Thanks Peter, that makes sense, although if that is the case they
should really just deprecate the method.
On Jun 26, 2008, at 7:30 PM, Peter Ammon wrote:
On Jun 26, 2008, at 5:49 PM, Francisco Tolmasky wrote:
I'm attempting to make a pop up button that pops its menu to the
left of itself. However, setting setPullsDown:YES and
setPreferredEdge:NSMinXEdge does not appear to work. In fact,
setPreferredEdge seems to be largely ignored, whether I set it in
code or even quickly testing it in IB. Am I forgetting some sort
This isn't supported on OS X. The preferred edge is ignored for
menu positioning, because the standard UI is to show the menu below
If you want the menu to pop up somewhere else, you will have to
override mouseDown: and pop up the menu manually. However, it's
normally best to follow Macintosh conventions and let the frameworks
worry about menu positioning.
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