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Ronnie Phelps
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what menu items would you recommend be implemented in the GUI besides File--->close
 
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"Help" would be useful.
 
Michael Morris
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Hi Ronnie,
Well you certainly want a File->Exit, you may want a File->Open. You will need a Help->Help Topics and perhaps a Help->About. I also had an Action menu with Action->Book and Action->Search mainly for use of their accelerator keys.
Hope this helps,
Michael Morris
 
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I think I'm going to use File--->Exit instead of File--->Close because I don't plan to open anything via the GUI. And also the 'help' and 'about' which was suggested may be a good idea. I have a feeling that I will need every point I can get, since I didn't have much time to complete the beta exam, I don't want to loose points on trivial things. Thanks guys.
 
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Since I allow the user to connect and disconnect from the client, I have the following menu items:

I also have a menu toolbar with Connect, Disconnect, Refresh, and Help.
- John
 
Ronnie Phelps
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Why would you need menu items to use their accelerator keys???
can't you just use button.setMnemonic
 
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