Editing Gnome for single click

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 07:22:16 UTC 2010

> Maybe this will be of interest:
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=121113
> [Double-/single-click to activate should follow Nautilus option]

Thanks. It looks like some of the dupes address my concern, but the
bug itself is unclear. Two patches over seven years and still not
implemented! It seems that accessibility is as much a joke in Gnome as
it is in KDE.

> That said, I think that the application itself will be the place to look
> for change. Nautilus controls the desktop (except for the Gnome panels),
> so setting single click in Nautilus provides for single click on the
> desktop icons as well.
>  If you look in the doc for gucharmap, you will find that the function
> is set for 'double-click' and there is no mention of 'single-click'. So
> you really should be looking at the app authors instead of a
> "system-wide" change.

I will contact the Zim dev again about this issue. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen


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