BBjMenuItem::setAccelerator

Description

In BBj 4.0 and higher, this method sets the accelerator for a BBjMenuItem.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

void

setAccelerator(string accel)

Parameters

Variable

Description

accel

Binary string representing the accelerator.

The values for accel are specified in SETMENU Mnemonic - Set or Replace Menu.

Return Value

None.

Remarks

None.

Example

REM Set a menu item to be selected

REM Obtain the instance of the BBjAPI object
LET myAPI!=BBjAPI()

REM Open the SysGui device
SYSGUI=UNT
OPEN (SYSGUI) "X0"

REM Obtain the instance of the BBjSysGui object
LET mySysGui!=myAPI!.getSysGui()

REM Set addWindow param values
X=10
Y=10
WIDTH=200
HEIGHT=200
TITLE$="BBj Window"

REM Set the current context
mySysGui!.setContext(0)
REM Create a window with a title in the current context
myWindow! = mySysGui!.addWindow(X,Y,WIDTH,HEIGHT,TITLE$)

REM Create the menu bar
myMenuBar!=myWindow!.addMenuBar()

REM Add a menu to the menu bar
myMenu!=myMenuBar!.addMenu(-100,"&Menu")

REM Add a menu item into the menu
myMenu!.addMenuItem(-101,"M&enu Item 01",1,0)

REM Add a menu item into the menu
myMenuItem!=myMenu!.addMenuItem(-102,"Me&nu Item 02",1,0)

REM Set a menu item to be selected
myMenuItem!.setSelected(mySysGui!.TRUE)
myMenuItem!.setAccelerator($3151$)

CALLBACK(ON_CLOSE,APP_CLOSE,mySysGui!.getContext())
CALLBACK(ON_MENU_ITEM_SELECT, MENU_PUSHED,mySysGui!.getContext(),myMenuItem!.getID())



REM Process Events
PROCESS_EVENTS

REM Callback routine called when the user closes the application window
APP_CLOSE:
RELEASE
RETURN

MENU_PUSHED:
? myMenuItem!.getText() , " pushed"
return

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjSysGui

BBjControl

BBjWindow

BBjMenu

See the BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBj Objects.