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Re: C-l while in menu?

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: C-l while in menu?
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 13:42:44 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 23 Apr 2002, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> > Ben Wing <address@hidden> writes:
> > > the fact is that things work quite well when you have only a meta key.
> > > e.g. meta+letter is an accelerator only when such a menu exists;
> > > otherwise, you get the regular binding -- and even then you can
> > > retrieve the shadowed binding with shift+meta+letter.
> > 
> > Do people really like this?
> I don't.  One ``feature'' that particularly annoys me is that, as Ben 
> described, pressing Alt alone and then releasing it activates the menu 
> bar.  So if I press Alt and then change my mind, I need to remember to 
> type ESC or something similar before I can type text again.  That's a 
> real dumper on fast typing.

In theory I agree, but after using KDE apps some time I find my self
pressing ESC without thinking if I happen to press Alt and change my mind.  
KDE and Windows behave the same, but GNOME does not, so it is not easy to 

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