[Project_owners] Specifying keyboard shortcuts
p.sillanpaa at hut.fi
Mon Oct 10 10:33:07 EDT 2005
Sorry, I didn't read all the posts, and don't follow this forum very
frequently. I read further and noticed that "keyconfig" extension
already does this, which is good. I thought that this kind of extension
doesn't exist, because it was one topic of Google Summer of Code in this
forum. I have to start using it, if it works well.
Pekka Sillanpää wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> If you like, you can use the keyinputbox XBL element that Paul Stone
> developed (as far as I know) for my Hit-a-Hint extension.
> The idea is pretty similar to KDE shortcut definition. At the moment,
> there is a separate keyinputbox for each action, but a better approach
> might be to have just keyinputbox and a list like you suggested above.
> I volunteered to implement a common Mozilla keyboard shortcut
> infrastructure in the Google summer of code, but they were not
> interested :)
> I think it would be nice, if we had just one this kind of list in
> Mozilla, shared by Mozilla and all extensions. We would need a new
> event type (or two)
> to advance onkeypress and onkeydown/up events. This way we would just
> need to define shortcut labels to listen, and assign these labels to
> particular physical user-defined shortcuts. Anyone have ideas for this?
> Paul Tomlin wrote:
>> Not sure if the attached GIF will get through, but I have a tab on
>> the QF options dialog that's intended to allow the user to specify
>> various shortcuts used.
>> The sort of layout I have right now was fine when there was only one
>> shortcut, but now it's looking a bit extreme and I was wondering if
>> anyone had any other methods of doing this that might look a bit
>> easier to understand.
>> The 3 groups are for the 3 modes that QF uses. It can move a message
>> to a folder, copy it to a folder and navigate to a folder. There's
>> also likely to be more (instant file to a default folder for example).
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