Keyboard shortcuts get wild.

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Sat Feb 5 16:56:43 GMT 2011

On Saturday 05 February 2011, Mark wrote:
> Hi,
> let me first point you to this image (kde 4.6.0) :
> Oke, first one shortcut in that image.
> I consider myself a experienced computer user in both windows and linux but
> today i learned new shortcut things.
> ALT + d, a (which is pressing ALT and type 'd' and 'a' while ALT is
> pressed.. i didn't knew any combinations like that before)
> Now lets consider what i wanted to do. What i wanted is opening the dialog
> to add widgets to my desktop.. that's it. Now that shortcut isn't working
> and i reported that here : but
> i wonder what the rationale is behind ALT + d, a...
> ALT, i can understand.. but D and A..? What does D mean? What does A mean?
> The thing i want to do is "open the dialog to add widgets" and to describe
> it simple i would say "add widgets" but i can't find any of that back in
> the shortcut.. I would have expected something like this "ALT + a, w" for
> "adding widgets" and "ALT + a, a" for adding activities...

Looks like "ALT+d" is for stuff which is on the "desktop".


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