** Resolved ** Re: Delete
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).
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