[Bug 41427] "slow keys" can turn on surrepitiously & cause confusion.
ivan.matveich at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 02:39:22 UTC 2006
Public bug reported:
Affects: meta-gnome2 gnome (Ubuntu)
Priority: (none set)
I was editing some huge photos with the gimp and it had a swapping fit;
I pressed various keys, clicked various things, generally did what any
user does when an application hangs for a while.
For some reason, gnome's "slow keys" feature turned on during all this
chaos---presumably because gnome thought the shift key was held down for
N seconds, I don't know---and I was totally confused when my keys
became, predictably, "slow."
This seems like something that could happen to dapper users. Maybe there
should be a
[x] Activate "slow keys" by holding down the shift key.
config toggle that is off by default, or something...
"slow keys" can turn on surrepitiously & cause confusion.
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