Re: Alt Mouse Modifier (Was: Adaptive mode)

On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 16:34 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 21:17 +0000, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 00:48 -0500, Shaun McCance wrote:
> > > Just a me-too on how unfortunate the Alt modifier
> > > thing for window moving is.  I know of at least
> > > one major piece of third-party software that uses
> > > Alt as a modifier for certain mouse operations,
> > > and it's been doing so since long before Gnome
> > > stole it for window movement.
> > 
> > WTF? That wonderful feature worked on some window managers even before
> > there was as "Super" Windows key on keyboards.
> > 
> > Before there was GNOME, even...
> All the window managers and desktops and toolkits steal
> keys, and they don't all steal the same ones. 

alt+left mouse drag has been the same in many, many window managers for
a long time.

> If you need anything more than Ctrl+<letter> in your
> application, you're pretty much screwed.

? I fail to see the relevance, this is window level, not application
level, feature.


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