Comment 29 for bug 674138

Andres Franceschi [2011-10-15 18:32 -0000]:
> I would be happy with a global key that 'locks' the global menu into
> place (or equivalently locks focus) allowing me to reach the menu.
> Something like Alt or the like.

You can do that -- press Alt+<menu shortcut letter> (the underlined
letter in the menu that appears), then the menu opens and stays.

That's what I'm using to deal with this problem (I can't live without
FFM either)