Re: [Usability] Evolution crazy keyboard shortcuts

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On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, Sunnan wrote:

> Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 03:44:05 +0100
> From: Sunnan <sunnan handgranat org>
> To: usability gnome org
> Subject: [Usability] Evolution crazy keyboard shortcuts
> Just wanted to point out a major annoyance with Evolution, especially
> the editor.
> It appears that it's keyboard shortcuts override gtk's in a way that
> other programs don't.
> I'm usually using the readline-like shortcuts option in gtk (called
> "emacs" in gconf /desktop/gnome/interface/gtk_key_theme), to get C-h to
> delete backwards, for example. This doesn't work in Evolution.
> Another problem is that inputting special characters (like hitting
> shift-control-e-5 to input "å" and shift-control-f-6 to input "ö")
> doesn't work if it collides with an evolution shortcut. Other gtk apps
> don't seem to work this way.
> Should I file a bug for this, or is this intended behavior?

Probably best to report the issue, as a rule.

I expect Emacs mode doesn't get as much testing as other parts of
Evolution and the misbehaviour is very likely unintentional.

- Alan H.

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