Re: How do I gray out system tray menu entries?

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Tue, 10 Apr 2007 12:51:44 -0500
"Ajay Kalra" <> wrote in message

On Apr 10, 10:17 am, "Paco" <> wrote:

I want the ability to gray out entries in my system tray menu.

My system tray implementation call a function every time the right mouse
button "up" is detected. This function builds the menu and activates it.
create the menu entries I use code lines like this:
"&Configuration..." );

When I want a gray disabled entry, I tried changing code to this:

"&Configuration..." );

It doesn't work. The gray specification seems to be ignored.

How do I get gray menu entries.

It should have worked. Try using EnableMenuItem. I am assuming this
menu items has nothing to do with MFC menu item which is enable/
disable using ON_UPDATE_COMMAND_UI mechanism.


It would work only if there is no ON_COMMAND handler for
ID_MENU_CONFIGURATION otherwise the MF_GRAYED will get overwritten by the


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