Re: Menu blinking animation
- From: John Cupitt <jcupitt gmail com>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Menu blinking animation
- Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 02:55:44 +0100
On 06 Oct 2004 16:21:05 -0400, Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com> wrote:
> "Murray Cumming" <murrayc murrayc com> writes:
> > Will this also show and flash the menu item when I use the keyboard
> > shortcut? That's what the Mac does, or used to do. I found that it really
> > helped me to remember keyboard shortcuts, and to know that the action had
> > actually happened.
> Neat. I'd never seen that before. This won't do that -- just blink
> menu items when you activate them the old fashioned way. Do you really
> need help learning which menus a keyboard shortcut comes from, though?
> It seems to me like you'd need the reverse...
OS X doesn't pop open the menu containing the accelerator, it just
flashes the top level menu bar item. It's useful feedback that your
accelerator has happened.
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