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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-06-26 20:28:45 -0700
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-06-26 20:28:45 -0700
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menu: add MENU HELP
Add a feature to display fullscreen help via menu selection entry (inspired by the Debian install disc menus.) Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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@@ -497,16 +497,23 @@ MENU VSHIFT 0
screen (25 for text mode, 28 for VESA graphics mode.)
-F1 textfile background
+F1 textfile [background]
...
-F12 textfile background
+F12 textfile [background]
Displays full-screen help (also available at the command line.)
The same control code sequences as in the command line
interface are supported, although some are ignored.
- Additionally, a second argument allows a different background
- image (see MENU BACKGROUND for supported formats) to be displayed.
+ Additionally, a optional second argument allows a different
+ background image (see MENU BACKGROUND for supported formats)
+ to be displayed.
+
+
+MENU HELP textfile [background]
+
+ Creates a menu entry which, when selected, displays
+ full-screen help in the same way as the F-key help.
The menu system honours the TIMEOUT command; if TIMEOUT is specified