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easy question about MDI applications

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Hello!

I read a book and it says something that I don' fully understand.
"Another feature of MDI applications is that if a window is open and that
window contains a menu,
that menu should be integrated into the main manu of the application".

Does this mean that you shouldn't have menu on the MDI child window or
does it mean that a menu on a MDI child must also exist on the MDI parent ?

//Tony
Jun 27 '08 #1
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"Tony" <jo*****************@telia.comwrote:
I read a book and it says something that I don' fully understand. "Another
feature of MDI applications is that if a window is open and that window
contains a menu, that menu should be integrated into the main manu of the
application".

Does this mean that you shouldn't have menu on the MDI child window or
does it mean that a menu on a MDI child must also exist on the MDI parent
?
Neither, and the word "should" is confusing.

It means that an MDI child window's menus are automatically merged into the
MDI parent's menu bar, so that the user only has to deal with one row of
menus.

Eq.
Jun 27 '08 #2

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Hello!

So according to you will a menu placed on a MDI child be put on
the MDI parent when the MDI child is shown on the MDI parent window.

Is that correct understood ?

//Tony
"Paul E Collins" <fi******************@CL4.orgskrev i meddelandet
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"Tony" <jo*****************@telia.comwrote:
I read a book and it says something that I don' fully understand.
"Another
feature of MDI applications is that if a window is open and that window
contains a menu, that menu should be integrated into the main manu of
the
application".

Does this mean that you shouldn't have menu on the MDI child window or
does it mean that a menu on a MDI child must also exist on the MDI
parent
?

Neither, and the word "should" is confusing.

It means that an MDI child window's menus are automatically merged into
the
MDI parent's menu bar, so that the user only has to deal with one row of
menus.

Eq.


Jun 27 '08 #3

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