Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455292
Accessibility Feature of Sticky Keys Broken
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:06:56 EDT
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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Access Accessibility options for the keyboard from the gnome panel
2. Check the first option - Simulate simultaneous keypresses
Actual results: Sticky Keys will be disabled when two keys are physically
Expected results: Sticky Keys should remain enabled when the second option is
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