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[Bug-XBoard] [bug #43112] XBoard*form.translations doesn't work anymore

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Subject: [Bug-XBoard] [bug #43112] XBoard*form.translations doesn't work anymore
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:21:53 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #2, bug #43112 (project xboard):

The .Xdefaults method itself is working for other programs and it had been
working for an older version of XBoard (I don't remember the number but it was
the one before „Auto-InputBox PopUp“ was introduced) in my new system. And
as to why I want to alter the default binding, I never can remember which
F-key does what. That's why I have been using 'd' for draw 'r' for rematch and
'q' for resign (mnemonic „quit“) for many years. Especially if you are
under time pressure and want to claim a draw by repetition you need to be

> Well, I admit that I can also not get it to work.
> The problem is that I don't know enough about the X-server
> to know how it is supposed to work. I tried it with an older
> XBoard version (4.4.3) which still had the old key-binding
> mechanism. This had a default key binding (hard-coded
> in XBoard itself) of 'v' for FlipViewProc(). And that works.
> But if I try to bind 'x' (which did not have a binding)
> to FlipViewProc as well through the .Xdefaults method
> described in the manual, nothing happens when I press 'x'.


> Of course 4.7.3 has its own hard-coded key bindings as well,
> and these do work. The question why you would want to
> change them is still not answered.


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