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


Content Model

guimenuitem ::=


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.


The following elements occur in guimenuitem: text, accel, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, xref.

See Also

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


<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example guimenuitem</title>

<para>You can exit from GNU Emacs with the keyboard shortcut
or by selecting <guimenuitem>Exit Emacs</guimenuitem> from
the <guimenu>Files</guimenu> menu.


You can exit from GNU Emacs with the keyboard shortcut C-c-C-x or by selecting Exit Emacs from the Files menu.


This alpha reference page is $Revision: 1.4 $ published $Date: 2005/10/31 12:31:54 $.