Closed Bug 1005600 Opened 8 years ago Closed 7 years ago
Alt+D keyboard shortcut has no effect
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:29.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/29.0 (Beta/Release) Build ID: 20140421221237 Steps to reproduce: See here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/997715 1. Install FF29 with Hebrew locale or Hebrew language pack 2. type Alt+D Actual results: Nothing happens. Expected results: The location bar should be selected.
Yaron, do you know if this shortcut is purposefully different in the Hebrew localization? Did this change recently?
Hi Gijs, I have no idea. Sorry. I've never used that shortcut.
Forgot to add: It doesn't work for me either.
(In reply to Yaron from comment #3) > Forgot to add: > It doesn't work for me either. OK. It works for me on an English copy of Firefox, so I presume it's an issue with the Hebrew localization. (Confirming per comment #3)
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Untriaged → he / Hebrew
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Firefox → Mozilla Localizations
Version: 29 Branch → unspecified
I've CC'ed Tomer. He might know more
(In reply to :Gijs Kruitbosch from comment #4) > (In reply to Yaron from comment #3) > > Forgot to add: > > It doesn't work for me either. > > OK. It works for me on an English copy of Firefox, so I presume it's an > issue with the Hebrew localization. (Confirming per comment #3) I have the same problem. I'm using FF with the hebrew pack for many years. And I've allways used the alt+d shortcut, now in FF29 I'ts dons't work. Thanks.
Reproduced on 29.0.1
I guess this is the changeset (Feb 6), unless I'm looking at the wrong entity http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/l10n/mozilla-release/he/rev/f2896e31a77e#l2.288
(In reply to Francesco Lodolo [:flod] from comment #8) > I guess this is the changeset (Feb 6), unless I'm looking at the wrong entity > http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/l10n/mozilla-release/he/rev/f2896e31a77e#l2. > 288 I think you're right, switching the keyboard to Hebrew and typing alt+"ח" sets the focus to the address bar.
Tomer, was this a deliberate change, or can you fix this in the hebrew translation? :-)
are there is any progress?
Alt-* keyboard shortcuts are accesskeys, and in contrast to Ctrl-* keyboard shortcuts they are not preserved between locales. You can access the Location Bar by using Ctrl-L or F6. The Alt-D keyboard shortcut is in fact an historical relic implemented to make migration with ease for Internet Explorer users, were D was standing for for the browser address bar, which is known as the location bar on other browsers jargon.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
I disagree. The key might have "accesskey" in the name, but in the end is a shortcut and not exposed as a standard accesskey http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/browser/base/content/browser-sets.inc#262
(In reply to Francesco Lodolo [:flod] (UTC+2) from comment #13) > I disagree. The key might have "accesskey" in the name, but in the end is a > shortcut and not exposed as a standard accesskey urlbar.accesskey is tricky – It's an accesskey and is used as an keybinding. I guess that most of automation tools won't be able to warn it as such, therefore I'm suggesting renaming the key. committed changeset 601:95c0c7fb65f1
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: INVALID → ---
Fixed and verified on recent Aurora build. https://hg.mozilla.org/releases/l10n/mozilla-aurora/he/rev/95c0c7fb65f1 https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/2015-04-08-00-40-04-mozilla-aurora-l10n/firefox-39.0a2.he.linux-x86_64.tar.bz2
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago → 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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