Sunday, March 6, 2011

How to Add Menu Bars to Panels

Creating a Menu Bar:
  1. Select and display the .uir project file in the project workspace (if not selected).
  2. Go to Edit->Menu Bars.
  3. Create.
  4. Add items by selecting insert item or insert child items, edit the desired menu item settings.
  5. When done click OK.

Editing the Menu Bar:
  • The "Constant Name" is the constant name of the following item while "Item Name" is the label that will be displayed on the menu.
  • Pay attention for the "Menu Bar Constant Prefix", you'll need it for the next step.
  • You can preview the menu bar at the top of the Edit Menu Bar window.

Adding the Menu Bar to the Panel
  1. Double-click the desired panel to edit the panel properties.
  2. Click the Menu Bar list on the Panel Settings and select your Menu Bar Constant Prefix.
  3. Click OK and you're done.

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