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  • Form Editor Right Click Menu Abreviated

    In two years this is the first time this has happened. I have a form I just built in V9 1847-3216 and now when I Right Click on any form element I get an abreviated menu.

    It used to be:
    Properties...
    Events
    Size to Fit
    Save
    Save As
    Cut
    Copy
    Paste
    etc..

    Now its just:
    Properties...
    Actions...
    Size to Fit
    Cut
    Copy
    Paste

    Any ideas why this would be the case on just one form - I get the full menu on all the other forms.

    This form does have a Report Viewer Super Control on it.

    Any help is much appreciated

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    Re: Form Editor Right Click Menu Abreviated

    John

    Since you have tried it on other forms and the drop down is correct - it would seem that there is something wrong with the form that is causing the improper drop down.

    Try shutting alpha down, turning off the computer and rebooting it and see if the problem still exists.

    If it does I would suggest posting the affected app with the form in question so we can see what you are seeing.

    I can not reproduce what you are seeing with version 1847-3216 (just for the record the last release of V9 was 2025-3264)


    Edit: John you don't have any field names in the forms that could be reserved words do you? Just a thought.
    Tom
    Last edited by Tbaker; 08-21-2010, 01:37 PM. Reason: another thought

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    • #3
      Re: Form Editor Right Click Menu Abreviated

      Thanks Tom -

      I went through all the field names, scripts and functions looking for reserved names and found none.

      However - the name of the form was FormEditor - oops.

      Changed it and now I have my correct right click popup menu back.

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      • #4
        Re: Form Editor Right Click Menu Abreviated

        John

        Back quite a while ago, I had a field named after a reserved word - don't remember what it was now but it caused all kids of problems with the form editor - through process of elmination I found that if I removed it from the form everything was okay - putting back in - back to the problem. I changed the field to another name and it worked -

        In you post you showed what you were seeing and it rang a bell. I think the properties were the same - the word "Actions" was the key to my remembering.

        Glad you got it ironed out.

        Tom

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