Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 981958
Can't assign F1 as a short cut in gnome3 keyboard settings
Last modified: 2015-02-18 08:58:52 EST
Description of problem:
I would like to set F1 as a shortcut to open a terminal. But when I try to assign F1 as a shortcut the help browser is opened instead
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open keyboard shortcuts panel in settings
2. Make sure F1 is not assigned to anything
3. Select an action that you would like to assign F1 to (for me this is a custom launcher for gnome-terminal)
4. Click on the shortcut side of the entry, so that it changes from 'disabled' to 'New accelerator ...'
5. Press F1 key
Help browser opens
F1 is assigned as shortcut
I can assign other F keys fine.
F1 is hard-coded to open Help in many apps.
Then the keyboard shortcut panel is broken for allowing users to select F1 as a shortcut.
New expected results:
A nice message to tell you that F1 is special and can't be used for shortcuts.
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