Bug in key event handling of kcompletionbox

Ellis Whitehead kde at ellisw.net
Fri Oct 11 08:04:26 BST 2002

Hi Arni,

AltGr isn't the only thing that doesn't work.  None of the global shortcuts work
either.  I asked a Troll about this, and he said that it's an X11 limitation
related to grabbing the keyboard.  I don't know why they have to grab the
keyboard for the drop-down box, though...


On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, Arni Ingimundarson wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running a 2-3 days old CVS (head) version of KDE.
> There is a bug in somewhere in the path of keyevents sent to
> KCompletionBox.
> For example:  Try to type in @ in Konqueror Location bar
>               with the completionlist open.
> On my system, the AltGr key is ignored in all lineedit fields if the
> completionlist is open.  KDE 3.0.3 behaved the same.
> I did take a look at this but was didn't find out where the AltGr
> state gets ignored (or thrown away), but I had the feeling it was in
> QListView.

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