Moving from tab to tab

George Staikos staikos at
Mon Feb 10 18:31:58 GMT 2003

The problem is that in all these applications, the keys you mention have 
different meaning.  Shift+Left/Right in anything like ksirc will not work 
because the lineedit uses those.  Alt+left/Right are used in konqueror 
already.  Finding a keyset that can be used everywhere is not easy.

On Monday 10 February 2003 08:00, Philippe Fremy wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a big inconstency in KDE, and it affects one of the most useful
> feature recentely added : tabs!
> In konsole, we move from tab to tab using shift + cursor left / cursor
> right
> In Kopete, Martjin told me they use CTRL + page up / page down
> I just read in kde-cvs that kbabel use CTRL + / -
> KSirc uses ALT + cursor left / cursor right, just like XChat.
> I havn't figured it out in konqueror yet (is it possible ?).
> Mozilla uses CTRL + pageup / down,  like Kopete
> I think Opera uses shift + mouse wheel for that. Else, CTRL + TAB is the
> standard short cut on windows to move from one MDI window to another and it
> works on Opera/Windows. It can not apply to KDE though.
> We urgently need to standardised on that and apply the standards to all
> apps. I personally like the konsole way, which is easy and unobtrusive
> Besides, it is one of the first application in KDE to have it. I don't
> think any application is using this shift thing yet, so many application
> could keep their current way of switching tab and adding this standard one.
> It would for example be a good idea for konqueror to accept the mozilla
> way.
> I hope we can address this before KDE 3.2 .
> 	regards,
> 	Philippe [ not subscribed, so please CC:]


George Staikos

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