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Re: Menus with more items than the TTY can display

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Menus with more items than the TTY can display
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:00:04 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>,
>         Emacs development discussions <address@hidden>,
>         Dani Moncayo <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:49:35 -0400
> > Plus, I think that the menu should not overwrite modeline, like on
> But I disagree on this one, especially since the frame might be split
> into many windows, so the "closest" modeline may be very close to the
> top of the frame.


> I do agree that the echo area should stay uncovered, so as to be able to
> display the help-echo.

That is already so.  (The original commit didn't do that, but then I
discovered that almost every menu item has help-echo, and the menu
item that covers the echo area is mostly invisible anyway.  So now we
limit the menu one line before the echo area.)

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