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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/2] gtk: disable the F10 menubar key

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/2] gtk: disable the F10 menubar key
Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 10:46:54 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180323

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 09:39:12AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 10:30:09AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 01:07:39AM +0200, Peter Wu wrote:
> > > The F10 key is used in various applications, disable it unconditionally
> > > (do not limit it to grab mode). Note that this property is deprecated
> > > and might be removed in the future (GTK+ commit b082fb598d).
> > 
> > Any replacement provided by gtk?
> It doesn't look like it
> > I don't feel like adding new code depending on already deprecated
> > features ...
> > 
> > Also note that there is the "grab-on-hover" option in the view menu,
> > which will make qemu grab the keyboard if the mouse pointer is inside
> > the qemu window.  Which is pretty convinient for hotkeys, they go to the
> > guest if you work in the qemu window and to the host otherwise.
> IMHO the right thing todo long term is to kill the menu bar from the
> GTK UI entirely, and replace with the GTK HeaderBar. This allows the
> menu items to be provided via popups directly from the title bar of
> the windows, which is more vertically space efficient. This would
> probably have to wait for us to ditch GTK2, so I think this fix is
> reasonable until that time.

Fair enough.  Patch queued.


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