XmCreateSimpleMenuBar man page

XmCreateSimpleMenuBar — A RowColumn widget convenience creation function


#include <Xm/RowColumn.h>
Widget XmCreateSimpleMenuBar(
Widget parent,
String name,
ArgList arglist,
Cardinal argcount);


XmCreateSimpleMenuBar creates an instance of a RowColumn widget of type XmMENU_BAR and returns the associated widget ID.

This routine creates a MenuBar and its CascadeButtonGadget children. The name of each button is button_n, where n is an integer from 0 (zero) to the number of buttons in the menu minus 1. Buttons are named and created in the order they are specified in the RowColumn simple menu creation resources supplied in the argument list.

Specifies the parent widget ID
Specifies the name of the created widget
Specifies the argument list
Specifies the number of attribute/value pairs in the argument list (arglist)

A number of resources exist specifically for use with this and other simple menu creation routines. The only button type allowed in the XmNbuttonType resource is XmCASCADEBUTTON. For a complete definition of RowColumn and its associated resources, see XmRowColumn(3).


Returns the RowColumn widget ID.

Referenced By

XmCreateMenuBar(3), XmCreateRowColumn(3), XmRowColumn(3), XmVaCreateSimpleMenuBar(3).

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