[vdr] cMenuText

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Jan 20 19:02:37 CET 2006

Tobias Grimm wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>The cMenuText menu doesn't want any higher level menu (from
>>which it has been invoked) to do anyting special in case, e.g.,
>>a color key is pressed. Therefore it only processes its known
>>keys and makes everything else be ignored.
> Ok. I thought a menu should only return osContinue for keys, it has
> processed and I never saw a reason for a parent to process the keys
> pressed from it's child menu. But if I understand you right, osContinue
> is returned for keys, that no other parent menu should process.
> Is this a valid usage scenario for a plugin?:
> Story: In an item list, items are selected by the cursor key and the
> color keys invoke actions on the items. Opening an item with kOk should
> display some details, but the color keys should do exactly the same as
> in the list.
> Implemented like this: A class derived from cOsdMenu show's a list of
> items. Pressing a color key invokes an action for the selected item.
> Pressing ok shows item details in a cMenuText-submenu. The class that
> inherits from cMenuText overrides ProcessKey() and returns osUnknown for
> the color keys. This way the parent's key actions are invoked.

I guess this should work.


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