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Re: New Context Menu

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: New Context Menu
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 18:48:30 +0300

> Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 16:11:23 +0200
> From: Ergus <spacibba@aol.com>
> Cc: Juri Linkov <juri@linkov.net>, emacs-devel@gnu.org
> >> What would a good key to bind such command?  Maybe 'S-<f10>'?
> >
> >Probably.  Or C-M-<f10>.
> >
> Hi Eli:
> There is the [menu] button. It is unused at least in xterm because
> it is not bound properly (I sent a message on yesterday).
> By default [menu] is bound to the same than M-x, so it is a good trade
> of to rebind it in the context-menu map, so by default the current
> behavior is not affected. But also, because it will provide the same
> behavior than other user interfaces around.
> In other terminals (urxvt) such button sends S-<f6>, that is not bound
> to anything either. And some others (gnome-terminal) intercept the
> binding before reaching emacs... so, I think is a good trade off with
> minimal impact.

It's okay to bind the <menu> key where it's available.  But many
terminals don't have it, so we should _also_ bind it to some common
enough key to make it available to everyone.

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