[Newbies] opening tools with buttons
cpulo at earthlink.net
Tue May 16 12:47:37 UTC 2006
I'm interested in the code that the buttons use to message.
I'd like to generate my own buttons. I'm suprised it is not
On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 08:50 -0700, Chris Muller wrote:
> Greetings Chris,
> I don't know whether you are more interested in the code or the end
> result but.. another way to get these "buttons" without any code is to
> make a duplicate of the menu/tool button via Morphics "duplicate" halo.
> 1. click on the desktop, World menu appears.
> 2. click on "open..." - open menu appears
> 3. middle-click (or command+click) on a particular menu item TWICE
> (once for the entire menu, again for the menu item) - Morphic halos
> appear around that menu item.
> 4. click and drag out from the green "duplicate" halo.
> The same procedure can be applied to the ones on the tools flap.
> - Chris
> --- Chris Kassopulo <cpulo at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > Using the SimpleButtonMorph class I can create a button
> > that opens something like so:
> > MySimpleButtonMorph new
> > send: #open to: Transcript;
> > label: 'Transcript';
> > openInHand.
> > send: #open to: Transcript
> > send: #open to: Workspace
> > send: #open to: ProcessBrowser
> > send: #open to: Celeste
> > send: #open to: Scamper
> > send: #openBrowser to: PackagePaneBrowser
> > send: #openBrowser to: Browser "System Browser"
> > all work.
> > How do I get at the other items in the Tools flap?
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
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