Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#11318 closed defect (wontfix)

PINKPANTHER: Some menu items are ignored

Reported by: ZvikaZ Owned by: sev-
Priority: high Component: Engine: Pink
Version: Keywords: menu hebrew
Cc: Game: Pink Panther: Passport to Peril


I'm trying to run "The Pink Panther: Passport to Peril (Windows/Hebrew)", and it ignores all Help menu items.
Running the game directly from Windows - these are working.

I don't know if it's a bug, or an intent change, but the game menu from ScummVM behaves a little weird - I cannot click a title (like "game" or "help", and then click one of the items under it (like "new game") - instead, I have to keep the mouse clicked, from the moment I clicked the title, until I chose the menu item.
When running from Windows, it behaves normally.

Note - I see the menu in Hebrew, and reversed one (see bug #11316), I wrote here in my examples the assumed English translations.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by bluegr, 4 years ago

Summary: Some menu items are ignoredPINKPANTHER: Some menu items are ignored

comment:2 by sev-, 4 years ago

Priority: normalhigh

comment:3 by sev-, 4 years ago

Owner: set to sev-
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

We know that the menu behaviour actually matches Macintosh menus, this is why it "misbehaves" for you. Perhaps someday we will implement Windows behaviour.

As of the menus, the Help section is plainly opening *.HLP file at their different locations. Having this implemented would be way too much for this relatively small feature. However, maybe someday we would implement it. The problem there is not mere with parsing HLP files, but also displaying. Those files are written in Rich Text Format (RTF), and we do not have such component implemented as part of ScummVM. However, it could eventually come for the Director engine.

In the meantime, I implemented a stub for these menu items, so the users are less confused.

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