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Re: how to add a new keyboard shortcut action



On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 11:20 PM, Samir SAADA <zepard@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 6:28 PM, Valmor de Almeida <val.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Is it possible to add a new kbd shortcut action like Restart WindowMaker? or
>> Exit? or even any other action a user may like?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> --
>> Valmor
>>
>>
>
> Actually you can add shortcuts to commands existing in your menu.
> From the menu editor, or by hand in ~/GNUstep/Defaults/WMRootMenu
> eg: (XTerm, EXEC, "xterm -sb -sl 2000 -bg black -fg white")
>
> There is also a patch from Renato Botelho

I should say submitted by Renato Botelho.

> (http://lists.windowmaker.info/dev/msg00080.html)
> that can help you to set shortcuts from appicons.
>
> I have no knowledge about shortcuts with no menu item in 100% 'GUI' mode
> but you can remove the label of a command in  your menu so it
> disappears from your menu.
>
> But my preferred way is text editing the whole process.
> Edit the menu file with say this line
> (, SHORTCUT, "Mod1+F5", EXEC, "xclock")
> See there's no label for menu. so there's no entry for your menu but it exists.
> You' may encounter a problem in executing this for the first time,
> if so add a fake temporary label to it and execute it by clicking on
> your xclock menu.
> Once you did, try the shortcut, remove the label and here you go.
>
> regards
>


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