MenuView

MenuView[{lbl1expr1,lbl2expr2,}]
represents an object in which selecting the menu item with label displays .

MenuView[{lbl1expr1,lbl2expr2,},i]
makes the i^(th) item be the one currently selected.

MenuView[{{v1,lbl1expr1},{v2,lbl2expr2},},v]
associates values with successive menu items, and makes the item with value v be the one currently selected.

MenuView[{expr1,expr2,}]
takes the menu items' labels to be successive integers.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • MenuView[list,Dynamic[s]] takes the selected menu item to be specified by the dynamically updated current value of s, with the value of s being reset if a different menu item is selected.
  • The following options can be given:
  • Alignment{Left,Top}how to align objects in the display area
    BackgroundNonebackground color to use
    BaselinePositionAutomatichow to align with a surrounding text baseline
    BaseStyle{}base style specifications for the menu
    ControlPlacement{Top,Left}where to place the menu
    DeployedFalsewhether the contents should be uneditable
    EnabledAutomaticwhether the menu is enabled or grayed out
    FrameMarginsAutomaticmargins inside the overall frame
    ImageMarginsAutomaticmargins around the display area
    ImageSizeAllthe overall image size for the display area
    LabelStyle{}style specifications for the menu items
  • With the default option setting ImageSize->All, MenuView always leaves space for the largest of the to be displayed, so that its overall size does not change.
  • With ImageSize->Automatic, MenuView leaves space only for the currently being displayed.
  • If any of the are Null, the corresponding menu items are left blank.
  • Item can be used to give style specifications that apply throughout a menu item.
  • MenuView by default displays the in style, which typically uses the system menu font.
  • The settings for BaseStyle and LabelStyle are appended to the default styles typically given by the and styles in the current stylesheet.
Introduced in 2007
(6.0)