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Re: want the old-style X interface back

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: want the old-style X interface back
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 15:45:37 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

> I'd like to revert back to the old, pseudo-graphical interface of
> emacs. That one playing ascii-graphics and using window-manager
> features for the drop-down menus. I am limited in bandwidth and can't
> use the full-windowized and -iconized design of the latest emacs. No,
> I don't want to use the -nw switch since it provides not-at-all equal
> functionality, especially at mouse usage.

> Is it possible to adjust this, or do I need to switch back to an elder
> version of emacs?

You can still do that with the latest versions of Emacs, but it is
a compilation option, so you have to recompile with --with-x-toolkit=no.

As for emacs -nw and mouse, xterm-mouse-mode tries to remove this limit,
although it's admittedly not as good.


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