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Re: C-h K and C-h F in the Help menu

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: C-h K and C-h F in the Help menu
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 21:46:34 +0300

> Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 09:38:49 +0200
> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> CC:  address@hidden
> At first sight one might think that the time to find something in a menu 
> is proportional to the length of the menu. I think however that the time 
> required rises much faster, but I have not read any research about this. 

That might be so, but several popular GUI programs I checked have
menus whose length is comparable or even larger than our 17 items.  So
I should we shouldn't bother to change that.

> Submenus will reduce the number of items

And increase the time required to figure out in which submenu I find
what I'm looking for.

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