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Bug 891907 - The key you just pressed is not supported by Qt. (alt+shift shortcuts)
The key you just pressed is not supported by Qt. (alt+shift shortcuts)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qt (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-01-04 07:08 EST by Filip Skola
Modified: 2016-05-05 00:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-12-21 06:58:38 EST
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Description Filip Skola 2013-01-04 07:08:10 EST
Description of problem: Cannot use 'alt' + 'shift' keys in KDE shortcuts.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
current Fedora 18 pre-release

How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. system settings -> shortcuts & gestures -> select some shortcut
2. use shortcut featuring both alt and shift key
3. popup with $subject appears
Actual results: shortcut is not defined

Expected results: alt+shift+something shortcut

Additional info: Shortcuts with alt+shift defined from previous installations are present in the list, but don't work.
Comment 1 David Saxby 2013-03-24 10:34:56 EDT
I would just like to confirm that this is still present in the latest updates on Fedora 18 (KDE 4.10.1).

In addition, I noticed that Fedora 17 has recently updated to what appears to be both the same versions of KDE and QT (qt-4.8.4-14), but I do not seem to get the same issue on Fedora 17. Therefore, this problem is not obviously dependent on the QT version.

Also, I confirmed that if you attempt to use Alt+Shift as shortcut, you get the following message immediately:

"The key you just pressed is not supported by Qt." (As reported by the original author of this bug)

For what it's worth, I don't see the same problem on Suse 12.3, which uses KDE 4.10.

I have personally tested in three environments:

1) A Mac mini late 2012.
1) An HP Pavilion laptop.
3) Through a newly installed virtual machine image.

I have seen exactly the same problem in all three situations.
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Comment 3 David Saxby 2013-12-21 06:10:32 EST
I have just retested this on a clean install of Fedora 20 (using VirtualBox VM). This problem now appears to be solved. You can set the key combination that was causing the problem without any issues and the pre-existing keyboard shortcuts that use the problem combination seem to work correctly.
Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2013-12-21 06:58:38 EST
OK, thanks for the report.

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