As of v2.0.0, ScrollingMenuSign allows menu hierarchies to be built, and all displayed in a single view, using the special SUBMENU command. This is best explained by example:
/sms create central &1Central /sms add central "Set Time" "SUBMENU timeofday" /sms add central "Warps" "SUBMENU warps" /sms add central "Game Mode" "SUBMENU gamemode" /sms create timeofday "&1Time of Day" /sms add timeofday "Morning" "/@time morning" /sms add timeofday "Noon" "/@time noon" ... /sms create warps "Warps" /sms menu warps defcmd "/warp <LABEL>" /sms add warps "Home" /sms add warps "Mines" ... /sms create gamemode "Game Mode" /sms add gamemode "Survival" "/gm 0" /sms add gamemode "Creative" "/gm 1"
Now sync the central menu onto any view type (sign, map, ...) Whenever an item in that menu is clicked, the view will switch to displaying the appropriate submenu - you have a menu hierarchy!
When you're in a submenu, the menu title will be prefixed with a configurable string, by default "->" (see submenus.title_prefix in the Configuration. Also, a special "Back" menu entry will be added to go back to showing the previous menu, by default "<- BACK" (see submenus.back_item.label and submenus.back_item.material in the Configuration).
Any of the submenus above (timeofday, warps, gamemode) can of course also be used as top-level menus in any view.
/sms create weather &1Weather /sms add weather "Sunny" "/weather sunny" -icon glowstone /sms add weather "Rainy" "/weather rainy" -icon water /sms sync weather -inv # assuming the view "weather-1" was created... /sms add central Weather "POPUP weather-1"
Now, when the "Weather" menu item is clicked, an inventory view will open with two icons for changing the weather.
Note: earlier versions of SMS allow views to be popped up with
/sms view <view-name> -popup, but the POPUP command is preferable since it's more concise, slightly more efficient, and most importantly no special permissions (scrollingmenusign.commands.view) need to be granted to players.
- The SUBMENU and POPUP commands are only recognised in commands run from menu items. You can't use them from chat or from the console.