[PATCH] "close" action shortcut

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Sat Dec 3 18:17:42 GMT 2005

On Saturday 03 December 2005 19:13, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
> Gary Cramblitt said the following, On 2005-12-03 00:57:
> > On Friday 02 December 2005 06:36 pm, Jarosław Staniek wrote:
> >>A patch for 3.5.1 and trunk:
> >>
> >>FIX1. win32 only:
> >>CTRL+F4 shortcut is well known and expected to work on win32: added it as
> >>default shortcut; CTRL+W moved as alternative.
> >>
> >>FIX2. After FIX1, "close_window" action in KMDI can just use
> >>KStdAccel::close()
> >
> > I have no problem with the patch but just wanted to mention that if you
> > go into K Control Center | Regional and Accessibility | Keyboard
> > Shortcuts, and choose the Windows theme, Ctrl+F4 is already assigned to
> > File | Close.
> OK, thanks for the hint. Now I decided to give up with altering KStdAccel
> and instead alter default kdeglobals file:
> [Shortcuts]
> Close=Ctrl+F4;Ctrl+W
> Please could anyone tell me: is there a template for (global, not user's)
> kdeglobals file created somewhere by KDE scripts?
> If not, I guess we will keep such a template in win/ subdir so one day it
> can be added to our official KDE/win32 package.

But people using Linux would perhaps want Windows key bindings too. So I do 
not understand why you do not want to add it to the normal key bindings, 
especially that as far as I see, it is already there. (I really doubt that a 
Windows user will want to select the KDE key bindings, except if he knows KDE 

In KDE 3.5, kdebase/kcontrol/keys:

(I have not checked KDE4.)

Have a nice day!

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