Internal button menu like TCmenu
I would like to see an internal button menu. I hope that even the author of TCmenu (VadiMGP) agrees that having an internal extended version of such a menu would be a nice enhancement.
Such a menu could have the following operation modes:
- Simple mode: Comparable to TCmenu. It looks like a button but a menu is displayed containing the commands. Use: This is used to group various commands which somehow belong together.
- Circulate mode: The button has a small arrow on the right side. The arrow is a clickable button. When clicking on this arrow button the menu is shown as in simple mode. In this mode a state must be present which saves the last executed command of this menu. A state indicator is shown on the left side. Use: Cycling between views.
- History mode: Works similar to circulate mode but ends when reaching the end of the history. Use: Directory history.
The menu has a caption which informs the user of the the context of the button commands. Example: Views can be switched for the left, right and the source window.