Picture of Open Access badges

Discover Open Access research at Strathprints

It's International Open Access Week, 24-30 October 2016. This year's theme is "Open in Action" and is all about taking meaningful steps towards opening up research and scholarship. The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. Explore recent world leading Open Access research content by University of Strathclyde researchers and see how Strathclyde researchers are committing to putting "Open in Action".


Image: h_pampel, CC-BY

Menu-based extensions to GNU Emacs

Ritchie, R.A. and Weir, G.R.S. (1990) Menu-based extensions to GNU Emacs. In: Proceedings of the fifth conference of the British Computer Society, Human-Computer Interaction Specialist Group on People and computers V, 1989-08-05 - 1989-08-08.

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)


Extensions to the GNU incarnation of the Emacs editing system which provide facilities for menu-based interaction is given. Following the Emacs philosophy the described system is designed to allow for user-customisation and extension of menus, which are sensitive to the user's editing mode. The system affords pop-up and pull-right menus on SUN workstations and terminal menus on the wide range of terminals supported by Emacs. Additionally, a menu-based menu design tool has been implemented. This provides intelligent support to individual users who wish to construct or alter menus. The operation of this Emacs menu system is outlined and its range of facilities described in detail.