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Re: Input for TTY menus

From: Darren Hoo
Subject: Re: Input for TTY menus
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:38:38 +0800

On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 9:40 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I think there's one more improvement  can be made.
>> for example click on the menu Options,  Click on the letter O or click on
>> letter i the position of the dropdown menu is different. please refer to the
>> screenshots attached,  I think the calculation of the position of the  the
>> drop down menu should always start from the first letter of the menu.
> That's how non-toolkit menus always worked: the menu is popped on the
> same place where you click the mouse.  Personally, I rather like this,
> but that's because I'm used to it.
> If someone wants to work on changing that for clicks on the menu bar
> (note that this should still work as it does for clicks on the text
> area or elsewhere on the frame), I won't object, but I won't work on
> this myself, sorry.

That's OK, It doesn't bother me much, I can live with that.

>> (having some trouble setting up the build environment, are there any
>> downloadable nightly builds?)
>   https://sourceforge.net/projects/emacs-bin/files/snapshots/

Great! saves me a lot of hassle.

>> and whether the behaviour cross platform is consistent.
> It is, as long as Emacs itself is creating the menus.  Toolkits don't
> behave like that.

I assume that's the power of abstraction, right? I do not know how Emacs
actually does the cross platform thing, But I think I will get to know it.

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