Bug 455292 - Accessibility Feature of Sticky Keys Broken
Summary: Accessibility Feature of Sticky Keys Broken
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Control Center Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-14 18:09 UTC by Tyler Robertson
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:06 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:06:56 UTC
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Description Tyler Robertson 2008-07-14 18:09:19 UTC
Description of problem:
Inside Fedora Core 9 - Gnome, there is an option to turn on Sticky Keys, a way
to simulate modifier buttons on the keyboard.  This is an accessibility feature.
In FC9 there are two options when enabling sticky keys:

[x] Simulate simultaneous keypresses
[ ] Disable sticky keys if two keys are pressed together

The bug is that the second option does not work. Sticky Keys will be disabled
regardless of whether this option is checked. For example, if only the first
option is checked, and lets say the shift key and another key is pressed
simultaneously, then sticky keys are deactivated even though I have not checked
the second option.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Access Accessibility options for the keyboard from the gnome panel
2. Check the first option - Simulate simultaneous keypresses
3. Apply
Actual results:  Sticky Keys will be disabled when two keys are physically
pressed simultaneously.

Expected results: Sticky Keys should remain enabled when the second option is
left unchecked.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 02:05:18 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 15:06:56 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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