Bug 72221 - Gnome Keyboard shortcut: "Resize a window" doesn't work
Summary: Gnome Keyboard shortcut: "Resize a window" doesn't work
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center
Version: null
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-22 03:26 UTC by Josiah Royse
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-22 20:57:24 UTC

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Description Josiah Royse 2002-08-22 03:26:07 UTC
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Description of problem:
Using the keyboard shortcut "Resize a window" displays a four-way arrow cursor,
but does not resize any windows.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run /usr/bin/gnome-keybinding-properties
2. choose a shortcut for "Resize a window" 
3. Close the program (saving)
4. try to resize a window

Actual Results:  Four-way arrow cursor appears, without allowing the window to
be resized.

Expected Results:  Four-way cursor to appear, and resize the the ability to
resize the window.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-22 03:38:12 UTC
You have to press the arrow keys. (Reopen the bug if that doesn't work.)

I know it's a bit confusing, but if you think about it, the menu item would be
pretty useless if it was to resize the window with the _mouse_. ;-) It's for
resizing with the keyboard.

Comment 2 Josiah Royse 2002-08-22 20:57:16 UTC
Ok, I didn't try using the error keys when I submitted the bug originally- but
it works as you described.  

The reason I re-opened the bug is the "Move a window" shortcut works with the
mouse AND/OR the arrow keys, while the "Resize a window" shortcut ONLY works
with the arrow keys. 

Here's the bug:  
1. Use the "Resize a window" shortcut on a window
2. Press arrow key "Down" then "Left"
3. Now you can use the mouse to resize the window

Sorry- it's a bit picky, but I'm used to the way it worked in Gnome-1/Sawfish or

Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-22 22:54:45 UTC
For me KDE just starts a horizontal-only resize when I choose size - sort of

Anyway I'll move the issue to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91459
and close on the Red Hat level, I mostly track metacity enhancements on gnome.org.

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