: Learning GNU Emacs, 3rd Edition

10.1.5 The Options Menu

10.1.5 The Options Menu

You can also access Custom through a bit of a back door: the Options menu. Figure 10-6 shows the Options menu. There are three key entries at this top level:

Figure10-6.The Options menu (Windows)


Show/Hide

Allows you to turn on (and off) several features of Emacs including the menu bar and toolbar.

Save Options

A quick shortcut to saving any changes you make to Emacs through the Options menu.

Customize Emacs

A submenu that allows you to tweak common items such as fonts and variables as well as helping you browse and search through the options available to Custom.


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