Bug 873331 - Applying changes by access key (alt+A) doesn't work
Applying changes by access key (alt+A) doesn't work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk3 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: fedora19rtt
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Reported: 2012-11-05 10:02 EST by Jan Stodola
Modified: 2014-02-05 17:51 EST (History)
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Description Jan Stodola 2012-11-05 10:02:30 EST
Description of problem:
In some cases, accelerator key (alt+A) to apply changes on custom partitioning screen doesn't work properly. See steps to reproduce.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installation in graphical mode
2. go to custom partitioning
3. remove all existing partitions
4. let anaconda create partitioning automatically

A) (when editing "Standard Partition" device type)
* select /boot mount point
* change Desired Capacity to 300 and press alt+A to apply changes
* Desired capacity changes back to 500
* change Mount Point to "/boota" and press alt+A to apply changes
* Mount Point changes back to "/boot", but list of mount points on the left now contains mount point "/boota"
B) (when editing "LVM" device type)
* select / mount point
* change Desired Capacity to 5000 and press alt+A to apply changes
* new size is applied in the Desired Capacity field, but list of mount point on the left still displays the old size

Actual results:
in short - accelerator key to "Apply Changes" behaves mysteriously, see steps to reproduce

Expected results:
accelerator key alt+A works the same way like clicking on "Apply Changes" button
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2012-11-07 11:21:57 EST
I can reproduce the capacity thing in (A) but not the mount point.  I can only reproduce (B) if I choose to make / smaller.  If I try to make it larger, it resets to the original size, likely because there's no room to grow the LV.

Strangely, clicking the button appears to make everything work.
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2012-11-07 11:38:15 EST
Oh, this is GtkSpinButton's fault.  You must press enter after changing the value in the spinner, or it will not have a new value when we query it.  I don't see any way around this in the GTK docs, either.
Comment 3 Jan Stodola 2012-11-08 03:41:37 EST
OK, reassigning to gtk3 based on comment 2. This issue makes using anaconda without a keyboard a bit annoying.
Comment 4 Jan Stodola 2012-11-08 04:22:28 EST
Sorry for confusion, I wanted to say "without a mouse"
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