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Re: Options menu

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Options menu
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 20:31:35 +0100

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Kastrup" <address@hidden>

> It has been proposed to rather name this menu "Appearance" since


> c) The option blink-cursor-mode has been put into the top level of the
> a) naming the current "Hide/Show" (which has not yet been released
> under this name) into "Appearance".

Agree. It is a one time shot and I guess it should be possible to do it

> b) move the blink-cursor-mode option there, even in case that people
> would not want to have "Appearance" rather than "Hide/Show".

Agree if that unfortunately happens.

> _would_ be a change with regard to 21.4: I'd swap the order of the
> "Save Options" and "Customize Emacs" menu entries to make "Save
> Options" be the last entry in the menu: that's where people look for
> it.

That would be good.

> I am also not happy about the "Customize Emacs" menu name: it implies
> that selecting options in the Options menu would be different from
> customizing Emacs.  I'd prefer to have this menu called "All Options"

Agree. Maybe "Browse All Options".

> "global-font-lock-mode" which we now present as "Syntax Highlighting".

Can this go into "Appearance" too please. A shorter structured menu makes it
easier for users.

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