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Re: Octave 6.0.90 release candidate Octave.app build

From: Andrew Janke
Subject: Re: Octave 6.0.90 release candidate Octave.app build
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:42:29 -0400
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/68.12.0

On 9/23/20 9:37 PM, Kai Torben Ohlhus wrote:
> On 9/23/20 9:54 PM, Ray Daniel Zimmerman wrote:
>>> On Sep 23, 2020, at 6:47 AM, Andrew Janke <floss@apjanke.net> wrote:
>>> On 9/23/20 12:51 AM, Kai Torben Ohlhus wrote:
>>>> - I cannot use the App menus [2], they seem to be all deactivated.
>>> Oh, this is weird. Can you be more specific about what "deactivated"
>>> means here? I may be seeing the same thing: When I first launch
>>> Octave.app 6.0.90 on my macOS 10.15.6 machine, the menus in the menu bar
>>> (the thing at the very top of the screen) are non-responsive: clicking
>>> on them produces no action at all; no menu drops down.
>>> If I click away from Octave (e.g. by clicking on the desktop to switch
>>> to Finder) and then click back to Octave, then the menu bar menus work:
>>> clicking on the menu items causes a menu to drop down, and most of the
>>> menu items are active (not greyed out).
>>> Is that what you're seeing?
>>> This is new behavior that I haven't seen before.
>> That describes what I am seeing on macOS 10.15.6.
>>     Ray
> Yes, same here.  This was not intuitive to me, but I am not using macOS
> that often 😅
> Kai

It shouldn't be intuitive to you. This is a bug. :)

I'll try to figure it out. I've never seen this particular behavior before.


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