Re: Accelerator for New Window

Ben FrantzDale wrote:

> One problem with Ctrl+N for new folder is that those people used to
> emacs/shell keybindings instinctively use ctrl+N instead of reaching for
> the down-arrow key. Many times I've found ``New Folder''s on my desktop
> from when the desktop had focus rather than a text-editor and I hit
> ctrl+N.

Unfortunately, people giving focus to the wrong window is somewhat
beyond our control :)  (Or at least, it's a whole different usability
problem from choosing keyboard shortcuts...)


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson ireland sun com    Desktop Engineering Group                      +353 1 819 9771

Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems

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