[squeak-dev] World menu versus docking bar

Casey Ransberger casey.obrien.r at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 21:55:41 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Balázs Kósi <rebmekop at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> > However, for accessing global behavior, the docking bar still also
> > requires more energy to use than the world menu, primarily due to the
> > up-front fine-motor pointing gesture required, and that the keyboard
> > cannot be used to invoke it like it can with the world menu (via ESC
> > key).  I wouldn't want accessibility to things I can get from the
> > World menu to suddenly require this fine-motor gesture every time..
> You can invoke the menus in the docking bar by ctrl+<n>, where n is the
> index of the menu, and then locate your menu item by typing.
> e.g. to open a workspace hit ctrl+3 (to open the tools menu) and then type
> 'wo' (which selects the workspace menu item) and finally hit enter to open
> it.
> The search bar also could be accessed by such a keystroke (e.g. ctrl+9),
> but that's not yet implemented.
> Balázs
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