Alt-P to open Preferences dialog

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SeaMonkey
UI Design
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enhancement
UNCONFIRMED
11 years ago
10 years ago

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(Reporter: Charles, Unassigned)

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Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Opera/9.24 (Windows NT 5.1; U; en)
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A nice addition would be to have an Alt-P shortcut to open the "Preferences" dialog (Currently under "Edit > Preferences").

Reproducible: Always
Alt key is intended to use in combination with accesskeys. This can cause conflicts in many localizations. For example sk localization uses alt+p for opening Help menu.
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Comment 2

11 years ago
Oh, ok. I suggested it because I'm used to it in Opera and when I hit Alt-P in Seamonkey I found it strange that nothing happened. I wonder why Opera has it if it causes conflicts with Eastern Europe languages.
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9pre) Gecko/2008041601 SeaMonkey/2.0a1pre

Against "Edit -> Preferences", I see Alt-O in the menu (maybe related to the fact that under Windows it's Tools -> Options). However, if I hit Alt-O, what I get is the "older" prefs popup, the same as with "Edit -> (Legacy Prefwindow)". I don't know if it comes from plain-vanilla SeaMonkey or from one of my extensions.
oops, I meant: ...in Firefox for Windows it's Tools -> Options...
Assignee: general → nobody
Component: General → UI Design
QA Contact: general → ui-design
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