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Re: lRe: MS Windows "Alt-Menu" support


From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: lRe: MS Windows "Alt-Menu" support
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2003 22:22:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Herb Martin" <address@hidden> writes:

>> While the new Alt behavior would be good for Windows users, I wonder
>> what users of other OSes do?  I think it's also becoming common with
>> modern X11 applications that Alt-X invokes the menu bar entry X.  But
>> I think for X11 apps, it's hold-down-Alt-while-pressing-X instead of
>> the Windows way.
>
> I think the suggestion -- and I agreed -- was to make it configurable.

Well, that allows non-Windows users to turn the feature off.  But
that means they're not better off than now, where the feature is also
off (because it doesn't exist).

My question was how to make life better for non-Windows users?

I realize it's a toughie, so it's more a theoretical thing...
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