Drop Palette for Standard Menus—Dragging Templates and Styles

The following sections list the choices in the Drop Palette that appear when you drag shapes, templates, and styles from the Palette to an empty area or a button on a standard menu.

Dragging a Shape to an Empty Area

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Assigns this shape to the button.

Create Drop Zone
  • Creates a drop zone at this menu location.

  • Assigns this shape to the drop zone.

Dragging a Shape to a Button or Drop Zone

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Set Shape (default option)
  • Assigns this shape to the button or drop zone.

Create Button
Only available when dragging to a drop zone.
The drop zone is unaffected.
  • Creates a button on top of the drop zone.

  • Assigns this shape to the button.

Dragging a Template to an Empty Area

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Apply to Menu (default option)
  • Template buttons are only applied to existing buttons (no new buttons are created). An exception is if the menu has no buttons, in which case all buttons from the template will be added.

Apply to Menu—Add All Buttons
  • Template buttons are all applied, replacing existing buttons and adding new ones (if necessary).

Create Submenu
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Assigns this template’s background to the button’s thumbnail.

  • Creates a new standard menu with this template.

  • Adds a link from the new button to the new menu.

Dragging a Template to a Button

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Submenu and Apply Template (default option)
  • Creates a new standard menu with this template.

  • Adds a link from the button to the new menu.

Dragging a Button Style to an Empty Area

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Button (default option)
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Assigns this style to the button.

Create Button—Set Default Button Style
  • Creates a button at this menu location.

  • Assigns this style to the button.

  • Assigns this style as the default button style for this menu.

Set Default Button Style
No button is created.
  • Assigns this style as the default button style for this menu.

Dragging a Button Style to a Button

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Apply to Button (default option)
  • Applies this button style to the button.

Dragging a Text Style to an Empty Area

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Text Object (default option)
  • Creates a text object at this menu location.

  • Assigns this style to the text object.

Create Text Object—Set Default Text Style
  • Creates a text object at this menu location.

  • Assigns this style to the text object.

  • Assigns this style as the default text style for this menu.

Set Default Text Style
No text object is created.
  • Assigns this style as the default text style for this menu.

Dragging a Text Style to a Text Object

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Apply to Text Object (default option)
  • Assigns this style to the text object.

Dragging a Drop Zone Style to an Empty Area

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Create Drop Zone (default option)
  • Creates a drop zone at this menu location.

  • Assigns this style to the drop zone.

Dragging a Drop Zone Style to a Drop Zone

The following option appears in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Apply to Drop Zone (default option)
  • Assigns this style to the drop zone.

Dragging a Layout Style to the Menu Editor

The following options appear in the Drop Palette:

Drop Palette options
Actions
Apply to Menu (default option)
  • Layout style buttons are only applied to existing buttons (no new buttons are created).

    An exception is if the menu has no buttons, in which case all buttons from the layout style will be added.

Apply to Menu—Add All Buttons
  • Layout style buttons are all applied, replacing existing buttons and adding new ones (if necessary).