Instance Method


Selects the menu item with the specified tag.


- (BOOL)selectItemWithTag:(NSInteger)tag;



The tag of the item you want to select.

Return Value

YES if the item was successfully selected; otherwise, NO.


If no item with the specified tag is found, this method returns NO and leaves the menu state unchanged.

You typically assign tags to menu items from Interface Builder, but you can also assign them programmatically using the setTag: method of NSMenuItem.

See Also

Setting the current selection

- selectItem:

Selects the specified menu item.

- selectItemAtIndex:

Selects the item in the menu at the specified index.

- selectItemWithTitle:

Selects the item with the specified title.

- setObjectValue:

Selects the item at a specific index using an object value.