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In my VB 6.0 app I have the forms set up as MDI.  On my MDI parent I have menu options set up.  Examples of the base options are:

File               Edit     etc...
Save             Cut
Save As        Paste
Quit

These will appear as a menu bar.

I have many other options that I want to add that will only be used as popup menu's.  I know I can add them to the menu using the menu editor but since this list could be much more dynamic I am looking for a way to do it in code.  The structure of what I would like to add is something like:  (I will use indentation to denote levels)  Initially I would like them all hidden.  I would make them visible and reference them as popups at the appropriate times.

Caption: Description Options  Name: mnuDescirption  highest level
      Caption: Edit this Description       Name:desEdit
      Caption: Copy this Description      Name:desCopy
      Caption: Delete this Description    Name:desDelete

Caption: Evaluation Options  Name: mnuEvaluation  highest level
      Caption: Edit this Evaluation       Name:evalEdit
      Caption: Copy this Evaluation     Name:evalCopy
      Caption: Delete this Evaluation   Name:evalDelete

These items would have to be added to the exsiting menu items.
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