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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: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:04:39 +0300

> Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:28:08 +0200
> From: martin rudalics <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> There is one minor problem which, however, prevents its use with
> standard settings on Debian here (screenshot attached).  The problem is
> that my default font is too large so the tooltips which are displayed in
> the echo area wrap.  I don't know why but since `resize-mini-windows' is
> by default 'grow-only I see no reason why they shouldn't.

I have no idea why this happens: tooltip.el clearly sets
truncate-lines non-nil to prevent that.

> Apparently, this wrapping garbles display and echo area completely.

Redisplay is put on hold during TTY menu operations, so Emacs cannot
adapt to changes in window configurations.  We must prevent the echo
area from growing, and I thought we already did.

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