How to display in Status Bar

I have inserted a status bar in my Form, Now I want that for every menu item, The status bar should display a text as the standard windows program do.
How to do that, also for the tool bar buttons, message(like menu)
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For anything but a standard Visual Basic menu, it's easy.  Put the following code in the MouseMove event of the ToolBar, CommandButton, or other misc control :

Status1.Panels(1).Text = "Hello"

As far as the menus, there's no MouseMove event... just Click event.  You'll have to sub-class the menus or get a custom control to sub-class it for you.  I'm not gunna touch that for 10 points... but look at the following web page for a control called "cPopMenu" that does this for you :

Good luck,

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fmuftiAuthor Commented:
What about menus there is no easy way?????
simply no - no easy way for menus - may Microsoft will fix that in a leter version of VB

My answer was correct.  There is no other way.  You have to subclass the menu system of the form in question to find out the mouse movements and mouse clicks on the menu items.  The VBAccelerator ActiveX does a great job of doing this for you, or you can look into Non-FREE versions of the same thing.  Sorry... that's just how MicroCRAP did it.   =]


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