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Re: F10 Menu Cursor Invisible

From: Richmond
Subject: Re: F10 Menu Cursor Invisible
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 20:21:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <> writes:

>> From: Richmond <>
>> Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 19:37:58 +0100
>> I have started emacs with -nw --color=never in mate-terminal. (This also
>> applies to xterm). When I press f10 I can see the menus, but when I
>> press down arrow I cannot see which menu item is highlighted. Is that a
>> bug?
> How come the current menu item is not highlighted? it should be
> displayed with a different face.  Do you see this in "emacs -Q -nw"?

I don't know. It seems to be suppressed by the color=never, so no I do
not see it with "emacs -Q -nw" nor do I see it with "emacs -nw" but I
want to use the --color=never.

>> Is there a way to get the menu in the minibuffer as it used to
>> appear in the old days?
> Yes, customize the variable tty-menu-open-use-tmm to a non-nil value.

Thanks that is better. Ideally though there should be a way to highlight
the menu option, inverse video would do.

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