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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Reversal of shortcuts?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 13:47:24 -0600
> So, I upgraded my old Ubuntu box to Maverick recently, with Trinity, of
> course. God bless.
> But not without a few incidents. Some of the old settings were lost,
> especially in Kmail. And I noticed an annoying change in the shortcuts. I
> have many mailboxes: private, work, another work, Gmail etc. When I
> created them, I was required to name each one of them. So I put numbers in
> the names:
> 1 - Work
> 2 - Private
> 3 - Another work
> 4 - Gmail
> etc.
> Opening the File menu in Kmail, the item "Check Mail In >" had the letter
> C underlined, so I developed the habit of pressing Alt+f, c to open the
> "Check Mail In >" submenu with all my mail accounts. Then I would press
> the number of the account I wanted to check: Alt+f, c, 1 for "1 - Work".
> Fine. Could be better, but anyway...
> That is a lot worse now. The new Kmail still has "Check Mail In >" but now
> it underlines the letter I. Which is bad, because "Import Messages..."
> also has the letter I underlined. So, instead of pressing Alt+f, c, now I
> am supposed to press Alt+f, i, and because the letter i matches two items
> in that menu, that mail account submenu does not open automatically
> anymore. Pressing i over and over swaps the selection from "Import
> Messages..." to "Check Mail In >" then back to "Import Messages..." ad
> infinitum. None will be selected automatically, I have to press Enter. So
> my procedure now is: Alt+f, i, i, Enter. Annoying.
> Even worse, now pressing the account number (first character of the
> account name) doesn't work anymore. In other words, pressing Alt+f, i, i,
> Enter, 1 does not check the "1 - Work" account. I have to go another
> Enter... Summing up: from <Alt+f, c, 1> I had to go to <Alt+f, i, i,
> Enter, Enter> and that's just for the first item of the submenu. For the
> 5th item, it's <Alt+f, i, i, Enter, down, down, down, down, Enter>.
> Grrrrr...
> Can we go back to the old arrangement? Please?

Absolutely.  I was completely unaware of the regression until now, and the
change was NOT intentional.

> Is it the proper place for
> that discussion


> or should I take it to the official KDE team? I suppose
> they only care about KDE 4 now


> , and they probably *prefer* the current,
> more cumbersome arrangement.

More than likely IMHO. :-)

> I mean, just look at the horrible things they
> did to Gwenview, or Dolphin... :-\

Could you please file a bug report at
with [REGRESSION] somewhere in the bug title?