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dumbmenu - 0.40

Manuel Kammermeier (astorek)



It's another Module to create a Textmenu in a simple way... The Code isn't OOP, just procedual, and the sourcecode... Well, it could be better :) The Downloadable ZIP-File includes the Module and a simple Example; Documentation is the DocString [import dumbmenu; help('dumbmenu')] Maybe someone can use it?...


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March 27, 2011 1:38pm - Maxime - nickname: (spacemax) - 4/5
Very good. It will be perfect if you just add an additional option to center the text.
December 29, 2010 8:57pm - Magnus L - nickname: (magnet) - 5/5
I found a much better method to check for keys!

cursorpos = -1
while x <= len(menu):
if event.key == x+pygame.K_1:
cursorpos = x
ArrowPressed = True
exitMenu = True

It should work on any machine linux or windows!
July 18, 2010 2:43am - root9885 - nickname: (root9885) - 3/5
i can't download it from the link~ plz check
March 2, 2010 3:23am - Manuel Kammermeier - nickname: (astorek)
@gio: A Quick'n Dirty (and a VERY ugly) Solution would be:

p = dumbmenu(...)
if p == 0: main(); exit

But I'm sure this is not recommended^^. Typically, I'm use the dumbmenu with an endless While-Loop. The only Possibility to exit the While-Loop is choosing the "right" Menupoint. If another Menupoint was choosen, another function will be called. For example:

loopAgain = True
While loopAgain:
p = dumbmenu(screen,['Start Game','Manual','Quit Game'])
if p == 0: showManual() # Called another function named "showManual"
elif p == 1: startGame() # Called a function named "startGame"
elif p == 2: loopAgain = False # Exit the While-Loop

Hope I could help :)
March 1, 2010 5:34pm - Gio Di Russo - nickname: (bulbear4444)
How would I make it so when the user selects something, it goes to main()?
February 26, 2010 9:21am - Manuel Kammermeier - nickname: (astorek)
Argh, I released that under the wrong license, Sorry about that. The correct License is the "MIT-License". That means: You can do with the program whatever you want - in theory, you could even sell it if you want to do that ;) .
February 26, 2010 7:07am - Gio Di Russo - nickname: (bulbear4444) - 5/5
Very nice. Is it OK if I include the module with a Game Package I'm making?
February 25, 2010 11:40am - the new gammer - nickname: (ok14azertycmoi) - 4/5
it' s cool

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