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Re: guided tour suggestions

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: guided tour suggestions
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 20:20:31 +1200

 > > Would it be possible to make the screenshots with emacs -Q so that people
 > > see what they get out of the box ... ?
 > Good idea.
 > > The guided tour ... shows an Emacs a) compiled without a modern toolkit
 > > (Gtk+, Windows or Mac) b) without menus c) without toolbars d) without
 > > scrollbars (for heaven's sake!) e) without font diversity. The only thing
 > > hinting at fonts is a man-page f) without file dialogs g) without tooltips 
 > > h)
 > > without any non-ASCII character
 > When I get a chance, I will make some screenshots with the default UI setup,
 > and with more complex formatting/characters.

Remember, however, that GTK is _not_ the default toolkit for Emacs 22.1 so that
won't be what people see out of the box.  Currently it won't be the default for
Emacs 22.2 either.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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