Bug 18015 - RFE: Add spacebar accelerator to mouse selection window
Summary: RFE: Add spacebar accelerator to mouse selection window
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-10-01 10:45 UTC by daniel.deimert
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-02 21:28:44 UTC
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Description daniel.deimert 2000-10-01 10:45:40 UTC
When installing with the graphical installer, it is impossible to select
the mouse type using the keyboard.  The installer autodetected a Generic 
PS/2 mouse, and because this did not work I wanted to select a Microsoft
Intellimouse. But there was no way to expand the "[+] Microsoft" mouse list

It would be nice if everything in the installer could be done with the
keyboard, including things like the time zone.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-10-02 22:28:29 UTC
Brent please verify immediately.

Comment 2 Brent Fox 2000-10-03 03:20:21 UTC

	After some experimentation, you can expand the list by pressing the "+" key on
the keyboard (the one by the Backspace key).  The one on the num keypad won't
work.  Pressing the "-" key will collapse the branch of the tree.  So, although
selecting the mouse with the keyboard *is* technically possible, it's not very
intuitive.  Seems like the space bar would be a logical choice for expanding and
collapsing the tree branch.  Thanks for your bug report.  I'm putting this on
our list of future enhancements.

Brent Fox

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