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Name

guimenuitem — The name of a terminal menu item in a GUI

Synopsis

guimenuitem ::= (text | accel | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

A guimenuitem identifies a terminal selection from a menu in a graphical user interface. In particular, this is distinct from a menu (guimenu) and a submenu (guisubmenu). The distinction between a guimenuitem and a guisubmenu is simply whether or not the selection is terminal or leads to an additional submenu.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

See Also

accel, guibutton, guiicon, guilabel, guimenu, guisubmenu, keycap, keycode, keycombo, keysym, menuchoice, mousebutton, shortcut

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example guimenuitem</title>

<para>You can exit from GNU Emacs with the keyboard shortcut
<keycombo><keysym>C-c</keysym><keysym>C-x</keysym></keycombo>
or by selecting <guimenuitem>Exit Emacs</guimenuitem> from
the <guimenu>Files</guimenu> menu.
</para>

</article>

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