Global Shortcuts

Olivier Goffart ogoffart at
Mon Mar 17 22:29:03 GMT 2008

Le lundi 17 mars 2008, Anders Lund a écrit :
> On Monday 17 March 2008, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Global shortcuts should be no different: they should show up in the
> > menus. But, of course, only when they are enabled. So I'd say that
> > enabling them by default -- *reasonable* defaults -- is the best way to
> > discover them.
> The problem is that to some people, having a global shortcut to toggle the
> display of the kopete contact list is reasonable, to others it is not. Who
> decides? (obviously the individual application developer, who is in power
> of assigning global shortcuts, and who will often feel that his application
> has a reasonable reason for using them)
> And what menu should those shortcuts appear in? Only kicker appears to be
> well behaved, as it provides a leftclick menu that shows the global
> shortcuts. But then other guilty apps such as kopete does something else
> when left clicked.

I would say system tray icon menu.
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