Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 133990
keyboard type-ahead broken for menu navigation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:50 EST
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Description of problem:
When accessing the panel menus, it's nice to be able to start typing
the first few letters of a menu item to be able to jump to it. The
GNOME panel does in fact support this feature, but the user has to
first pop the panel menu open and then activate one of the items
before the type-ahead find works.
As soon as the menu is opened, typing a character on the keyboard
should initiate finding the menu item.
Version-Release number of selected component:
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on a menu
2. Start typing
3. Note that none of the menu items gets activated
Actual Results: The menu ignores the keys I press until I highlight
one of the menu items.
Expected Results: The menu should activate whichever menu item I
start typing the string from.
Well, it works for me when I click on the main menu button, so do you
1. Click on menu button
2. Navigate with mouse to open a sub-menu
3. Hit key, causes another sub-menu to be selected rather
than a menu item in the sub-menu you've already
If so, try the same thing with gedit's "View" menu - this is standard
for all GTK+ menus.
Or am I misunderstanding?
No response, closing