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tixPopupMenu(n) 		      Tix Built-In Commands			  tixPopupMenu(n)


       tixPopupMenu - Create and manipulate tixPopupMenu widgets

       tixPopupMenu pathName ?options?

       The  tixPopupMenu  class is derived from the TixShell class and inherits all the commands,
       options and subwidgets of its super-class.

       The PopupMenu widget supports all the  standard	options  of  a	frame  widget.	 See  the
       options(n) manual entry for details on the standard options.

       [-buttons buttons]  A Tcl list that specifies the mouse button(s) and key modifier(s) that
       bring up the popup menu. Each element of this list is in turn a	list  that  contains  two
       elements:  the  first element is an integer that indicates the mouse button that brings up
       the popup menu; the second element specifies the key modifiers that should be used in con-
       junction  with  the  mouse  button.  For example, the value {{1 {Control Meta}} {3 {Any}}}
       specifies that the popup menu can be popped up by (a) pressing mouse button 1 with  either
       the  Control  or  the  Meta  key or (b) pressing mouse button 3 with any key modifier. The
       default	value  is  {{3	{Any}}}:  only	mouse  button  3  brings  up  the   popup   menu.
       [-postcmd postCmd]  Specifies  a  command to be evaluated just before the menu is about to
       pop-up. This command is called with two default arguments: the root x-y coordinates  where
       the  user  has pressed the mouse button. This command must return a boolean value: a false
       indicates that the menu shouldn't be popped up at this point; a true  indicates	that  the
       menu  should  be popped up. This option can be used to find out where the user has pressed
       the mouse-button and  optionally  disable  the  popup  menu  over  certain  screen  areas.
       [-spring spring]  When set to true, the menu will be automatically popped down if the user
       releases the mouse button outside of the menu and no menu commands will be  invoked.  This
       makes  it  easy for the user to cancel the popup menu without pressing the Escape key. The
       default value is true.  [-state state] Must be either disabled or  normal.  The	PopupMenu
       widget  will  not  pop  up unless its -state is set to normal.  [-title title] Specifies a
       text string to display inside the menubutton subwidget, as the title of this PopupMenu.

       Name:	      menu
       Class:	      Menu

	      The menu subwidget.

       Name:	      menubutton
       Class:	      Menubutton

	      The menubutton subwidget.

       The tixPopupMenu command creates a new window (given by the pathName argument)  and  makes
       it  into a PopupMenu widget.  Additional options, described above, may be specified on the
       command line or in the option database to configure aspects of the PopupMenu  widget  such
       as its cursor and relief.

       The  Tix PopupMenu widget can be used as a replacement of the tk_popup command. The advan-
       tage of the Tix PopupMenu widget is it requires less application code to manipulate. Also,
       it provides a title for the popup menu, which is not available from tk_popup.

       The tixPopupMenu command creates a new Tcl command whose name is the same as the path name
       of the PopupMenu widget's window.  This command may be used to invoke  various  operations
       on the widget. It has the following general form:
		     pathName option ?arg arg ...?
       PathName  is  the  name	of  the command, which is the same as the PopupMenu widget's path
       name. Option and the args determine the exact behavior of the command. The following  com-
       mands are possible for PopupMenu widgets:

       pathName bind widget ?widget ...?
	      Binds  this  PopupMenu to one or more widgets. The PopupMenu will be activated when
	      the user presses the right mouse button over these widgets.

       pathName cget option
	      Returns the current value of the configuration option given by option.  Option  may
	      have any of the values accepted by the tixPopupMenu command.

       pathName configure ?option? ?value option value ...?
	      Query  or  modify  the configuration options of the widget.  If no option is speci-
	      fied, returns a list describing all of the  available  options  for  pathName  (see
	      Tk_ConfigureInfo	for information on the format of this list).  If option is speci-
	      fied with no value, then the command returns a list describing the one named option
	      (this  list will be identical to the corresponding sublist of the value returned if
	      no option is specified).	If one or more option-value pairs are specified, then the
	      command  modifies  the  given  widget option(s) to have the given value(s); in this
	      case the command returns an empty string.   Option  may  have  any  of  the  values
	      accepted by the tixPopupMenu command.

       pathName post widget x y
	      Posts the PopupMenu inside the widget at the coordinate x,y.

       pathName unbind widget ?widget ...?
	      Cancels the PopupMenu's binding with the widget(s).

       pathName subwidget  name ?args?
	      When  no	options  are given, this command returns the pathname of the subwidget of
	      the specified name.

	      When options are given, the widget command  of  the  specified  subwidget  will  be
	      called with these options.


Tix					       4.0				  tixPopupMenu(n)

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