guimenu — The name of a menu in a GUI.


guimenu ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

No additional attributes.


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.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


These elements contain guimenu: bridgehead, caption (db.html.caption), citation, citetitle, classsynopsisinfo, contrib, emphasis (db.emphasis), entry, enumitemdescription, firstterm (db.firstterm), funcsynopsisinfo, glosssee, glossseealso, glossterm (db.glossterm), link, literallayout, member, menuchoice, meta (db.meta.content), olink, orgdiv, para, phrase (db.phrase), primary, primaryie, programlisting, quote (db.quote), refdescriptor, refentrytitle, refname, refpurpose, remark, screen, secondary, secondaryie, see, seealso, seealsoie, seeie, seg, segtitle, simpara, subtitle, synopsis, synopsisinfo, td, term, termdef, tertiary, tertiaryie, th, title, titleabbrev, tocentry, userinput.


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.

See Also

Related elements: accel, guibutton, guiicon, guilabel, guimenuitem, guisubmenu, keycap, keycode, keycombo, keysym, menuchoice, mousebutton, shortcut.


 1 |<article xmlns=''>
   |<title>Example guimenu</title>
   |<para>You can exit from GNU Emacs with the keyboard shortcut
 5 |<keycombo><keysym>C-c</keysym><keysym>C-x</keysym></keycombo>
   |or by selecting <guimenuitem>Exit Emacs</guimenuitem> from
   |the <guimenu>Files</guimenu> menu.
10 |</article>

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