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Bug 71943 - Language and Keyboard selection lists should be quick addressable by key press
Language and Keyboard selection lists should be quick addressable by key press
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-20 08:50 EDT by Thomas M Steenholdt
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-04 16:11:19 EST
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Description Thomas M Steenholdt 2002-08-20 08:50:38 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020809

Description of problem:
It should be possible in a list like the Keyboard or Language selection views,
to press a key on the keyboard and go to the first item in the list that begins
with that letter... Just like the text mode installer. This allows for much
quicker hand installation and is less tormenting for people who wish to do
everything on the keyboard

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start null installation
2.Wait for keyboard selection
3.Press 'D' on the keyboard

Actual Results:  Nothing happens

Expected Results:  The sellection pointer(the bar) should have moved to the
first item starting with a 'D'

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-21 01:33:15 EDT
Type ctrl-s in the listbox and you should be able to use the built-in
GtkTreeView search capabilities.  Anything more will have to wait for a future
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2003-03-04 16:11:19 EST
Thank you for the suggestion, but this is not a feature I see us implementing.

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