Shortcut Menu Selection (User) Event

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Requires: Base Development System

Class: Control Events

Type: Notify

Generated when the user selects a user-defined item from the shortcut menu. Use the Shortcut Menu Selection (App) event to generate an event when the user selects an application item from the shortcut menu.

Example

Event Data Fields

NameDescription
SourceSource of the event. LabVIEW UI refers to any built-in user interface event.

0LabVIEW UI
TypeType of event that occurred, such as Mouse Down, Value Change, Timeout, and so on.
TimeValue of the millisecond timer when the event occurred.
TimeValue of the millisecond timer when the event occurred.
ItemTagName of the user-defined shortcut menu item the user selected, such as USER_MY_HELP.
ItemPathPath of the user-defined shortcut menu item that the user selected, such as APP_HELP:USER_MY_HELP.
CtrlRefReference to the control on which the event occurred.
SubObjReference to the object on which the event occurred. For example, if the user right-clicks a cluster that contains several controls, the SubObj might be a control within the cluster, even if the cluster added the shortcut menu item.

Example

Refer to the Customizing Shortcut Menus VI in the labview\examples\Dialog and User Interface\Menu\Customizing Shortcut Menus directory for an example of using the Shortcut Menu Selection (User) event.

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