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Re: popup menu, menu bar and keyboard

From: Jarek Czekalski
Subject: Re: popup menu, menu bar and keyboard
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 23:32:18 -0700 (PDT)

I have the same question after 7 years. How do I quick-select a menu item,
say "Search" in "Edit". On Windows it's easy: F10, E, S. However on Linux
(graphical interface) the following part from the manual does not apply:

/Each menu item is also designated by a letter or digit (usually the initial
of some word in the item's name). This letter or digit is separated from the
item name by ‘==>’. You can type the item's letter or digit to select the

I think I saw that on terminal version of emacs, but not on the graphical

Why doesn't this work on graphical Linux?

In Emacs tutorial it's emphasized that the Emacs is so convenient and
ergonomic to use... :)

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