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F keys and mouse :-)
Authored by: reippuert on Nov 28, '01 11:28:46AM

I can only agree with you that this is a very nice app. I t includes two major functions not curently pressant in

F keys
Mouse support.

in mc (midnight comander) there is support for both, however i can't get the pull down menus to work in emacs (both apples and xemacs from fink)

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Not really menus
Authored by: Cadre on Nov 28, '01 12:36:33PM

The menus you see in emacs and xemacs while within a shell aren't really menus at all. They don't do anything. They are a figure head line that's only purpose is to take up space.

Stick the following line in your dot emacs file (~/.emacs) to recover this lost line of space.

(menu-bar-mode (if window-system 1 -1))

That line will turn the menubar off if you are within a shell, and turn it back on if you were to have emacs connect to an X server.

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Not really menus
Authored by: rushmoom on Nov 29, '01 10:54:10PM

You're kidding, right? Have you ever used the X version of emacs? They're definitely menus.

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