Re: Menubar accelerator patch

The behavior of the menu bar is discussed in bug 53543. I proposed a patch a few 
months ago which includes your change.


> Hi,
> Currently, pressing f10 to activate the menubar opens the first menu on the 
> menubar.  This seems broken-- it seems like pressing f10 should "focus" or 
> in GtkMenu terms "select" the first menu on the menubar without opening 
> it.  The attached patch produces this behavior by calling 
> gtk_menu_shell_select_item rather than emitting the "activate_item" signal 
> on the first menu on the menubar.
> Also, I now actually have a simple talking application that lets me use 
> simple GTK+ apps like the newly "being ported" gedit2.  I've noticed that 
> when a menu has focus and the down arrow is pressed, the item which is 
> activated is the "tear-off menu item", which doesn't really appear to do 
> anything.  Wouldn't it make more sense to activate the first "real" item on 
> the menu?  It requires one less keystroke...
> Marc

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