[squeak-dev] Re: why cannot the Shift+Tab key be detected?

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Mon Oct 19 18:32:02 UTC 2015

> On 19-10-2015, at 11:23 AM, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, we may have a VM bug then.  I just booted my laptop into in Windows and that Squeak VM was able to detect Shift+Tab.  However, back in Linux VM (both Cog and Spur 3427), Shift+Tab is not even detected by Sensor.
> I went into GEdit of Ubuntu and Shift+Tab works there...
> Eliot, could this be a bug in the Linux VM?

The most likely place for a problem would be the platforms/unix/sqWindows.c (or maybe sqEvents.c ?) since the interpreter and cog trees are not currently in sync. If a change to make tab get handled was put into the interpreter tree it may very well have not made it to cog yet. It’s even possible that the combination simply doesn’t get handled by the OS keyboard handler; I’ve seen siilar problems before now.

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