[OS X Emacs] Aquamacs 3.5 problems; error in Aquamacs FAQ

Win Treese treese at acm.org
Thu May 21 16:28:50 EDT 2020

> On May 15, 2020, at 3:49 PM, John Wroclawski <jtw at csail.mit.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
>> On Apr 24, 2020, at 2:18 PM, John Hosack <hosack410 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> (2) Drop down menus do not work correctly. In the  list
>> "Aquamacs File Options Tools Window Help"  all except
>> "Aquamacs" usually require a second mouse-down to drop
>> the menu. A double click usually works; a mouse-over usually
>> does not work.
> This will happen if aquamacs is not allowed to send system events, aka “control your computer”, in (at least) mojave and later.
> Go to the ‘Privacy' tab of the Security and Privacy system control panel, and then select “Accessibility” from the choices to the left. You should see Aquamacs in the list of "apps allowed to control your computer", with the checkbox checked. If not, add Aquamacs to the list with the + button and then check the box, as needed.

I don’t use the menu much myself, but I am seeing the same problem with 3.5 on Mojave, with Accessibility enabled. It’s a bit weird, and I’ll take a look at it in the code soon.

- Win

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