Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 859475
Typing based search for finding a keyboard layout is suboptimal
Last modified: 2014-02-05 07:14:43 EST
Description of problem:
One of the big use cases for using the KEYBOARD pane is if you can't type with the default keyboard layout, and need to find the one that matches how you type.
In this case presenting the user with a big list of layouts in the 'ADD A KEYBOARD LAYOUT' dialog, and expecting them to type to filter the search
and find a specific layout is problematic. It's very probable that the reason they've come here is that they cannot yet type, and can only use the mouse.
Much better would be to have a categorized or tree based filtering in this
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FEDORA 18-Alpha INSTALLATION
We were discussing the possibilities and we decided to follow the same layout and functionality as the gnome-control-center.
Just adding a link to the upstream bug against gnome-control-center:
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