks :mellow:

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