On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 10:17:57AM +0000, Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
> Oh yes, other annoyances, though, this time with KDE2.
> CTRL-W is used to close one window of an application, or specifically a
> browser window in the Windows world. ALT-W does the same for
> Netscape/UNIX, why does Konqueror ask you to use CTRL-Q?
> Leading on from that, Kmail uses CTRL-W to close the whole
> application(it ight just close one "mail client" but since I doubt most
> people will open more than 1 instance of kmail the result is the same as
> a standard CTRL-Q)
> In Kmail, while composing a message, press ALT by accident and if you
> press RETURN twice your half composed mail gets sent..
>> Yeah, yeah, it's GUI stuff, but boy is it annoying, and yes, I'll be
> posting them to relevant mailing lists or developers later.
KDE2 is really bugging me too. They seem to have completely changed the way
the taskbar works too. It only shows windows on the current desktop, so
they've eliminated the "onto current desktop" menu item, removed the "to
desktop" item from the Maximize/Iconify/Etc menu and I'm completely at a
loss as to how to get the "X" for close window from the top left to the top
right of all the windows, it doesn't seem to be a feature of any theme I
select, including the win 95 one. It also refuses to allow me to undock the
taskbar so I can have it at the top of the screen.
I don't know, but it seems to me that
every program that goes through a major revamp should have a "behave exactly
like previous version but faster, better and with fewer bugs" button. KDE2
seems to fall down on the faster and fewer bugs categories and I haven't
seen anything compelling on the better side either.
Maybe it's a Mandrake 7.2 problem, considering that the mouse config program
"mousedrake" calls 2 non-existent perl subroutines when you try to set up a
serial mouse, I wouldn't be at all surprised,
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