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Re: 8.2 UI bug in WinXP - accelerator keys for menus

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 14:42:51 +0100
To: "Dr Geoffrey Kantaris" <Geoffrey.Kantaris@caths.cam.ac.uk>
Cc: egk10@cam.ac.uk, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20031125144251.1abe5e9c.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 11:33:27 -0500 (EST)
"Dr Geoffrey Kantaris" <egk10@cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> With the 8.2 release (Nov 13) on WinXP, pressing Alt- accelerator keys for
> menus when in editor mode (e.g., Alt-f to open the File menu, Alt-t to open
> XHTML menu, etc.) causes the menu to open, BUT it also causes the pressed
> letter (f, t, etc) to be inserted into the document being edited. This is a
> pretty major bug for anyone who might have accessibility problems using a
> mouse, or just for anyone used to opening menus using Alt- key combinations.
> I kept wondering why I was getting stray "f"s and "v"s in my documents, even
> when editing source code, until I realized it was a bug.

Oops, we'll fix this bug as soon as possible.
     Irene.
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