[Laszlo-dev] Questions about context menu support in DHTML
max at openlaszlo.org
Sun Jan 28 11:57:11 PST 2007
The menu is just straight-up HTML, so if you want to get Peter involved
we could do something really nice!
David Temkin wrote:
> It's not bad, but I would like to see a design pass before release.
> how is the menu's look composed? does it have images, or...?
> On Jan 26, 2007, at 1:59 PM, Max Carlson wrote:
>> Hi Folks!
>> As far as I can tell, there isn't a way to change the items in a
>> browser's native context menu like you can in Flash. However, it's
>> fairly straightforward to disable the native browser context menu and
>> display something else in its place when the user clicks the
>> right-mouse button.
>> Since we can't do native context menus, what should they look like?
>> Here's an example with a really simple visual appearance:
>> I'll do something simple along those lines unless someone objects.
>> One issue with disabling context menus is that it shuts users out of
>> being able to use browser features listed there. Then again, context
>> menu options are usually (and should be) accessible elsewhere in the
>> browser UI so maybe that's not such a big deal...
>> Max Carlson
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