User Interaction:Invoke Menu Item Method

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Edition Date: March 2018
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Short Name: UI.Invoke Menu Item

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: Application Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Simulates the user selecting a menu item. In general, this method works on global menu items but not document-specific menu items, in which case the method fails silently.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
Menu Item TagYesSpecifies the name of the menu item.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemNo
Remote access allowedNo


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