Whence the accelerators?

Matthew Woehlke mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com
Fri May 5 14:43:27 BST 2017

On 2017-05-05 04:17, Kevin Funk wrote:
> On Thursday, 4 May 2017 21:40:00 CEST Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> In KDevelop 4.x, I got used to being able to right-click a project and
>> hit 'b' to quickly build that project.
>> In KDevelop 5.1.0, this doesn't work; in fact, the project context menu
>> doesn't appear to have *any* accelerators. Did something happen to them,
>> or have I turned them off somehow?
> This was a KMenu (from kdelibs) feature [1] -- which is deprecated nowadays. 
> During the kdelibs (Qt4) -> KF5 (Qt5) transition we ported all uses of KMenu 
> to QMenu, which doesn't have this feature.
> [1] See:
>   https://api.kde.org/4.x-api/kdelibs-apidocs/kdeui/html/
> classKMenu.html#a1c4c4b910df899d814e511e357283bcd
> You'd need to port KMenu's accelerator feature to QMenu to fix.

Um... is there a reason that accelerators can't be "hard-coded"? (I
assume this is how most of the menus still have them?)


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