Lotus menu


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Lotus menu

The menu introduced with Lotus 1-2-3 that became a de facto standard, especially in DOS apps. The Lotus menu is a row of words, each of which is an option that can be selected by highlighting it and pressing Enter or by pressing the first letter of the word. When the word is highlighted, an explanation line is displayed directly above or below it. See Lotus 1-2-3 and Lotus.


A Lotus Menu
Lotus menu explanations always appeared directly below the menu item currently selected, providing a form of context sensitive help.
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If Borland had produced a superior spreadsheet program that merely permitted experienced 1-2-3 users to continue to benefit from their own investments, perhaps its use of the Lotus menus should be privileged.
The macros in this spreadsheet contain a variety of commands using both the standard Lotus menu and the wide variety of macro commands.