[fltk.general] Re: Fl_Sys_Menu_Bar shortcut bug on MacOS

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Re: Fl_Sys_Menu_Bar shortcut bug on MacOS rs Oct 12, 2021 top right image
 
Ok, thanks for this, I understand.

I think you are right, on balance, you want the highlighting behaviour that exists currently.

I appreciate that this is well outside of the scope for FLTK, so it can just be ignored, but it *might* be helpful to point that out in the Fl_Sys_Menu_Bar docs that some shortcuts are "unwise", simply because if anyone is like me, they are using FLTK to get multi-platform support, without detailed knowledge of some of the "other" platforms...


On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 6:36:25 PM UTC+11 Ian MacArthur wrote:
On Monday, 11 October 2021 at 21:32:05 UTC+1 Mo wrote:
I would also prefer the current behavior.


Yes, me too - I think that having the "system behaviour" is probably least surprising to other macOS users.
Making fully cross-platform code is often tricky, as you need to somehow select a set of behaviours that seem familiar to users on all the platforms, which often means that (as in this case) the choice of modifier key combinations can be restricted...


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