[PATCH] Disable Klipper Actions by Default
carpdjih at sp.zrz.tu-berlin.de
Wed Aug 21 21:18:32 BST 2002
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On Monday 19 August 2002 16:02, Yenar Calentaure wrote:
I'm a bit late for the discussion, but I didn't have any time, earlier.
I have to say, klipper in 3.0.x is sadly a bit buggy and might have popped up
the action-popup at kind-of random times. That's surely annoying, but fixed
in CVS, I hope.
> Another option/proposal/idea: assign new shortcut to <run default action
> on selected text> and add it to "tip of the day" database displayed
> after login. This is probably least intrusive - only concern is if user
> will discover it...
I think a Kandalf-tip for Ctrl-Alt-R would be a good idea.
> Another idea: add option "disable this popup" option to popup menu
> (don't know if this is good idea... if someone accidentally turns it off
> and won't figure out what happened with that cool feature).
I still think this automatic popup is a nice feature and if such a "Disable
this Popup" would be available, those people annoyed by it, would find it
With the actions disabled by default, hardly anyone is going to find them.
> Or display dialog asking what to do when user triggers the popup
> condition for first time - enable popup menu, run default action
> automatically or disable actions at all. Probably most convenient (and
> will distract user only once if he doesn't like it). The question is:
> would be adding extra configfile entry/option (or whatever is used to
> determine state) acceptable?
That's similar to the "Disable this" menu-entry, but confonts the user with a
"Decide now" action, when he didn't even want to think about that. I'd prefer
> If i understand correctly what the original poster proposed, it will
> appear immediately and disappear after 10 seconds.
That's how it works at the moment.
> > I'd vote for disabling klipper actions, too, people are used to
> > "select/Ctrl+C/focus on browser/Ctrl+V", so just make that work as they
> > expect it.
Yeah, people are used to console based apps on Linux, why develop a desktop?
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