[Libreoffice-qa] How to report double used and/or not "working as expected" mnemonics?

Sophie gautier.sophie at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 19:11:32 CET 2013

Hi Thomas,
Le 28/10/2013 16:19, Christian Lohmaier a écrit :
> Hi Thomas, *,
> Am 28.10.2013 05:13 schrieb "Thomas Hackert" <thackert at nexgo.de>:
>> Good morning Cor, *,
>> On Sonntag, 27. Oktober 2013 18:37 Cor Nouws wrote:
>>> Thomas Hackert wrote (18-10-13 10:10)
>>>> […] Is there a possibility to report this as
>>>> fast and easy as possible?
> Fastest one would be to skip the bug report and instead push a patch to
> gerrit.
>>>> Should I open a new bug for every
>>>> found one?
> No, that doesn't make sense.
> You would need to create a list of the menu items to decide what entry will
> get the most natural one and what entries get second choice or
> autogenerated one.
> From my POV it is also important to keep familiar keystrokes intact, so
> newly added items should get an automatically assigned one unless there is
> a reason not to.
> Finding the place in the source code is not different from finding bad
> mnemonics in a translation. Look up the entry in pootle and there you have
> the reference. Or grep in the sources. Search in opengrok might also be
> possible, but not sure whether you need to escape the mnemonic
> marker/whether it includes the character in the search index.

If you grep, just be aware that now there is two kinds of mnemonics:
[~] for the previous dialogs, [_] for the ported to .ui dialogs.
AFAIK, only the main menus are scripted, the others are placed by the
dialog creator or the translators.
Kind regards

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