Bug 197687 - Can assign Escape (Esc) as a Custom shortcut but it does not work as a shortcut should
Summary: Can assign Escape (Esc) as a Custom shortcut but it does not work as a shortc...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: kdelibs
Classification: Unclassified
Component: shortcuts (show other bugs)
Version: 4.2
Platform: Compiled Sources Linux
: NOR normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: kdelibs bugs
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Reported: 2009-06-24 04:21 UTC by Ian Wadham
Modified: 2009-06-24 08:33 UTC (History)
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Description Ian Wadham 2009-06-24 04:21:26 UTC
Version:            (using Devel)
OS:                Linux
Installed from:    Compiled sources

This may be related to bug 197686.  While investigating that bug I tried adding Escape (Esc) as a shortcut to applications other than KGoldrunner.  As expected, it could only be added as a Custom shortcut (using the Configure Shortcuts... dialog) and that worked fine.  However, pressing Esc in the application GUI failed to produce the desired action.  I tested this with several KDE 4 applications.
Comment 1 Ian Wadham 2009-06-24 04:25:15 UTC
In bug 197686 P and Esc are assigned by the program code as Default primary and alternate shortcuts for KGoldrunner's Pause action.