Re: Orca on laptops.

Why can't a selection of keyboard types be in the main prefs dialogue of
orca? Have it part of the text setup.

On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 21:48 +0000, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > There's nothing wrong with having sensible defaults, but I struggle to
> > > believe there is a set of magic bindings which work on all hardware.
> > 
> > Even on Apple Mac hardware ? The keyboard is really far from PC
> > keyboards... 
> Perhaps I wasn't clear. I'm saying that there is no set of key bindings
> which will work on all hardware. Therefore we need more than one set of
> default layouts.
> Samuel Thibault asks:
> > Wouldn't it be possible, when orca is very first launched, to just ask
> > the user to press the key she will want to use, and then let her
> > configure it again later on if needed?
> It's not quite that simple, because some users have easy access to
> numeric keypads and some don't, as the original post mentioned. But
> whatever defaults are suggested, the user should be allowed to override
> on start up. Users do need guidance, however, as some will be using not
> just Orca but Linux for the first time.
> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
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