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Menu Editor Menus

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Select Edit»Run-Time Menu to display the Menu Editor dialog box.

Right-click a control and select Advanced»Run-Time Shortcut Menu»Edit to display the Shortcut Menu Editor dialog box.

The File menu includes the following components:

  • New—Creates a new RTM file and prompts you to save any previously edited RTM file.
  • Open—Opens an existing RTM file and switches the Menu Type to Custom.
  • Save—Saves the current RTM file. If you customize a run-time shortcut menu, you can save the shortcut menu with the control.
  • Save As—Saves the current RTM file with a different name.
  • Close—Closes the Menu Editor.

The Edit menu includes the following options:

  • Cut—Deletes the selected menu item or text and copies it to the clipboard.
  • Copy—Copies the selected menu item or text to the clipboard.
  • Copy Entire Menu—Copies the entire menu hierarchy to the clipboard.
  • Paste—Pastes the contents of the clipboard.
  • Expand/Collapse—Expands or collapses the selected submenu item.
  • Expand All—Expands all submenu items.
  • Collapse All—Collapses all submenu items.
  • Insert User Item—Inserts a user item after the selected menu item.
  • Insert Separator—Inserts a separator after the selected menu item.
  • Insert Application Item—Inserts an application item or submenu after the selected menu item.
  • Delete Item—Deletes the selected menu item.
  • Make Super Item—Makes the items following the selected item subordinate.
  • Make Sub Item—Makes the selected item subordinate to the preceding menu item.
  • Move Item Up—Moves the selected item up in the menu list. If the selected item has sub-items, they move along with the selected item.
  • Move Item Down—Moves the selected item down in the menu list. If the selected item has sub-items, they move along with the selected item.

 

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