Re: Super key event

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Alessandro Crismani
<alessandro crismani gmail com> wrote:
> Il giorno gio, 01/03/2012 alle 16.18 +0530, elison niven gmail com ha
> scritto:
>> Hi devs,
>> Why does gnome-shell go into activities view only when the super key
>> is released after being pressed on just on pressing super key?
>> (i.e Press and Release super key => Event to go to activities view)
>> And to return back, it is just a press of the Super key.
>> What is the design philosophy behind this inconsistency?
>> IMHO, taking the event on the release of the super key adds a little delay.
>> Best Regards,
>> Elison
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> The Activities overview activates on keyup so it doesn't block other
> Super+<otherkey> events.

> If I were to guess I'd say that waiting the release event allows using
> shortcuts relying on the Super key (e.g. <Super>T for open terminal).
> Alessandro

Ok, I've never used shortcuts containing the Super key so I missed
thinking about this.

Best Regards,

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