DocBook 5.1: The Definitive Guide  (Version 1.5.3 for DocBook 5.1)


guimenu — The name of a menu in a GUI.


guimenu ::= [-]


A guimenu identifies a menu name in a graphical user interface. In particular, this is distinct from a menu item (guimenuitem), which is terminal, and a submenu (guisubmenu), which occurs as a selection from a menu.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.


The following elements occur in guimenu: text, abbrev, accel, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.


<article xmlns=''>
<title>Example guimenu</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.