Coolbar Buttons Revisited

Posted on 1998-12-15
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I should have asked this in conjunction with the Toolbar/Coolbar question...anyway...

Is there a way to emulate the coolbar/menubar available in most MS applications (IE,Word,VB), wherein there is a menu contained within the coolbar, and which highlights as you pass the cursor over the menu options. Or does this need to be done by hand.
Question by:jmalcolm

Expert Comment

ID: 1450375
I don't think there is a "supported" way of doing this in VB (yet).  Menus still are not implemented as separate vb objects.  But rather, they are done "for you" in the sense that you have to fill out that stupid menu editor wizard thingy.  

When the hell is Microsoft going to get around to fixing that anyway!?

There might be a third party menu control available, but I am not aware of any.  In that case, you *could* simply drop it onto the coolbar.


Expert Comment

ID: 1450376
can you elaborate more on what you are talking about?
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

Mirkwood earned 80 total points
ID: 1450377
Goto www.sheridan.com or www.stingray.com
They have the tools to do this.

Featured Post

Upgrade your Question Security!

Your question, your audience. Choose who sees your identity—and your question—with question security.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

If you have ever used Microsoft Word then you know that it has a good spell checker and it may have occurred to you that the ability to check spelling might be a nice piece of functionality to add to certain applications of yours. Well the code that…
Article by: Martin
Here are a few simple, working, games that you can use as-is or as the basis for your own games. Tic-Tac-Toe This is one of the simplest of all games.   The game allows for a choice of who goes first and keeps track of the number of wins for…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…

597 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question