Accelerators missing from dialogs in KDE 4.3

Jeremy Whiting jeremy at
Thu Jul 30 16:58:40 BST 2009

On Wednesday 29 July 2009 2:27:33 am Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Dienstag 28 Juli 2009 schrieb Albert Astals Cid:
> > Really? AFAIK the algorithm just tries to reposition the accelerator to
> > other valid letters, so asian "symbols" are ignored and as S is the only
> > valid position left it stays there, if that's not happening it's a bug.
> If there are two strings with &S in the UI, it has to remove one to avoid a
> clash.

Um, why?  At work we have a few menus with clashes in the accelerators, and Qt 
handles it quite nicely. it cycles through them with each keypress... Is there 
a problem with that solution?


> > > Not a problem to the latin translator - nor to the developer. So my
> > > suggestion is: put real accelerators only where they really matter to
> > > be consistent and mark up the others so the algorithm has a chance to
> > > help _everyone_.
> >
> > Just to be sure, are you suggesting the accelerator manager invents the
> > accelerators for asian translations that needs one?
> I suggest we translate a markup string into a valid accelerator or remove
> it. And that markup string could be "(&X)", which is then translated into
> "(&S)", "(&O)" or removed if no letters are available.
> Greetings, Stephan

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