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bug #60870: Label property of a uimenu not recommended and replaced by Text

Submitted by:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted on:  Thu 01 Jul 2021 04:02:43 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Guillaume Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Thu 22 Jul 2021 08:47:39 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Turns out this wasn't particularly hard to implement.  I added support for "Text" in this changeset: http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/3eca54836f97.

Marking as fixed and closing report.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sat 03 Jul 2021 09:40:54 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Just did some checking and internally 'Text' and 'Label' seem to be identical.  If you set either one, the other automatically updates to the new value.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 01 Jul 2021 08:36:57 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Matlab is always subtly changing their APIs.  I don't think this would be that difficult to implement, but it isn't high priority as Matlab will still accept "Label" as a property so code can still run on either interpreter.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 01 Jul 2021 04:02:43 PM UTC, original submission:  

According to the Matlab documentation, the Label property of a uimenu is not recommended and Text should be used:

Octave only recognises Label, and Text returns an error:

octave> H = figure (); uimenu (H, "Text", "A");
error: __go_uimenu__: set: unknown uimenu property Text, unable to create graphics handle
error: called from
    uimenu at line 94 column 7

while Matlab accepts both.

Guillaume <gyom>


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