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Re: Support routines for popup menus

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Support routines for popup menus
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 18:16:20 +0100
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Richard Stallman wrote:
To show the menu where point is, not where the mouse cursor is. It displays the menu under the point with point visible, if possible. (If
I expect people will find that very strange and inconvenient.

I guess you are misunderstanding. The purpose is not to show the popup menu at the point when clicking with the mouse.

I thinks computer users today are used to menus that popup at the point for operations that has something to do with the text at point - even when they work with the keyboard. I have for example used this for completion in nXhtml:


I think there are other Emacs libraries that does similar things.

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