Description of problem:
file-roller ignores keyboard arrow keys if the mouse cursor is somewhere else than the file-rollers window while opening an archive! But if the mouse cursor exists where the window will be open, arrow keys work fine!
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Steps to Reproduce:
1.select and open a non empty archive when mouse cursor is somewhere else than the area that file-roller window will be appeared!
2.Just test the keys!
3.Nothing changes while arrow keys pressed!
I can confirm that the same issue exists in file-roller-3.2.1-1.fc16.x86_64. However, all keys are affected, not just arrow keys. For example, you can't select multiple files within an archive because holding the ctrl or shift keys has no effect.
I did notice that file-roller starts responding to keyboard input if you click in any region of the file-roller window that allows resizing or repositioning of the (titlebar, edges and corners), or hold the alt key and click anywhere on the window.
I can also confirm this on my F-15 machine with file-roller-3.0.2-1.fc15.x86_64.
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this appears to be fixed in file-roller-3.4.2-1.fc17.x86_64.