Request to change keyboard shortcut to navigate "Navigator" windows.

VERIFIED WONTFIX

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enhancement
VERIFIED WONTFIX
17 years ago
16 years ago

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(Reporter: posts, Assigned: aaronlev)

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PowerPC
Mac OS X
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(Reporter)

Description

17 years ago
The present keyboard shortcut to change between Navigator windows is Cmd-1.
However, "1" is very close to "q". Pressing Cmd-q will quit Mozilla (standard
for any app on a Mac). So I'm requesting that Cmd-1 be changed, as it is very
easy to hit Cmd-q instead.

Comment 1

17 years ago
we can't afford to do this.  if you're frequently accidentally hitting the 
wrong keys, something else will mess you up anyways.

we're better off providing you with a confirm dialog for quiting.

if we do what you're asking, we'll end up with ~12 keys available on the 
alpha-keyboard instead of ~40.
(Reporter)

Comment 2

17 years ago
I understand. Could a way be set up so I can re-map the keys? If not for the
whole keyboard, at least for the 5 listed under the "Task" menu? For example, I
don't use "IRC Chat" all that much, so I could re-map the Navigator shortcut to
Cmd-3, and vice-versa. Just a request.

Thanks.

Comment 3

17 years ago
there's a bug somewhere asking for keyboard customizability. unfortunately it's 
not coming any time soon. in the interim, if you're willing to customize a jar 
file (basically a zip) it's not hard to change the numbers (it's just annoying 
to maintain the change)
(Reporter)

Comment 4

17 years ago
Thanks! That's great! Which file should I tinker with?
(Assignee)

Comment 5

17 years ago
Ramesh, you can redefine some keys - see this helps:
http://www.mozilla.org/unix/customizing.html 

There's a bug somewhere requesting a confirm dialog for quit. I agree with
timeless, that's the right way to fix this. This bug can be marked WONTFIX if we
find that bug -- I haven't been able to.

Comment 6

17 years ago
Bug 39057 is the bug with the return dialog for quit suggestion, so marking 
WONTFIX per Aaron's suggestion.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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