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A click and hold button

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 31, 2013 at 07:34 UTC ( #1047191=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello wise monks, I a seek your wisdom: does any one have an example of a button that when clicked upon initiates a command, and when you click and hold pops up a menu. Something like Optionsmenu but with the single click and click and hold distinction. Thanks

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Re: A click and hold button (Tk::bind clickon clickoff)
by Anonymous Monk on Jul 31, 2013 at 07:46 UTC

    that is any button where you use Tk::bind to bind clickon and clickoff, and in clickon you start a button timer

    if clickoff fires before timer expires, then you run one

    if timer expires before clickoff fires, you run two

    clickon is called a press and clickoff is called a release

    site:perlmonks.org tk bind button click press release

      Thanks. I played with the timers a bit, but I'm still missing on how to create the pop-up menu bellow the button.

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