[4.2.0] "The key you just pressed isn't supported by Qt"

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at arcor.de
Sun Feb 1 04:07:12 GMT 2009

James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> 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 
>> instead:
>> "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.

I already have layouts enabled (I need to type texts in English, Greek 
and German.)  I've selected the correct keyboard model too (Microsoft 
Internet Keyboard).  I even have it in my xorg.conf (Option "XkbModel" 
"microsoftinet").  It's weird though that every other "special" key 
words except this one :P

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