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Re: Semi-unhelpful error message given when trying to (provide 'CUA-mode

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Semi-unhelpful error message given when trying to (provide 'CUA-mode)
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 09:49:37 +0200
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David Kastrup skrev:
Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:

The menu bar is stupidly displayed, yes, but there's no way to
activate its items.
F10 activates them.
Hmm.  Is there any reason why F10 under X Windows doesn't activate
the visible toolbar so that I can move around with the cursor keys?
Binding F10 to `tmm-menubar' is probably not that helpful...

Maybe to accessibility dependent people?  On the other hand, walking
toolkit menus should be pretty standard for accessibility tools.

In my opinion, it would make sense to offer this kind of drop-down
menu traversal both in text mode as well as in the toolkits.  I don't
see that tmm-menubar has advantages that make it worth making it the

I'd vote to add this to todo.texi.  This is one part of CUA where the
cost of accommodating it does not appear to have a negative impact
elsewhere within Emacs.

I have a patch for the X11 versions of Emacs that activates the menubar when F10 is pressed. I think that is very common, I have not seen any application that activates the toolbar on F10.

        Jan D..

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