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Re: Key bindings proposal

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Key bindings proposal
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 13:27:55 +0200

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:
> 2010-08-04 12:52, Lennart Borgman skrev:
>> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 12:20 PM,<address@hidden>  wrote:
>>> Or do you mean there is no obvious way to traverse the menus from the
>>> keyboard? Could we then promote the use of F10 already in the menu bar
>>> text? (f10 is bound to menu-bar-open here)
>>> perhaps like the 1st line of the help menu or something:
>>>  "Use F10 to start traversing menus with kbd"
>> That is not the standard way to access menus (at least not on w32).
> F10 on W32 does start keyboard traversal on menus on Microsoft applications
> and others, and it is listed here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301583.
> How more standard does it get?  The difference between for example Gnome is
> that Gnome opens the first menu, but W32 does not.

OK, I should of course have written "normal way". Most users on w32
never ever use f10 to access the menus. They use the Alt key.

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