accel problems: might be qt-copt, might be kdelibs

Simon Hausmann hausmann at
Mon Oct 21 13:07:48 BST 2002

On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 01:07:08PM +0200, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Sunday 20 October 2002 10:23, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 09:45:43AM +0200, Ellis Whitehead wrote:
> > > My statement above was the product of a mis-thought. *grin* 
> > > However, there are a couple problems with doing the processing in
> > > keyPressEvent.  The biggest one is that all QAccels would have
> > > priority over KDE accels: i.e., navigation shortcuts would be
> > > activated instead of accelerators.  The other
> >
> > Ah, I see. What navigation shortcuts would that be?
> For example the navigation shortcuts in QListViews. QListViews eat all 
> letters (jump to entry which starts with this letter) and many arrow 
> key shortcuts. Often this is not desired. One example is KMail where we 
> handle the navigation in the folder pane and the header pane completely 
> on our own because we want the navigation to work always the same 
> regardless of which of the three (or four) main widgets in the KMail 
> main window currently has focus.

Ah, I see. But as QListView does not use accelerators for this it
should be easy to customize from KMail's side (as per Martijns
suggestion for example) . I don't see any relation to accelerators,
but I might be missing something...


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