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Re: Re: "SelectionData" and palettes

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  • Subject: [mg99899] Re: [mg99891] Re: "SelectionData" and palettes
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at>
  • Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 06:42:05 -0400 (EDT)
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On Mon, 18 May 2009 06:18:15 -0400 (EDT), meitnik wrote:
> follow up, this code work fine as a button but once used in an
> actionMenu it fails to work. Is there some kind of hidden stuff going
> on for ActionMenu that prevents this. Seeking clarity.

Button[] holds its second argument.  ActionMenu does not.  Perhaps you didn't 
use a RuleDelayed, in which case the action would evaluate immediately instead 
of waiting for the control to be used.

John Fultz
jfultz at
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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