Bug 3457 - [GTK] Support more standard keyboard shortcuts in dialogs
Summary: [GTK] Support more standard keyboard shortcuts in dialogs
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-02-14 17:42 UTC by Eric Fikus
Modified: 2012-11-08 11:37 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Tags: gtk
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


Attachments
Patch adding keybindings (974 bytes, patch)
2012-07-20 16:40 UTC, Kristian Rietveld (inactive)
Details


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Description Eric Fikus 2012-02-14 17:42:01 UTC
On OS X, text entry in dialogs (find, open type, open file, etc) does not support some standard keyboard shortcuts.  Two that are missing that I try to use all the time are Ctrl+k to clear to end of line and Ctrl+d to delete the next character.

This is frustrating since I'm in the habit of restarting text entry by hitting Ctrl+a Ctrl+k and this works in every other OS X app I use.
Comment 1 Eric Fikus 2012-02-28 19:20:50 UTC
This should also be added to the debugger immediate window, including Ctrl+p and Ctrl+n (should behave like up and down arrows).
Comment 2 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2012-04-24 12:28:51 UTC
This is odd, I can also see this problem
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-04-25 12:30:23 UTC
Needs to be implemented for GtkEntry etc.
Comment 4 Kristian Rietveld (inactive) 2012-07-20 16:40:06 UTC
Created attachment 2240 [details]
Patch adding keybindings

This patch to gtkrc.key.mac adds the following key bindings:

 - Ctrl+d to delete the character following the cursor,
 - Ctrl+k to delete from the cursor until the end of the paragraph,
 - Ctrl+p as arrow up,
 - Ctrl+n as arrow down.

Now in "testtext", Ctrl+n is also used as action for "new window".  So with the default GTK+ installation Ctrl+n conflicts a bit.  With MonoDevelop this should not be a problem because the menu actions all use command like they should.

Ctrl+d, Ctrl+k can probably be upstreamed without problems however.
Comment 5 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-07-20 17:48:52 UTC
Landed in bockbuild, thanks!
Comment 6 Lluis Sanchez 2012-11-08 11:37:50 UTC
Closing.