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Re: Getting a menu in the minibuffer


From: Cecil Westerhof
Subject: Re: Getting a menu in the minibuffer
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 07:25:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)

jpkotta <address@hidden> writes:

>> There are several commands that give a little menu in the menu buffer.
>> For example tmm-menubar. I would like something like that also. I am
>> busy with extending GNUS. I think the best way to use those extra
>> functions -and maybe some standard ones- would be by using a menu. Is
>> there a place where building something like that is explained, or do I
>> need to consult the sources?
>
> A very simple echo area menu is
> http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/OneTwoThreeMenu.

Thanks.


> I have some modifications to it that: automatically format the items
> into columns; allow for continually re-displaying the menu until C-g
> is pressed; and allow for any keystroke to select an item.  I use my
> modified version but I wanted to work on it a bit more before
> submitting a patch.  If you're interested I can send it.

I sure am.

-- 
Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer
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