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Re: F2 key not working for editing rows on XP

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: F2 key not working for editing rows on XP
Date: 2004-02-09 10:09:44
Message-ID: 40275C68.4080003@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:

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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Andreas Pflug [mailto:pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de] 
>>Sent: 08 February 2004 23:01
>>To: Steve Fox
>>Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>Subject: Re: [pgadmin-support] F2 key not working for editing 
>>rows on XP
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>>These M$ induced keyboard layout changes are a PITA. The US 
>>designers of the Windows keys (who the f**k needs them, or 
>>even knows their
>>function?) certainly didn't spend a single second thinking 
>>about other locales that don't have brackets/braces/backslash 
>>as a direct key, but need Alt-Gr for it. I'm still using 
>>hand-selected old keyboards that have the Alt-Gr keys still 
>>in place, where they have been for > 10 years.
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>>We may be grateful we still don't have a Bill-key instead of 'G'...
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>Nice rant Andreas, but I use the windows key quite regularly. I still
>have Alt-Gr on my keyboard as well... (as do most, if not all UK
>keyboards). Do you have an additional key next to the space bar that we
>don't have?
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The position of the Alt-Gr key moved and shrunk, with its original 
position replaced by that  (***) M$ keys which will screw up your input 
when pressed falsely. This isn't aktually blind-keying friendly...

Regards,
Andreas


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