F11 - fullscreen shortcut

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 12:43:17 BST 2009

Hi all,

  After much discussion on kde-usability, I've added F11 as an
alternative shortcut for full screen.


* Konqueror and Mozilla already use F11 as full screen, so linux users are used
* Most Windows apps use it (almost all those that support full screen
use F11, with a full exceptions like Windows Media Player and
Pinball), so users coming from Windows are used to this.
* Most Gnome apps appear to also use F11 (Rhythmbox, Songbird,
Gnome-Terminal, etc)
* KWin is adding F11 as a full screen shortcut for all apps anyway, so
this keeps things consistent whether you are running kwin or not.

Please check whether your apps currently assign F11 to another task.

John Tapsell

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