When I use the string "Text" in umenu, the object will show a
keyboard shortcut (alt-command N) on the right. Somehow Max seems to
confuse the umenu entry with its own menu (File->New->Text).
the alt+command + N is one of my shortcut system (which modify the
application shortcuts). I’ve seen that strange behavior in the umenu,
and I’ve really no idea why this happens… But anyway, it’s
Yes, that’s strange. And also:
(1)/w –> [prepend append] –> umenu
displays a shortcut but it is grayed out… ?
On 19-Jun-2006, at 16:51, Philippe GRUCHET wrote:
Not very strange;-
Left-parentheses and slash are treated by the Mac OS API as meta-
characters, disabling the menu item and generating the command-key
Many people have been disappointed that only a subset of the meta-
characters handled by Mac OS are supported by umenu. You seem to have
stumbled upon both of them by accident.
I don’t know of a workaround other than avoiding these characters,
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Thanks Peter for your explanations. Very helpful!
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