Re: [As-users] feel.DEFAULT key modification suggestions

Sasha Vasko (sasha@aftercode.net)
Wed, 08 Sep 2004 11:14:59 -0500




M.-A. DARCHE wrote:

> Hello,
> 
>># ctrl-v = paste
>>Key v           W       C       PasteSelection
>>
> 
> 
> This causes problems to applications such as Mozilla and
> OpenOffice.org that rely on this combo, since the window manager
> eats the key event that those applications cannot get afterward.
> 
> Suggestion
> ----------
> Leave this combo *but* commented, so people can use it if they really
> want to, and beside it gives an example.
> 
ok, I changed feel.DEFAULT


> 
> 2. Better key bindings to switch to particular desktops
> =======================================================
> 
> In feel.DEFAULT, there is the following key bindings:
> 
>># shift + control + arrow = change desktop
>>Key Left        A       SC      Desk 0 0
>>Key Right       A       SC      Desk 0 1
>>Key Up          A       SC      Desk 0 2
>>Key Down        A       SC      Desk 0 3
>>
> 
> 
> Those bindings are not very usable since the scheme applied to desktop,
> that goes from left to right, is not the same scheme applied to keys,
> that goes left-right-up-and down.
> 
> I have discovered the below key bindings when using KDE on another
> machine, and it really makes more sense. Especially it also follows the
> scheme of the combos for switching Unix consoles. So this is really more
> intuitive. And in the end this scheme is much more scalable since one
> can use up to many more f<n> functions keys than just the 4 arrow keys.
> 
> Suggestion
> ----------
> Key F1          A       C       Desk 0 0
> Key F2          A       C       Desk 0 1
> Key F3          A       C       Desk 0 2
> Key F4          A       C       Desk 0 3
> Key F5          A       C       Desk 0 4
> 

I wonder in Ctrl+F# is used by some apps ? Maybe we should use 
Ctrl+Shift+F# ?

I'll put in what you suggested for now.

Thanks
Sasha
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