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menu-items and :command-key
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: menu-items and :command-key
- From: "Tod Casasent" <email@example.com>
- Date: 15 Feb 1993 15:19:16 CST
- Organization: Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
- Priority: normal
- Reply-to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to Bill St. Clair I can now parse keystrokes whem there is no window
open. However, I would like to indicate these keystrokes in the pull-down
menus next to their respective commands. I'm currently just adding these to
the menu item title. I have a small problem though. Since the standard Mac
menu font is Chicago, a proportional font, the keystroke equivalents do not
line up very well. Does anybody have any suggestions for this?
I'd prefer that :command-key took an argument that described the keystroke
(that is, :COMMAND, :OPTION, :CONTROL or :SHIFT). However, I'd very happily
settle for a hack to line up my equivalencies without requiring a different
font or me spacing it by hand.
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