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Month: March 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] [Win+] shortcut default proposal - Efficient Desktop Manipulation

From: Katheryne Draven <borgqueen4@...>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 22:29:55 -0500
On 3/11/11, David C. Rankin <drankinatty@...> wrote:
> On 03/11/2011 08:38 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>> I'd like to see the Win key by itself do the kmenu because most Win
>>> users that bother with the Win key are used to that.
>> So how about altering kpersonalizer?  That way a user can select "Windows
>> style", where the Win key is bound to the menu, or "Linux Style", where
>> the Win key does something else.
>> Thoughts?
>> Tim
> I think that is a good option. I have always viewed kmenu start and
> selection is
> something I do with a mouse. The option would preserve user choice while
> opening
> up the win key to be used in more than 1 way for the users that choose
> "Linux Style"
> Thinking out loud.......
> Personally, I don't see why it can't do both. Tap the win key once -> you
> get
> the menu, press it, followed by another key and you get the combination
> behavior. Is there a reason it won't do both? The 'alt' key alone alread
> does
> menu focus, why couldn't the win key alone just pop up the kmenu and still
> be
> used with other combinations?
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

All I do to switch between desktops (8 of them) is use my scroll wheel
on my mouse or ctrl tab (best way) or use the application button on
the taskbar (one must add it). Its very easy. Which is why I think
I've missed what David is trying to say?