Re: [Usability] gnome-terminal shortcuts

On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 11:15:37PM +0000, Joachim Noreiko wrote:
> --- Olav Vitters <olav bkor dhs org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 11:32:16PM +0100, Tomasz
> > Janowitz wrote:
> > > I have a question regarding gnome-terminal shortcuts, namely: what
> > > are the 'shift's standing for ? Wouldn't it be easier to have them
> > > as in other apps ? 'ctrl+t' - new tab, 'ctrl+q' - quit terminal.
> > 
> > There shortcuts can be used by applications running within
> > gnome-terminal. If gnome-terminal had such a shortcut, you couldn't
> > use it in the application (e.g. vim) anymore.
> It still violates the HIG though.

Yes, but that doesn't matter, HIG are guidelines. If there is a good
reason not to follow them, then it is acceptable.

> You can change them yourself in the keyboard settings.
> restoring ctrl-c and ctrl-v to their proper uses is
> particularly useful.

I agree that it is good that these can be changed.

I use almost all ctrl combinations in terminal applications. This
includes ctrl-c, v, t, q, etc.


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