Unify keyboard shortcuts

Ellis Whitehead ellis at kde.org
Sun Aug 3 01:26:29 EEST 2003

Hi Claes,

This would probably be quite easy from the KDE side.  We currently have all 
the general shortcuts (i.e., not those for a single specific application) in 
~HOME/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals, but there would be nothing preventing us 
from reading and writing to another location or with another format.

I have no idea about how Gnome does it, but would be glad to work on a common 

Please CC me replies, since I'm not on the list.


On Dienstag, 29. Juli 2003 21:17, Waldo Bastian wrote:
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> On Monday 28 July 2003 23:31, Claes Holmerson wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > just a question: would it be possible to unify application and desktop
> > keyboard shortcuts between KDE and Gnome? I imagine there are different
> > levels of integration, from sharing a common definition or defining some
> > import/export file format that can be used to export for example KDE's
> > definition in a form that Gnome can use.
> >
> > I know nothing of what this involves but I think it would be very useful.
> You may want to talk to Ellis Whitehead about that. He is doing most of
> KDE's keyboard shortcut handling these days.
> Cheers,
> Waldo
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