[4.2.0] "The key you just pressed isn't supported by Qt"
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at earthlink.net
Sun Feb 1 01:40:04 GMT 2009
Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> I'm trying to bind the "Web/Home" key of my keyboard so it starts
> Firefox when I press it. Works fine in KDE 3. In KDE 4.2.0, I get this
> "The key you just pressed isn't supported by Qt"
> All the other buttons work just fine (Back, Forward, Stop, Mail, Search,
> Favorited, My Computer, Calculator, Sleep). The Web/Home key is the
> only exception.
> Anything I can do about it?
This is seriously odd.
IIUC, KDE3 uses X11 to decode the keys. I didn't realize that KDE4 used
QT to do it. Perhaps this is a misleading error message.
There is one thing you might look at which I have to do because I have a
REAL IBM keyboard (you either love the click keyboard or you hate it)
which only has 101 keys.
In the Control Center (now named System Settings in KDE4) go to:
Regional & Language -> Keyboard Layout
In the "Layout" tab, check "Enable keyboard layouts". Then see if you
can find your keyboard in the drop down list.
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