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Re: MS Windows "Alt-Menu" support


From: Jeffery B. Rancier
Subject: Re: MS Windows "Alt-Menu" support
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 16:04:25 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (windows-nt)

address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:

I simply bind:

,----
| (defun jbr-w32-simulate-Alt-tap ()
|   (interactive)
|   (w32-send-sys-command 61696))
`----

to Control-tab, a sequence I never use.

(global-set-key [C-tab] 'jbr-w32-simulate-Alt-tap)

> "Herb Martin" <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Obviously Alt-F File, Alt-H Help, etc., conflict with
>> other Meta key sequences.
>>
>> How have others solved this issue (beside just adapting
>> as I miss my Alt-F Save file etc.)
>
> I suggested on emacs-devel to change the behavior of Emacs as
> follows:  Pressing Alt, then hitting f, then releasing Alt, should
> behave as it does now -- it should invoke M-f aka forward-word.  But
> pressing Alt, then releasing Alt, and *then* hitting f should invoke
> the menu bar.
>
> Maybe that might make you happy?
>
> The only problem is that you will need to write the code...
> -- 
> Two cafe au lait please, but without milk.

-- 
Thanks,
Jeff

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| Jeffery B. Rancier
| 
| Softechnics
| a METTLER TOLEDO company
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