[squeak-dev] 5.3 wrong keyboard focus upon image launch

Fabio Niephaus lists at fniephaus.com
Fri Jan 17 18:40:54 UTC 2020

On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 1:24 pm, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Marcel, hi all,
> An obscure, but painful usability regression has crept into 5.3.  Upon
> launching the image, the image window will appear.  I need it to honor the
> Global Command Keys until hand movements otherwise shift focus to some
> widget under the hand.
> In 5.2, moving the hand from the OS desktop into the Squeak (non-full
> screen) image desktop, the command keys are honored.  In 5.3, you have to
> force some keyboard focus shift into some widget first, THEN back to the
> desktop, before the Global Command keys will be honored.
> This makes debugging Magma a lot more cumbersome, because the test suite
> launches five copies of the image.  If there is a failure, I'm left with
> needing to close all five manually.  The hot-key makes this a breeze... but
> not if it doesn't work, of course.
> Morphic-cmm.1618 addresses this issue, and would like to include it (or
> alternative fix) in 5.3.

+1 for merging the fix

> Thanks,
>   Chris
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