[Geany-Devel] VTE resetting and handling of ^C and ^D

Lex Trotman elextr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 20:59:45 UTC 2012

On 8 December 2012 01:40, Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> Le 06/12/2012 22:53, Lex Trotman a écrit :
>> [...]
>>> We already have an "Override Geany keybindings" in the terminal prefs,
>>> that actually overrides everything but focus keybindings.  But for some
>>> reason, this is a setting and it is not enabled by default.  And if it
>>> remains a setting, we somewhat *have to* let required stuff like ^C go
>>> through in any cases.
>> Ok, that makes sense, in the overridden case all keys except focus
>> switch ones go to VTE and in the non-overriden case only a specified
>> list go to the VTE (^c, ^d, ^z, ^x, ^o (for nano for git commits)
>> can't think of any others).
> If you want to go down the "my favorite text-based editor for Git commit
> should work" I think the keys must then me more or less configurable,
> because not everybody uses Nano, and if they don't use Nano ^X and ^O
> aren't required (and ^O looks like a keybinding one could want to open
> the open dialog even in the VTE).

Well, I would much prefer a git plugin which used Geany itself for the
commit editor (and not a separate instance), do you think there will
ever be such a thing? ;)

> So a really naive "configurability" like the attached patch might be
> needed then (or even a more real binding description, but that's
> somewhat a detail).
>> What about if the vte is not focussed?
> Don't worry, the key eating only happens if the VTE is focused :)

Ok, fine.


> Regards,
> Colomban
>> These two lists should be in a table in the manual in keybindings
>> section, and the vte setting section referring to that table.
>> Cheers
>> Lex
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