Re: [Usability] Standard keyboard shortcut for opening a new tab?

On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 05:37 -0500, Philip Ganchev wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 5:22 AM, Pedro Maurício Costa
> <pmauricio costa gmail com> wrote:
> > Well, since we are comparing here with Firefox, don't forget that
> > there is a way to close the current window (including all tabs)
> > without closing them one by one. Don't you want to consider this case
> > as well, by using Ctrl-Shift-W for "close current window". When only
> > one tab is open "close tab" or "close current window" have the same
> > behaviour, of course.
> >
> > Pedro Maurício Costa
> Isn't it the job of the window manager, rather than the application,
> to handle closing of windows? If so, should the HIG specify it? In
> Metacity, the shortcut is "Alt+Space; c".

I believe alt+f4 also works in Metacity (one habit I didn't have to
relearn from Windows).  That's what I usually use. It's ctrl+q that
gives me trouble when I try to ctrl+w and hit the wrong key.  I need to
stop doing that.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo

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