[fxruby-users] Combobox

Jeroen van der Zijp jeroen at fox-toolkit.org
Mon Jan 14 11:24:43 EST 2008

On Sunday 13 January 2008 05:02:04 am Tobi wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got a little problem  with the comboboxes. I want to provide a  
> search where the user enters a word into the combobox and the program  
> runs a mysqlsearch and returns the result in the comboboxlist. While  
> the user enters a searchword or moves up or down within the list, it  
> is necessary that the list opens itself without a manual click on the  
> button. That's exactly my problem.
> I was able to implement the search, but I don't know how I can make  
> the list popup. There is a method paneShown?, but no showPane. Then I  
> found the method popup (from FXPopup), but I don't know how I can use  
> it.
> An example for a search I want to build is the url bar in a browser.

OK, I will add some API's to FXComboBox to post the menu programmatically;
this will be in FOX 1.7, of course.

		- Jeroen

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