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Month: March 2011

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

From: Katheryne Draven <borgqueen4@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 00:48:45 -0500
On 3/11/11, David C. Rankin <drankinatty@...> wrote:
> On 03/11/2011 09:29 PM, Katheryne Draven wrote:
>> 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?
> I check the box for mouse-wheel switch too :)
> What I was saying is that the key combinations proposed allow you to switch
> desktops *without* moving your hands from the keyboard to grab the mouse...
> It's just a no-cost efficiency tweak that can improve Trinity for keyboard
> users
> while sticking true to the kde3 goal of most usefulness with minimum input.
> (and
> also providing equivalent keyboard access to mouse features :)
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
A keyboard only desktop switching already exists. The keyboard keys
are Alt+tab, it brings up a menu showing the available desktop and
running apps for each.

Unless you are unaware of the keyboard strokes to switch between
desktops. I think perhaps a language barrier is in play here. Is that