kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 73, Issue 13

Brian Wootton Brian.Meg at btinternet.com
Wed Feb 9 13:04:01 UTC 2011


On 09/02/11 12:00, kubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
>>>> I know the info is probably under my nose but I can't find
>>>>> >>>  >    anywhere the expanded listing for the Function keys, can
>>>>> >>>  >    anybody point me in the right direction:
>>>>> >>>  >    >
>>>>> >>>  >    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>> >>>  >    -----------------------
>>>>> >>>  >    >    *General*Ctrl*    keys*
>>>>> >>>  >    >    *Ctrl*+*A
>>>> >>>    >    Select
>>>>> >>>  >    *Ctrl*+*PageDown*
>>>>> >>>  >    Move to the lower part in the current directory.
>>>>> >>>  >    >    *Ctrl*+*F1..F12*
>>>>> >>>  >    Standard (KDE) key-bindings.
>>>>> >>>  >    >    *Ctrl*+*Shift*+*F1..F12*
>>>>> >>>  >    Standard (KDE) key-bindings.
>>>>> >>>  >
>>> >>
>>> >>  Did you try System Settings ------>    Shortcuts and Gestures?
>>> >>  gk
>>> >>
>>> >>
>> >  Yes, amongst a lot of other places, couldn't see them there or anywhere
>> >  else, hence this query.
> It would be nice if there were just one place to find this, but it
> isn't quite that simple.
>
> System Settings ------>   Shortcuts and Gestures shows you three icons:
> "Custom Shortcuts", "Standard Keyboard Shortcuts", and "Global
> Keyboard Shortcuts".  The keybindings are distrubuted among these 3
> things, each with several sub-categories just to make this more
> difficult.
>
> If you don't see this, then you need to fix you systemsettings tool.
>
> Many of the settings are in the standard shortcuts which is also the
> easiest to understand.  These are apparently the shortcuts that are
> used by all KDE apps.  You can click on the "Shortcut" column to sort
> by shortcut which helps find the one you want.
>
> Most of the bindings are in the global shortcuts.  Unfortunately,
> these are broken up into different KDE components.  So, if I am
> looking for, say, Control-F1, which is bound to "Switch to Desktop 1"
> on my machine, I have to go through the different components before I
> find it in the KWin settings.
>
> There is also "Custom Shortucts" that I've never had to deal with.
>
> Michael
>
>
OK(sigh) I'll have to try and dig them out piecemeal, if I do manage this
, perhaps I can post the resultant lists here for vetting?
ta muchly for the info.
brian



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