Re: On Ctrl+tab
- From: Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: On Ctrl+tab
- Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2009 22:11:18 -0500
On Sun, 2009-11-22 at 20:15 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 01:51 +0000, Iain Nicol wrote:
> > Joanmarie Diggs wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2009-11-22 at 18:57 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > >
> > >> As a user, I tend to agree with that sentiment. While I understand the
> > >> usefulness of ctrl+tab, it's not as handy and useful as rotating
> > >> between tabs. So, what can we do about it?
> > >
> > > Doesn't Ctrl + PageUp/PageDown accomplish the same thing? That's what I
> > > use to switch from tab to tab.
> > Unfortunately, this isn't universal. Gedit, for example, uses Ctrl + Alt
> > + PageUp/PageDown.
> > (And FWIW, I'd like to be able to use Ctrl+Alt.)
> I'm pretty sure GtkNotebook implements Ctrl+PageUp/PageDown
> automatically. Is there some reason gedit overrides this?
I don't think it's explicitly overriding it, it's just that the
innermost widget wins for key bindings; and in a TextView
Ctrl-PageUp/PageDown are start-of-line and end-of-line.
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