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CentOS 7.0 - man page for tk::menu (centos section 3)

Menu(3) 		       User Contributed Perl Documentation			  Menu(3)

NAME
       Tk::Menu - Create and manipulate Menu widgets

SYNOPSIS
	   $menu = $parent->Menu(?options?);

STANDARD OPTIONS
       -activebackground   -background	  -disabledforeground -relief
       -activeborderwidth  -borderwidth   -font     -takefocus
       -activeforeground   -cursor   -foreground

       See Tk::options for details of the standard options.

WIDGET-SPECIFIC OPTIONS
       Name:	 postCommand
       Class:	 Command
       Switch:	 -postcommand
	   If this option is specified then it provides a callback to execute each time the menu
	   is posted.  The callback is invoked by the post method before posting the menu. Note
	   that in 8.0 on Macintosh and Windows, all commands in a menu systems are executed
	   before any are posted. This is due to the limitations in the individual platforms'
	   menu managers.

       Name:	 selectColor
       Class:	 Background
       Switch:	 -selectcolor
	   For menu entries that are check buttons or radio buttons, this option specifies the
	   color to display in the indicator when the check button or radio button is selected.

       Name:	 tearOff
       Class:	 TearOff
       Switch:	 -tearoff
	   This option must have a proper boolean value, which specifies whether or not the menu
	   should include a tear-off entry at the top.	If so, it will exist as entry 0 of the
	   menu and the other entries will number starting at 1.  The default menu bindings
	   arrange for the menu to be torn off when the tear-off entry is invoked.

       Name:	 tearOffCommand
       Class:	 TearOffCommand
       Switch:	 -tearoffcommand
	   If this option has a non-empty value, then it specifies a perl/Tk callback to invoke
	   whenever the menu is torn off.  The actual command will consist of the value of this
	   option, followed by a space, followed by the name of the menu window, followed by a
	   space, followed by the name of the name of the torn off menu window.  For example, if
	   the option's is ``a b'' and menu .x.y is torn off to create a new menu .x.tearoff1,
	   then the command ``a b .x.y .x.tearoff1'' will be invoked.

       Name:	 title
       Class:	 Title
       Switch:	 -title
	   The string will be used to title the window created when this menu is torn off. If the
	   title is NULL, then the window will have the title of the menubutton or the text of
	   the cascade item from which this menu was invoked.

       Name:	 type
       Class:	 Type
       Switch:	 -type
	   This option can be one of menubar, tearoff, or normal, and is set when the menu is
	   created. While the string returned by the configuration database will change if this
	   option is changed, this does not affect the menu widget's behavior. This is used by
	   the cloning mechanism and is not normally set outside of the Tk library.

DESCRIPTION
       The Menu method creates a new top-level window (given by the $widget argument) and makes
       it into a menu widget.  Additional options, described above, may be specified on the
       command line or in the option database to configure aspects of the menu such as its colors
       and font.  The menu command returns its $widget argument.  At the time this command is
       invoked, there must not exist a window named $widget, but $widget's parent must exist.

       A menu is a widget that displays a collection of one-line entries arranged in one or more
       columns.  There exist several different types of entries, each with different properties.
       Entries of different types may be combined in a single menu.  Menu entries are not the
       same as entry widgets.  In fact, menu entries are not even distinct widgets; the entire
       menu is one widget.

       Menu entries are displayed with up to three separate fields.  The main field is a label in
       the form of a text string, a bitmap, or an image, controlled by the -label, -bitmap, and
       -image options for the entry.  If the  -accelerator option is specified for an entry then
       a second textual field is displayed to the right of the label.  The accelerator typically
       describes a keystroke sequence that may be typed in the application to cause the same
       result as invoking the menu entry.  The third field is an indicator.  The indicator is
       present only for checkbutton or radiobutton entries.  It indicates whether the entry is
       selected or not, and is displayed to the left of the entry's string.

       In normal use, an entry becomes active (displays itself differently) whenever the mouse
       pointer is over the entry.  If a mouse button is released over the entry then the entry is
       invoked.  The effect of invocation is different for each type of entry; these effects are
       described below in the sections on individual entries.

       Entries may be disabled, which causes their labels and accelerators to be displayed with
       dimmer colors.  The default menu bindings will not allow a disabled entry to be activated
       or invoked.  Disabled entries may be re-enabled, at which point it becomes possible to
       activate and invoke them again.

       Whenever a menu's active entry is changed, a <<MenuSelect>> virtual event is sent to the
       menu. The active item can then be queried from the menu, and an action can be taken, such
       as setting context-sensitive help text for the entry.

   COMMAND ENTRIES
       The most common kind of menu entry is a command entry, which behaves much like a button
       widget.	When a command entry is invoked, a callback is executed.  The callback is
       specified with the -command option.

   SEPARATOR ENTRIES
       A separator is an entry that is displayed as a horizontal dividing line.  A separator may
       not be activated or invoked, and it has no behavior other than its display appearance.

   CHECKBUTTON ENTRIES
       A checkbutton menu entry behaves much like a checkbutton widget.  When it is invoked it
       toggles back and forth between the selected and deselected states.  When the entry is
       selected, a particular value is stored in a particular global variable (as determined by
       the -onvalue and -variable options for the entry);  when the entry is deselected another
       value (determined by the -offvalue option) is stored in the global variable.  An indicator
       box is displayed to the left of the label in a checkbutton entry.  If the entry is
       selected then the indicator's center is displayed in the color given by the -selectcolor
       option for the entry; otherwise the indicator's center is displayed in the background
       color for the menu.  If a -command option is specified for a checkbutton entry, then its
       value is evaluated each time the entry is invoked;  this happens after toggling the
       entry's selected state.

   RADIOBUTTON ENTRIES
       A radiobutton menu entry behaves much like a radiobutton widget.  Radiobutton entries are
       organized in groups of which only one entry may be selected at a time.  Whenever a
       particular entry becomes selected it stores a particular value into a particular global
       variable (as determined by the -value and -variable options for the entry).  This action
       causes any previously-selected entry in the same group to deselect itself.  Once an entry
       has become selected, any change to the entry's associated variable will cause the entry to
       deselect itself.  Grouping of radiobutton entries is determined by their associated
       variables:  if two entries have the same associated variable then they are in the same
       group.  An indicator diamond is displayed to the left of the label in each radiobutton
       entry.  If the entry is selected then the indicator's center is displayed in the color
       given by the -selectcolor option for the entry; otherwise the indicator's center is
       displayed in the background color for the menu.	If a -command option is specified for a
       radiobutton entry, then its value is evaluated each time the entry is invoked;  this
       happens after selecting the entry.

   CASCADE ENTRIES
       A cascade entry is one with an associated menu (determined by the -menu option).  Cascade
       entries allow the construction of cascading menus.  The postcascade method can be used to
       post and unpost the associated menu just next to of the cascade entry.  The associated
       menu must be a child of the menu containing the cascade entry (this is needed in order for
       menu traversal to work correctly).

       A cascade entry posts its associated menu by invoking

	   $menu->post(x,y)

       where menu is the path name of the associated menu, and x and y are the root-window
       coordinates of the upper-right corner of the cascade entry.  On Unix, the lower-level menu
       is unposted by executing

	   $menu->unpost

       where menu is the name of the associated menu.  On other platforms, the platform's native
       code takes care of unposting the menu.

       If a -command option is specified for a cascade entry then it is evaluated whenever the
       entry is invoked. This is not supported on Windows.

   TEAR-OFF ENTRIES
       A tear-off entry appears at the top of the menu if enabled with the tearOff option.  It is
       not like other menu entries in that it cannot be created with the add method and cannot be
       deleted with the delete method.	When a tear-off entry is created it appears as a dashed
       line at the top of the menu.  Under the default bindings, invoking the tear-off entry
       causes a torn-off copy to be made of the menu and all of its submenus.

   MENUBARS
       Any menu can be set as a menubar for a toplevel window (see the Toplevel constructor for
       syntax). On the Macintosh, whenever the toplevel is in front, this menu's cascade items
       will appear in the menubar across the top of the main monitor. On Windows and Unix, this
       menu's items will be displayed in a menubar accross the top of the window. These menus
       will behave according to the interface guidelines of their platforms. For every menu set
       as a menubar, a clone menu is made. See "CLONES" for more information.

       As noted, menubars may behave differently on different platforms.   One example	of this
       concerns the handling of checkbuttons and radiobuttons within the menu.	While it is
       permitted to put these menu  elements  on menubars,  they may not be drawn with indicators
       on some platforms, due to system restrictions.

   SPECIAL MENUS IN MENUBARS
       Certain menus in a menubar will be treated specially.  On the Macintosh, access to the
       special Apple and Help menus is provided. On Windows, access to the Windows System menu in
       each window is provided. On X Windows, a special right-justified help menu is provided. In
       all cases, these menus must be created with the command name of the menubar menu
       concatenated with the special name. So for a menubar named .menubar, on the Macintosh, the
       special menus would be .menubar.apple and .menubar.help; on Windows, the special menu
       would be .menubar.system; on X Windows, the help menu would be .menubar.help.

       When Tk sees an Apple menu on the Macintosh, that menu's contents make up the first items
       of the Apple menu on the screen whenever the window containing the menubar is in front.
       The menu is the first one that the user sees and has a title which is an Apple logo.
       After all of the Tk-defined items, the menu will have a separator, followed by all of the
       items in the user's Apple Menu Items folder.  Since the System uses a different menu
       definition procedure for the Apple menu than Tk uses for its menus, and the system APIs do
       not fully support everything Tk tries to do, the menu item will only have its text
       displayed. No font attributes, images, bitmaps, or colors will be displayed. In addition,
       a menu with a tearoff item will have the tearoff item displayed as "(TearOff)".

       When Tk see a Help menu on the Macintosh, the menu's contents are appended to the standard
       help menu on the right of the user's menubar whenever the user's menubar is in front. The
       first items in the menu are provided by Apple. Similar to the Apple Menu, cusomization in
       this menu is limited to what the system provides.

       When Tk sees a System menu on Windows, its items are appended to the system menu that the
       menubar is attached to. This menu has an icon representing a spacebar, and can be invoked
       with the mouse or by typing Alt+Spacebar.  Due to limitations in the Windows API, any font
       changes, colors, images, bitmaps, or tearoff images will not appear in the system menu.

       When Tk see a Help menu on X Windows, the menu is moved to be last in the menubar and is
       right justified.

   CLONES
       When a menu is set as a menubar for a toplevel window, or when a menu is torn off, a clone
       of the menu is made. This clone is a menu widget in its own right, but it is a child of
       the original. Changes in the configuration of the original are reflected in the clone.
       Additionally, any cascades that are pointed to are also cloned so that menu traversal will
       work right. Clones are destroyed when either the tearoff or menubar goes away, or when the
       original menu is destroyed.

   WIDGET METHODS
       The Menu method creates a widget object.  This object supports the configure and cget
       methods described in Tk::options which can be used to enquire and modify the options
       described above.  The widget also inherits all the methods provided by the generic
       Tk::Widget class, and the Tk::Wm class.

       Many of the methods for a menu take as one argument an indicator of which entry of the
       menu to operate on.  These indicators are called indexes and may be specified in any of
       the following forms:

       number
	   Specifies the entry numerically, where 0 corresponds to the top-most entry of the
	   menu, 1 to the entry below it, and so on.

       active
	   Indicates the entry that is currently active.  If no entry is active then this form is
	   equivalent to none.	This form may not be abbreviated.

       end Indicates the bottommost entry in the menu.	If there are no entries in the menu then
	   this form is equivalent to none.  This form may not be abbreviated.

       last
	   Same as end.

       none
	   Indicates ``no entry at all'';  this is used most commonly with the activate option to
	   deactivate all the entries in the menu.  In most cases the specification of none
	   causes nothing to happen in the method.  This form may not be abbreviated.

       @number
	   In this form, number is treated as a y-coordinate in the menu's window;  the entry
	   closest to that y-coordinate is used.  For example, ``@0'' indicates the top-most
	   entry in the window.

       pattern
	   If the index doesn't satisfy one of the above forms then this form is used.	Pattern
	   is pattern-matched against the label of each entry in the menu, in order from the top
	   down, until a matching entry is found.  (In perl/Tk the matching is under review, but
	   exact match should work.)

       The following methods are possible for menu widgets:

       $menu->activate(index)
	   Change the state of the entry indicated by index to active and redisplay it using its
	   active colors.  Any previously-active entry is deactivated.	If index is specified as
	   none, or if the specified entry is disabled, then the menu ends up with no active
	   entry.  Returns an empty string.

       $menu->add(type, ?option, value, option, value, ...?)
	   Add a new entry to the bottom of the menu.  The new entry's type is given by type and
	   must be one of cascade, checkbutton, command, radiobutton, or separator, or a unique
	   abbreviation of one of the above.  If additional arguments are present, they specify
	   any of the following options:

	   -activebackground => value
		   Specifies a background color to use for displaying this entry when it is
		   active.  If this option is specified as an empty string (the default), then
		   the activeBackground option for the overall menu is used.  If the
		   $Tk::strictMotif variable has been set to request strict Motif compliance,
		   then this option is ignored and the -background option is used in its place.
		   This option is not available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -activeforeground => value
		   Specifies a foreground color to use for displaying this entry when it is
		   active.  If this option is specified as an empty string (the default), then
		   the activeForeground option for the overall menu is used.  This option is not
		   available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -accelerator => value
		   Specifies a string to display at the right side of the menu entry.  Normally
		   describes an accelerator keystroke sequence that may be typed to invoke the
		   same function as the menu entry.  This option is not available for separator
		   or tear-off entries.

	   -background => value
		   Specifies a background color to use for displaying this entry when it is in
		   the normal state (neither active nor disabled).  If this option is specified
		   as an empty string (the default), then the background option for the overall
		   menu is used.  This option is not available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -bitmap => value
		   Specifies a bitmap to display in the menu instead of a textual label, in any
		   of the forms accepted by Tk_GetBitmap.  This option overrides the -label
		   option but may be reset to an empty string to enable a textual label to be
		   displayed.  If a -image option has been specified, it overrides -bitmap.  This
		   option is not available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -columnbreak => value
		   When this option is zero, the appears below the previous entry. When this
		   option is one, the menu appears at the top of a new column in the menu.

	   -compound => value
		   Specifies whether the button should display both an image and text, and if so,
		   where the image should be placed relative to the text.  Valid values for this
		   option are bottom, center, left, none, right and top.  The default value is
		   none, meaning that the button will display either an image or text, depending
		   on the values of the -image and -bitmap options.

	   -command => value
		   For command, checkbutton, and radiobutton entries, specifies a callback to
		   execute when the menu entry is invoked.  For cascade entries, specifies a
		   callback to execute when the entry is activated (i.e. just before its submenu
		   is posted).	Not available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -font => value
		   Specifies the font to use when drawing the label or accelerator string in this
		   entry.  If this option is specified as an empty string (the default) then the
		   font option for the overall menu is used.  This option is not available for
		   separator or tear-off entries.

	   -foreground => value
		   Specifies a foreground color to use for displaying this entry when it is in
		   the normal state (neither active nor disabled).  If this option is specified
		   as an empty string (the default), then the foreground option for the overall
		   menu is used.  This option is not available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -hidemargin => value
		   Specifies whether the standard margins should be drawn for this menu entry.
		   This is useful when creating palette with images in them, i.e., color
		   palettes, pattern palettes, etc. 1 indicates that the margin for the entry is
		   hidden; 0 means that the margin is used.

	   -image => value
		   Specifies an image to display in the menu instead of a text string or bitmap
		   The image must have been created by some previous invocation of image create.
		   This option overrides the -label and -bitmap options but may be reset to an
		   empty string to enable a textual or bitmap label to be displayed.  This option
		   is not available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -indicatoron => value
		   Available only for checkbutton and radiobutton entries.  Value is a boolean
		   that determines whether or not the indicator should be displayed.

	   -label => value
		   Specifies a string to display as an identifying label in the menu entry.  Not
		   available for separator or tear-off entries.

	   -menu => value
		   Available only for cascade entries.	Specifies the path name of the submenu
		   associated with this entry.	The submenu must be a child of the menu.

	   -offvalue => value
		   Available only for checkbutton entries.  Specifies the value to store in the
		   entry's associated variable when the entry is deselected.

	   -onvalue => value
		   Available only for checkbutton entries.  Specifies the value to store in the
		   entry's associated variable when the entry is selected.

	   -selectcolor => value
		   Available only for checkbutton and radiobutton entries.  Specifies the color
		   to display in the indicator when the entry is selected.  If the value is an
		   empty string (the default) then the selectColor option for the menu determines
		   the indicator color.

	   -selectimage => value
		   Available only for checkbutton and radiobutton entries.  Specifies an image to
		   display in the entry (in place of the -image option) when it is selected.
		   Value is the name of an image, which must have been created by some previous
		   invocation of image create.	This option is ignored unless the -image option
		   has been specified.

	   -state => value
		   Specifies one of three states for the entry:  normal, active, or disabled.  In
		   normal state the entry is displayed using the foreground option for the menu
		   and the background option from the entry or the menu.  The active state is
		   typically used when the pointer is over the entry.  In active state the entry
		   is displayed using the activeForeground option for the menu along with the
		   activebackground option from the entry.  Disabled state means that the entry
		   should be insensitive:  the default bindings will refuse to activate or invoke
		   the entry.  In this state the entry is displayed according to the
		   disabledForeground option for the menu and the background option from the
		   entry.  This option is not available for separator entries.

	   -underline => value
		   Specifies the integer index of a character to underline in the entry.  This
		   option is also queried by the default bindings and used to implement keyboard
		   traversal.  0 corresponds to the first character of the text displayed in the
		   entry, 1 to the next character, and so on.  If a bitmap or image is displayed
		   in the entry then this option is ignored.  This option is not available for
		   separator or tear-off entries.

	   -value => value
		   Available only for radiobutton entries.  Specifies the value to store in the
		   entry's associated variable when the entry is selected.  If an empty string is
		   specified, then the -label option for the entry as the value to store in the
		   variable.

	   -variable => value
		   Available only for checkbutton and radiobutton entries.  Specifies the name of
		   a global value to set when the entry is selected.  For checkbutton entries the
		   variable is also set when the entry is deselected.  For radiobutton entries,
		   changing the variable causes the currently-selected entry to deselect itself.

	   The add method returns an empty string.

       $menu->clone($parent ?, cloneType?)
	   Makes a clone of the current menu as a child of $parent. This clone is a menu in its
	   own right, but any changes to the clone are propogated to the original menu and vice
	   versa. cloneType can be normal, menubar, or tearoff. Should not normally be called
	   outside of the Tk library. See "CLONES" for more information.

       $menu->delete(index1?, index2?)
	   Delete all of the menu entries between index1 and index2 inclusive.	If index2 is
	   omitted then it defaults to index1.	Attempts to delete a tear-off menu entry are
	   ignored (instead, you should change the tearOff option to remove the tear-off entry).

       $menu->entrycget(index, option)
	   Returns the current value of a configuration option for the entry given by index.
	   Option may have any of the values accepted by the add method.

       $menu->entryconfigure(index ?,options?)
	   This method is similar to the configure method, except that it applies to the options
	   for an individual entry, whereas configure applies to the options for the menu as a
	   whole.  Options may have any of the values accepted by the add method.  If options are
	   specified, options are modified as indicated in the method call and the method returns
	   an empty string.  If no options are specified, returns a list describing the current
	   options for entry index (see Tk::options for information on the format of this list).

       $menu->index(index)
	   Returns the numerical index corresponding to index, or none if index was specified as
	   none.

       $menu->insert(index, type?, -option=>value, ...?)
	   Same as the add method except that it inserts the new entry just before the entry
	   given by index, instead of appending to the end of the menu.  The type, -option, and
	   value arguments have the same interpretation as for the add widget method.  It is not
	   possible to insert new menu entries before the tear-off entry, if the menu has one.

       $menu->invoke(index)
	   Invoke the action of the menu entry.  See the sections on the individual entries above
	   for details on what happens.  If the menu entry is disabled then nothing happens.  If
	   the entry has a callback associated with it then the result of that callback is
	   returned as the result of the invoke widget method.	Otherwise the result is an empty
	   string.  Note:  invoking a menu entry does not automatically unpost the menu;  the
	   default bindings normally take care of this before invoking the invoke method.

       $menu->post(x, y)
	   Arrange for the menu to be displayed on the screen at the root-window coordinates
	   given by x and y.  These coordinates are adjusted if necessary to guarantee that the
	   entire menu is visible on the screen.  This method normally returns an empty string.
	   If the postCommand option has been specified, then its value is executed before
	   posting the menu and the result of that callback is returned as the result of the post
	   widget method.  If an error returns while executing the method, then the error is
	   returned without posting the menu.

       $menu->postcascade(index)
	   Posts the submenu associated with the cascade entry given by index, and unposts any
	   previously posted submenu.  If index doesn't correspond to a cascade entry, or if
	   $menu isn't posted, the method has no effect except to unpost any currently posted
	   submenu.

       $menu->type(index)
	   Returns the type of the menu entry given by index.  This is the type argument passed
	   to the add widget method when the entry was created, such as command or separator, or
	   tearoff for a tear-off entry.

       $menu->unpost
	   Unmap the window so that it is no longer displayed.	If a lower-level cascaded menu is
	   posted, unpost that menu.  Returns an empty string. This method does not work on
	   Windows and the Macintosh, as those platforms have their own way of unposting menus.

       $menu->yposition(index)
	   Returns a decimal string giving the y-coordinate within the menu window of the topmost
	   pixel in the entry specified by index.

MENU CONFIGURATIONS
       The default bindings support four different ways of using menus:

       Pulldown Menus in Menubar
	   This is the most command case. You create a menu widget that will become the menu bar.
	   You then add cascade entries to this menu, specifying the pull down menus you wish to
	   use in your menu bar. You then create all of the pulldowns. Once you have done this,
	   specify the menu using the -menu option of the toplevel's method. See the toplevel
	   manual entry for details.

       Pulldown Menus in Menu Buttons
	   This is the compatable way to do menu bars.	You create one menubutton widget for each
	   top-level menu, and typically you arrange a series of menubuttons in a row in a
	   menubar window.  You also create the top-level menus and any cascaded submenus, and
	   tie them together with -menu options in menubuttons and cascade menu entries.  The
	   top-level menu must be a child of the menubutton, and each submenu must be a child of
	   the menu that refers to it.	Once you have done this, the default bindings will allow
	   users to traverse and invoke the tree of menus via its menubutton;  see the menubutton
	   documentation for details.

       Popup Menus
	   Popup menus typically post in response to a mouse button press or keystroke.  You
	   create the popup menus and any cascaded submenus, then you call the Post method at the
	   appropriate time to post the top-level menu.

	   $menu->Post($x,$y?,$entry?)

	   $x and $y are the root window coordinates at which the $menu will be displayed. If
	   $entry is specified then that entry is centred on that point, otherwise the top-left
	   corner of the $menu is placed at that point.

	   Menu also inherits methods from Tk::Wm and so the method Popup can be used to position
	   menu relative to other windows, the mouse cursor or the screen.

       Option Menus
	   An option menu consists of a menubutton with an associated menu that allows you to
	   select one of several values.  The current value is displayed in the menubutton and is
	   also stored in a global variable.  Use the Tk::Optionmenu class to create option
	   menubuttons and their menus.

       Torn-off Menus
	   You create a torn-off menu by invoking the tear-off entry at the top of an existing
	   menu.  The default bindings will create a new menu that is a copy of the original menu
	   and leave it permanently posted as a top-level window.  The torn-off menu behaves just
	   the same as the original menu.

DEFAULT BINDINGS
       Tk automatically creates class bindings for menus that give them the following default
       behavior:

       [1] When the mouse enters a menu, the entry underneath the mouse cursor activates;  as the
	   mouse moves around the menu, the active entry changes to track the mouse.

       [2] When the mouse leaves a menu all of the entries in the menu deactivate, except in the
	   special case where the mouse moves from a menu to a cascaded submenu.

       [3] When a button is released over a menu, the active entry (if any) is invoked.  The menu
	   also unposts unless it is a torn-off menu.

       [4] The Space and Return keys invoke the active entry and unpost the menu.

       [5] If any of the entries in a menu have letters underlined with with -underline option,
	   then pressing one of the underlined letters (or its upper-case or lower-case
	   equivalent) invokes that entry and unposts the menu.

       [6] The Escape key aborts a menu selection in progress without invoking any entry.  It
	   also unposts the menu unless it is a torn-off menu.

       [7] The Up and Down keys activate the next higher or lower entry in the menu.  When one
	   end of the menu is reached, the active entry wraps around to the other end.

       [8] The Left key moves to the next menu to the left.  If the current menu is a cascaded
	   submenu, then the submenu is unposted and the current menu entry becomes the cascade
	   entry in the parent.  If the current menu is a top-level menu posted from a
	   menubutton, then the current menubutton is unposted and the next menubutton to the
	   left is posted.  Otherwise the key has no effect.  The left-right order of menubuttons
	   is determined by their stacking order:  Tk assumes that the lowest menubutton (which
	   by default is the first one created) is on the left.

       [9] The Right key moves to the next menu to the right.  If the current entry is a cascade
	   entry, then the submenu is posted and the  current menu entry becomes the first entry
	   in the submenu.  Otherwise, if the current menu was posted from a menubutton, then the
	   current menubutton is unposted and the next menubutton to the right is posted.

	   Disabled menu entries are non-responsive:  they don't activate and they ignore mouse
	   button presses and releases.

	   The behavior of menus can be changed by defining new bindings for individual widgets
	   or by redefining the class bindings.

BUGS
       At present it isn't possible to use the option database to specify values for the options
       to individual entries.

SEE ALSO
       Tk::callbacks

KEYWORDS
       menu, widget

POD ERRORS
       Hey! The above document had some coding errors, which are explained below:

       Around line 72:
	   alternative text 'perl/Tk callback' contains non-escaped | or /

perl v5.16.3				    2014-06-10					  Menu(3)


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