[ubuntu-mono] [Bug 685309] Re: Hotkeys don't work with indicator-application
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Tue Aug 23 01:32:06 UTC 2011
While I agree that in terms of overall system functionality this is a
"low" priority, having a user preference option that's effectively dead
and broken is very bad usability and very frustrating for Ubuntu users.
Imagine fiddling with a preference repeatedly to no effect whatsoever.
IMO it would be preferable to remove the hotkey feature entirely unless
it can be restored to functionality, and making a decision either way
would be good for the next release.
BTW, this hotkey functionality_is_ a key feature for a notetaking
application, because it's fundamentally what makes it possible to
integrate it with day-to-day workflow. And the workaround is not in fact
a complete workaround, because tomboy ignores parameters if there's a
running instance. Finally, the panel workaround did not work for me
(tomboy isn't listed in the "add to panel" list; a panel applet is
running after tomboy is executed, but the hotkey isn't working).
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Hotkeys don't work with indicator-application
Status in “tomboy” package in Ubuntu:
Binary package hint: tomboy
Steps to reproduce:
0. (optional) Open Tomboy preferences, choose tab "Hotkeys" and configure some hotkeys, e.g. <Alt>F12 to "Show notes menu", and close the preference window.
1. Press predefined key combinations.
The defined behaviour is executed: the "Start here" note is opened, the "Search all notes" window, or Tomboy's indicator-application menu, just like the panel-applet menu in the original/upstream version of Tomboy, or like pressing <Super>S opens the Shutdown menu.
This is always reproducible. (Using Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat")
If someone could take the time to fix this, I'm sure I would not be
the only one who would be very grateful. This really makes a big
difference between the upstream version of Tomboy and the one in
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