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From Daniel Ziltener <zi...@lyrion.ch>
Subject Re: Problems with MenuBar
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 19:38:24 GMT
I think the problem was that I included both the Application interface and
the Bindable interface which led to a behaviour that's not expected by a
normal Pivot user... Anyway I think it's better if I do that separately.

2011/3/3 Greg Brown <gk_brown@verizon.net>

> What is the stack trace of the exception?
>
>
> On Mar 3, 2011, at 10:56 AM, Daniel Ziltener wrote:
>
> Now I'm getting an IllegalArgumentException claiming that the "location is
> null". The definition of the MainWindow tag is now:
>
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <ui:MainWindow title="SemanticNotes" maximized="true"
>     xmlns:bxml="http://pivot.apache.org/bxml"
>     xmlns:ui="ch.lyrion.semanticnotes.desktop.ui"
>     xmlns="org.apache.pivot.wtk">
>         <bxml:define>
>             <MenuBar xmlns:content="org.apache.pivot.wtk.content"
>             bxml:id="menuBar">
>                 <MenuBar.Item buttonData="Testmenu">
>                     <Menu.Section>
>                         <Menu.Item>
>                             <buttonData>
>                                 <content:MenuItemData text="New"
> keyboardShortcut="CMD-N"/>
>                             </buttonData>
>                         </Menu.Item>
>                     </Menu.Section>
>                 </MenuBar.Item>
>             </MenuBar>
>         </bxml:define>
>
>     <Panel>
>         <bxml:include src="BookPanel.bxml" />
>     </Panel>
> </ui:MainWindow>
>
> 2011/3/3 Greg Brown <gk_brown@verizon.net>
>
>> Try changing it to something like this:
>>
>> <bar:MainWindow title="SemanticNotes" maximized="true" xmlns:bxml="
>> http://pivot.apache.org/bxml"
>>     xmlns:foo="com.foo.bar" xmlns="org.apache.pivot.wtk">
>>
>> replacing "foo" and "com.foo.bar" with your preferred namespace prefix and
>> the name of the package containing MainWindow. As written, you are simply
>> creating an instance of org.apache.pivot.wtk.Window, which is probably not
>> what you want.
>>
>> Also, if you don't want to set the menu bar using a <menuBar> element, you
>> should probably wrap the <MenuBar> in a <bxml:define> block. Otherwise,
it
>> will be set as the Window's content, then replaced by the Panel when that
>> element is processed.
>>
>> G
>>
>> On Mar 3, 2011, at 10:34 AM, Daniel Ziltener wrote:
>>
>> No, it isn't a typo. But I changed it to MainWindow, now. But it doesn't
>> change anything.
>> I did assign an id to the menuBar: "<MenuBar
>> xmlns:content="org.apache.pivot.wtk.content" bxml:id="menuBar">".
>> As I now found out, "initialize" never gets called. So I moved the code
>> "setMenu" into the startup method. That doesn't work, too. And I know why:
>> The menuBar instance doesn't get assigned to my menuBar variable.
>>
>>
>> 2011/3/3 Greg Brown <gk_brown@verizon.net>
>>
>>> The root element in your example is Window, not MainWindow - is that a
>>> typo?
>>>
>>> Couple other questions:
>>> 1) Why call setMenu() manually? Why not just declare the menu in BXML?
>>>
>>> 2) Is it possible that you did not assign an ID to your menu bar so that
>>> your menuBar member variable is null when initialize() is called?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mar 3, 2011, at 10:19 AM, Daniel Ziltener wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>> It's me again... I'm trying to add a MenuBar to a window I created. So I
>>> have a class MainWindow and a corresponding MainWindow.bxml.
>>> The MainWindow extends Frame and implements Application and Bindable and
>>> is essentially built like the "Menu Bars" sample on the pivot page, except
>>> that I manually add the MenuBar:
>>> I have a "@BXML MenuBar menuBar = null" which gets injected and then I
>>> use "this.setMenuBar(menuBar)" in the initialize-Method to add the MenuBar
>>> to the window. The problem is: There is no menubar displayed. I just keep
>>> getting a window without a menubar.
>>> My BXML-File is quite short, so I include it:
>>>
>>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
>>> <Window title="SemanticNotes" maximized="true" xmlns:bxml="
>>> http://pivot.apache.org/bxml" xmlns="org.apache.pivot.wtk">
>>>       <MenuBar xmlns:content="org.apache.pivot.wtk.content"
>>> bxml:id="menuBar">
>>>         <MenuBar.Item buttonData="Testmenu">
>>>           <Menu.Section>
>>>             <Menu.Item>
>>>              <buttonData>
>>>                <content:MenuItemData text="New"
>>> keyboardShortcut="CMD-N"/>
>>>              </buttonData>
>>>            </Menu.Item>
>>>          </Menu.Section>
>>>       </MenuBar.Item>
>>>     </MenuBar>
>>>
>>>     <Panel>
>>>       <bxml:include src="BookPanel.bxml" />
>>>     </Panel>
>>> </Window>
>>>
>>> What's wrong with that?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
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