From: Bryan Oakley (oakley_at_bardo.clearlight.com)
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 23:01:55 GMT
Kevin Walzer wrote:
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> I'm looking for perspective on why Tk developers use menubuttons in GUI
> apps instead of menubars. On the Mac, menubuttons map to the Aqua
> combobox widget, and they make Tk apps look *very* weird. Moreover, the
> code usually isn't simple to hack to convert into a menubar.
> What do menubuttons offer that menubars don't?
At one point they were the only way to create menubars. For those of use
who can't use native menubars for one reason or another they are still a
viable way to make menubars.