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Re: Fwd: [Bug 484145] [NEW] Keyboard shortcuts for closing window / application inconsistent with GNOME

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Fwd: [Bug 484145] [NEW] Keyboard shortcuts for closing window / application inconsistent with GNOME
Date: 2009-11-19 07:19:06
Message-ID: 200911190819.07041.guillaume@lelarge.info (view raw or flat)
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Le jeudi 19 novembre 2009 à 08:12:29, Dave Page a écrit :
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
> 
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This is a bug report from Ubuntu's Launchpad. I think they are right, and
> > wonder why we use the Alt-F4 shortcut. Probably something that was done
> > in the first releases of pgAdmin?
> 
> Probably - but also we've tried to standardise the keys in pgAdmin
> across platforms, to help users that run different OSs.
> 

AFAICT, Ctrl-Q and Ctrl-W are far more standardize on the different OSs than 
Alt-F4. I have a bad memory, but I really don't remember using Alt-F4 on Mac 
OS X.

> I guess what we need is a way for users to configure their own
> shortcuts, or to swap between different sets no matter what they're
> running, so they can either be platform compatible, or pgAdmin
> compatible.
> 

Could be. But it seems to me that our defaults are weird.


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