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Month: November 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Tim: Regression: Alt key broken too

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 20:55:42 -0500
>> > I updated GIT a couple of hours ago, short version 8488. As always, a
>> > clean build from scratch. I rebuilt all core modules. Menu item
>> > highlighting remains broken.
>> Very strange, as it works just fine here.  What style(s) are you seeing
>> this problem with?
>> > The Alt key is broken. That is, sequentially pressing Alt, F, O no
>> longer
>> > functions. I have to concurrently press Alt-F to open the app File
>> menu.
>> > The Alt breakage affects non Trinity apps too.
>> That sounds suspiciously like a system issue, not a TDE one, unless you
>> are referring to TQt3 based applications?
> The only non Trinity app I tested the Alt key was Firefox. but sequential
> usage of the Alt failed there and in all Trinity apps.
> The problem is the recent commits. I reverted to GIT short version 8443
> from Oct. 29 and both the menu item highlighting and the Alt key function
> normally again.
> I use the KDE 2 window decoration, KDE Classic widget style, and
> crystalsvg icon set. I don't use themes.
> With the GIT 8462 build set from yesterday I tested other window
> decorations and widget styles. Only a combined plastik window decoration
> and widget style allowed menu item highlighting to work.
> I did not test the Alt key problem when I was testing the menu item
> highlighting. I discovered that problem about an hour after, at which
> point I reverted to my Oct. 29 8443 build because both problems were
> creating serious usability dysfunction with my habits.
> Darrell

I can definitely understand that!  Why don't you stick with the Oct. 29
build until I figure out what happened. :-)