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Re: A user menu in the wrong position

On 2007-02-02, Katsumi Yamaoka said:

>>>> Katsumi Yamaoka <yamaoka@xxxxxxx> writes:
>>>>> How do other people think about it?  Should it leave to Emacs,
>>>>> be customizable or be as is?
>>>>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.09169] Romain Francoise wrote:
>>>> I always found the position of the menus somewhat surprising, but
>>>> imagined that there was a good reason behind it.  If there isn't,
>>>> moving them to a more usual location would be nice...
>> On 2007-02-01, Katsumi Yamaoka said:
>>> I thought the leftmost place of the menu bar is the best.
>>> Contrarily, menu items in the rightmost place will easily disappear
>>> when there are many items or a user uses a big font or shrinks the
>>> frame width, like a clock and minor modes disappear in the mode
>>> line.
>>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.09175] Leo wrote:
>> For emacs-w3m alone, it doesn't matter where the "w3m", "bookmark" and
>> "Tab" are placed. But "File", "Edit" "Options" etc are present in
>> almost all modes. Making them dislodged from the usual places causes
>> surprise.
>> Many packages in Emacs have already brought more than 3 items into the
>> menu bar for example outline-mode, message-mode and gnus etc. And for
>> modern monitors, the menubar and toolbar have only taken 40% of the
>> screen width as in my two year old computer.
> All except Leo, Romain, and me seem not to be interested in this
> issue. ;-)
> But I've implemented the new user option `w3m-menu-on-forefront'.
> The default value is nil, and customizing of the value is
> reflected into the actual menu bar appearance immediately.  Of
> course it is effective on XEmacs as well.  Try:
> M-x customize-option RET w3m-menu-on-forefront RET
> Regards,

Thank you, Katsumi.

Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com>                         (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)