Re: An object Oriented File Manager Design
- From: Calum Benson <calum benson sun com>
- To: MArk Finlay <sisob eircom net>
- Cc: GNOME Desktop <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: An object Oriented File Manager Design
- Date: 19 Feb 2003 17:35:09 +0000
On Wed, 2003-02-19 at 16:52, MArk Finlay wrote:
> > There's already a standard "open context menu" shortcut: Ctrl+F10.
> > However, right now it always opens the menu where the mouse pointer
> > happens to be, which isn't much use for people using screen magnifiers
> > etc.
> Yeah, it's fairly standard to have a
> context-menu-for-currently-selected-item shortcut. And maybe something
> easier to remember than CTRL+F10 :)
Oops, I meant Shift-F10 anyway :) Well, it's easy enough to remember if
you're used to operating context menus from the keyboard, because that's
what every other desktop uses too. But yes, it would be rather nice
indeed if the menu key on Windoze keyboards worked for this as well.
CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson sun com GNOME Desktop Group
http://ie.sun.com +353 1 819 9771
Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems
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