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Re: short cuts

From: Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Subject: Re: short cuts
Date: 10 Dec 2001 16:49:22 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

address@hidden (Richard Stallman) writes:

> I can't convert Grunlund's cryptic flame into a concrete idea for
> improving Emacs; I see he dislikes the Emacs interface, but his
> description of the alternative is too sketchy for me to figure out
> concretely what it means.
> Perhaps someone else understands better than I do and could come up
> with a useful idea.
>     This is because I have to use the mouse for all the simple things
>     I have to do frequently, like browsing/moving between files in the
>     buffer. Instead of using just ctrl tab, F8, or alt + nr, which
>     works so good in other editors,

He seems to want different shortcuts (e.g. ctrl-tab to cycle buffers),
and a menu bar like the one in most apps nowadays (see "gedit" for a
free example), where Alt-f goes to the _F_ile menu, , Alt-e goes to
the _E_dit  menu etc (modifier + accelerator marked in menubar opens
the menu)

Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.

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