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Re: MenuView inside Manipulate

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  • Subject: [mg88416] Re: MenuView inside Manipulate
  • From: dkr <dkrjeg at>
  • Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 06:10:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fvhe6r$41r$>

On May 3, 6:19 am, dkr <dkr... at> wrote:
> (1)  Grid[{{MenuView[{1,2}],Graphics[Rectangle[{0,0}]]}}]
> (2)  Manipulate[
>  Grid[{{MenuView[{1, 2}],
>     Graphics[Rectangle[{0, 0}]]}}], {item, {0}}, ControlType -> None]
> (1) is a simple grid, and (2) simply embeds this grid in a "dummy"
> Manipulate (i.e., the control variable does not enter the first arg of
> the Manipulate, and the control is not explicitly displayed).  When
> one clicks on the popup menu in (1), the rectangle remains visible.
> However, in (2), when one clicks on the popup menu, the rectangle
> disappears, and only reappears when the mouse button is released.  Is
> this a bug?  Does anyone know how one can keep the rectangle visible
> in (2) when one clicks on the popup menu.  (If TabView is substituted
> for MenuView, the rectangle remains visible in both cases when a tab
> is clicked.)
> dkr

I forgot to note that this behaviour was obtained in Mathematica 6.0.1
under Mac OSX 10.5.2 (and also when running (2) in Player 6.0.2)


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