Topics   All   Mac OS X (Only)   Windows (Only)   Linux (Only, Not)   iOS (Only, Not)  
Components   Crossplatform Mac & Win   Server (Not)   Client   Old   Guides   Examples
New in version: 6.1   6.2   6.3   6.4   6.5   7.0   7.1   7.2   7.3   7.4    Statistic  

MenuItem.GetTag

Queries the tag value of the menu.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Menu 4.1 Yes Yes No No No

MBS( "MenuItem.GetTag"; item )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
item The reference to the menu item. Please create one with MenuItem.CreateMenuItem or MenuItem.CreateSeparator. $item

Result

Returns value or error.

Description

Queries the tag value of the menu.
See also Menu.SetTag.
With the tag, we allow you to associate a text with the menu item, for example a record ID.

Examples

Show menu and show selection:

Set Variable [$menu; Value:MBS("Menu.CreateMenu")]
# create menu items...
Set Variable [$item; Value:MBS("MenuItem.CreateMenuItem"; "Hello World")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("MenuItem.SetTag"; $item; "secret value")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Menu.AddItem"; $menu; $item)]
#
#show menu
Set Variable [$m; Value:MBS("Menu.PopUp"; $Menu; "mouse")]
#
#you selected something?
If [$m = 1]
    Set Variable [$selectedItem; Value:MBS("Menu.SelectedItem"; $menu)]
    Set Variable [$selectedTitle; Value:MBS("MenuItem.GetTitle"; $selectedItem)]
    Set Variable [$selectedTag; Value:MBS("MenuItem.GetTag"; $selectedItem)]
    #
    Show Custom Dialog ["Auswahl"; $selectedItem & ¶ & $selectedTitle & ¶ & $selectedTag]
End If
Set Variable [$m; Value:MBS("Menu.Release"; $Menu; 1)]

See also

Example Databases


MenuItem.GetSubMenu   -   MenuItem.GetTitle

Feedback: Report problem or ask question.




Links
MBS FileMaker Plugins