RE: Running vs starting apps [rambled to: global shortcuts]
- From: David Grega <webmaster overtech zzn com>
- To: "'gnome-gui-list gnome org'" <gnome-gui-list gnome org>
- Subject: RE: Running vs starting apps [rambled to: global shortcuts]
- Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 20:11:22 -0500
I'm okay with Gconf except for one thing that was alarming to me - it'll be
like a Windows registry! I do not have much experience programming on
Linux but as a Windows programmer, I 99% of the time use .ini files for my
configuration because it's faster! A registry tends to be big bulky and
incredibly and irritably slow on systems that are actually used (not
Microsoft prototypes). I just thought I'd throw that into the list for
From: Blair Strang
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2000 4:53 PM
To: gnome-gui-list gnome org
Subject: Re: Running vs starting apps [rambled to: global shortcuts]
On Tue, 28 Nov 2000 07:02:17 delmar watkins wrote:
> Would it be possible to trap the commands, such as copy,
> paste, save, etc. so
> that if one does the above trick, it then becomes a global
> hotkey for ALL
> similar commands in gnome?
Hmmm, what you are describing sounds like a perfect fit
for GConf - there could be a standard set of hotkey "keys"
used by applications. when a user changes one of those
"global" hotkey settings, all interested GNOME apps would
be notified of the change. (This woud however involve
adding code to all existing GNOME apps).
I guess one could even have a GNOME-wide "hotkey profiles"
capplet - with settings like "windoze", "macintoy", "be-loss",
etc, and the ability to customise from there... That would be
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