[futurebasic] Quit using the cmd-Q keystroke

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From: Jim Henson <vegasswede@...>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 08:01:30 -0700
Mornin' All,

To use the cmd-Q keystroke with a "Reliable" Hide & Show MenuBar (Like 
Derek's, Matt's or Bird's) was so SIMPLE that even a Thick Headed Swede 
like me should have figured it out ..

My wife, who doesn't even know how to turn Dumb Dumb on, told me how .. 
She said "FAKE IT" with just the Q key .. AND .. Bless My Happy Soul" if 
she wasn't absolutely "Right On"

The Q key is key 12 in the vKeyCode% .. I made it active as a Quit 
keystroke

When cmd-Q is pressed .. the cmd key press is ignored, the Q key is 
recognized, and the program quits

The need of cmd-Q Quit as a "Security Blanket" is satisfied and I still 
have a program that is not plagued with a MenuBar Scar .. 

I've even made the O key (31) open the Open File Dialog Box .. That will 
further satisfy the "Conventional Mac" requirements

Like the "Hair Dresser" .. Only I will now that they are a diabolical 
Imitation

Now .. Before the Die Hards condemn the Faked Keystrokes .. Look at it 
this way .. If a User does accidentally stumble onto the fact that I've 
pulled a heinous and deceitful trick on him .. SO WHAT .. He can still 
use his cmd-Q and cmd-O keystrokes to satisfy his pressing need to 
faithfully use those Hallowed features ;-O

Sarcasm and joking aside .. It really works .. Best of all, there's no 
possibility, therefore probability, of introducing a WHOLE BUNCH of bugs, 
like there would definitely be with a "work Around" solution  .. 

Even Old Murphy gets Snookered

Jim Henson,The Vegas Swede, (^_^) s aplenty

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