[haiku-development] Re: AltGr Key, key_map, and the US-International Keyboard

  • From: John Scipione <jscipione@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 02:00:37 -0400

On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 1:20 AM, Humdinger <humdingerb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi John!
> On Thu, 5 Apr 2012 18:33:47 -0400 John Scipione wrote:
>> Except in Haiku there is no equivalent to Win+E opening Explorer so
>> you can use Win+E to type the € sign instead. And if there were an
>> equivalent it would most likely be Win+T on Haiku (for Tracker)
>> anyway.
> We do have a few system-wide shortcuts [1]. Not specifically to open a
> Tracker window, though that might come in handy to avoid reaching for
> the mouse, but e.g. something a bit like in Windows to hide windows
> (WIN+M). In Haiku it's CTRL+ALT instead of WIN.

Option alone + a key isn't used, because that is reserved for special
characters. Ctrl+Alt is a fine replacement for what Win is used for on

John Scipione

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