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Re: specializing menu-item appearance
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: specializing menu-item appearance
- From: kardank@ERE.UMontreal.CA (Kardan Kaveh)
- Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1993 13:40:22 GMT
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp.mcl
- Organization: Universite de Montreal
- References: <93Dec1.email@example.com>
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org (Administration de Cnews)
In article <93Dec1.email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org ("Mark A. Tapia") writes:
>On Wed Dec 1, Kardan Kaveh asks"
> Is there an equivalent of view-draw-contents for menu-items?
>There is a view-draw-contents method for a pop-up-menu (see library/
>Kardan wants to change the font of a menu and specify keyboard equivalents.
>The interface tools (ift) package allows you to create a menu easily.
>If you want to add command key equivalents, examine the following code fragment
>defining the *file-menu* with the standard menu items. You don't
>need to redefine the view-draw-contents. The apple interface guidelines
>sppecify that the menu font should be Chicago 12 for the menu-bar menus.
Some applications will use, for example, command-d as a keyboard equivalent
for one menu-item, and shift-command-d for another. In the latter case, the
menu item will be displayed with an up-arrow/command-glyph/D as the keyboard
equivalent. It is this sort of thing I would like to be able to do, which
made me wonder if there was some way of taking control of the drawing of a