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(menucmd string)

Execute that menu command.

This function executes a command in the menu bar (cursor menu and pull-down menus). The string parameter uses the following formats:



The menu parameter has two parts-for example (menucmd "P1.2=*). In this case, the "P1" refers to the first pull-down menu (usually the File menu). the ".2" refers to the first item on the menu (usually the Open item). The first values of menu permitted in progeCAD are:

Menu Meaning
P0 Cursor menu
P1 - P16 Pull-down menus 1-16

The value parameter has the following meanings:

Value Meaning
? What is status of the menu item?
* Display the menu.
~ Disable the menu item (grayed out).
!. Prefix menu item with a check mark.
  (blank) Remove properties.
name Load the menu name.


Code Meaning
(menucmd "P3=*") Display menu #3 (the View menu).
(menucmd "P3.1=~") Disable menu #3, item #1 (the View | Redraw menu item).
(menucmd "P3.1=") Re enable the View | Redraw item.

(command cmd [arguments] ...)

(menugroup name)

LISP Compatibility

Programming Overview of LISP (LISt Processing) Language

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