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Re: [help-texinfo] Want curly braces around key sequences (Was: Overfull

From: Robert Weiner
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Want curly braces around key sequences (Was: Overfull vbox in Concept Index leads to a blank page in the middle of the index)
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2016 13:55:05 -0400

On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 1:36 PM, Gavin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
> It's not necessary to achieve uniformity across the various output
> formats in this area. There's no reason why output on paper or on a
> graphical display should be subject to the limitations of a typewriter
> that can't do different fonts.

Just to be clear, no one is suggesting that.  We are just suggesting
that there also always be a textual delimiter surrounding key
sequences to set them off from other text better and to allow tools
that operate upon text to operate upon them.

> Finally, it seems unfortunate that you can't use @kbd in your Texinfo
> source for the key sequences if you want to get the braces. I'm not
> sure if there is a solution for this.

That would be nice if such an option existed.


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