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Re: key binding of `M-&' shows up in menu as (M-)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: key binding of `M-&' shows up in menu as (M-)
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 21:20:58 +0300

> Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 21:43:08 +0200
> From: "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden>
> Cc: Emacs-Pretest-Bug <address@hidden>
> Drew Adams wrote:
> >> I think this is specific to w32. Yes & needs to be escaped there.
> > 
> > I hope you mean that Emacs or Emacs W32 should do the escaping. These
> > binding indications are added automatically.
> I am not sure I understand you, but & is the character you put before a 
> character in the menu string on w32 to mark that character as an 
> accelerator in menu. (It will be shown underlined then.)
> An example: "&Help" will show "Help" in the menu with "H" underlined.
> So fixing this is a w32 specific problem.

I think I fixed this in CVS (trunk and branch); please try.

Btw, there's a much easier way to demonstrate the bug: just create a
buffer called, say, "foo&bar", then click "Buffers" from the menu bar.

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