[GRASS5] Re: [GRASSLIST:3079] bug fixes for tcltkgrass for GRASS 5.3

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Tue Sep 28 01:04:00 EDT 2004

Michael Barton wrote:

> > 5. Additionally I think it would be very usefull if besides the descriptions
> > for each menu entry a command name which it refers to could be displayed as
> > well. It would assist those who already know the command-name of the
> > function they are looking for in finding it and it wouldn't do any harm to
> > those who work only the tcltk menu. By now I have to guess whether the
> > module I'm looking for is what you describe in some words (although your
> > desriptions are pretty intuitive I admit). Before I got used to your menu it
> > had been happening quite often that I had clicked two or three different
> > entries before I got to the one I had been looking for. It's annoying you
> > know. And it still happens sometimes.
> > 
> > I think there could be some small window on the side of the main tcltkgrass
> > menu where the currently highlited entry's command name would be displayed.
> As I explained in my earlier message to you (but not to the list), this
> would be nice but isn't possible without someone with greater tcltk
> expertise than me making bubble help available in the menu hierarchy below
> the top level.

Actually, I'm not sure that it's possible at all. Menu entries aren't
widgets (each menu is a single widget), so you can't add bindings for

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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