Re: Menubar accelerator patch
- From: "Padraig O'Briain" <Padraig Obriain sun com>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org, marc mulcahy sun com
- Cc: calum benson sun com
- Subject: Re: Menubar accelerator patch
- Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 08:23:53 +0000 (GMT)
The behavior of the menu bar is discussed in bug 53543. I proposed a patch a few
months ago which includes your change.
> 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...
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