better to aim high and hit low than aim low and hit lower.
so I managed to get the radial menu system finished, as every programmer here knows things in the mind are commonly somewhat more difficult to produce in reality, what really slowed me down was the mouse interaction with the menu.
however it all came out nicely and here is a video to show it's use.
Video of radial menu use
eat your heart out dgreen02 [grin] [wink]