[Geany-devel] keybinding modifiers - Re: Calltip and autocomplete interaction

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Jul 27 21:52:23 UTC 2009

2009/7/27 Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com>:
> On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 16:16:57 +1000
> Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > We definitely need keyboards with way more than 105 keys, basic design
>> > failure :).
>> >
>> Or we could use multi-character sequences starting with Ctrl-C or
>> Ctrl-x or Meta or ... arrrrrrggghhh Emacs!!! ;-)
>> Or we could use Asian keyboards with many hundreds of pictogram keys.
> Heh ;-)
> We could use the 'Super' or 'windows' key as a modifier, because I
> imagine many users have that key (I think one company even made one
> with a penguin 'Linux' key). But probably it's a bit less portable than
> using Alt combinations, which I don't like much anyway, but we use
> for less common things.

Yeah, I hadn't thought about the losedoze key, works ok but I wouldn't
make it a default for anything.  Also discounted Alt because the Gnome
HIG advises against its use as it may clash with window controls.


> Regards,
> Nick
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