** Resolved ** Re: Delete

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jul 16 22:21:02 UTC 2009

On Thursday 16 July 2009 02:28:55 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
> Steven Vollom wrote:
> > On Thursday 16 July 2009 09:51:52 am Derek Broughton wrote:
> >> Steven Vollom wrote:
> >> > Does Kmail have the configuration option to include the "delete" key?
> >> > I could
> >> > not find it.  Thanks!  I wish to eliminate some items even from trash.
> >>
> >> Steven:
> >>
> >> In any KDE app, just choose "Settings", "Configure Shortcuts", and
> >> search or sort to find out what the current key settings are - and set
> >> them up however you wish.
> >
> > I can't remember whether it is Dolphin or Konqueror, but one had the
> > ability to add 'Delete' to the menu options, so that you could bypass
> > 'Trash' and not
> > have anything to empty.  That was what I was looking for.  I will try to
> > remember the shortcut of Shift+Del, but my memory needs an overhaul in 
> > declining years.   Thanks.
> Just try what I suggested - you'll see quite clearly that there's a
> "delete" and a "move to trash".  If you don't want to have "move to trash",
> reassign the shortcut.  If you do, but want the delete key to be permanent,
> reassign both.  As I said, it's built into _everything_ in KDE.
> The only caveat is that KDE4 hasn't figured out how to handle shortcuts in
> embedded k-parts properly.  Many times when I have a k-part inside
> konqueror, it refuses to use my shortcuts at all, because it says they're
> "ambiguous" (instead of using the shortcuts for the part, by priority, it
> finds the ones for the part, and the ones for konqueror, and then says it
> doesn't know how to choose).
> --
> derek

Thanks! Derek


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