[Inkscape-devel] Window Manager Modifiers

Brian Mattern brian.mattern at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 13:12:03 PDT 2007

On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 09:29:05PM +0200, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 21:21 +0200, Claes H wrote:
> > For this reason I think the main distinction for who should listen for
> > Alt should be between alphanumerical chars and non-alphanumerical
> > chars. That seems to solve the majority of cases.
> The most problematic case is use of the Alt modifier in combination with
> a mouse drag (and optionally other modifier keys). That's what graphics
> applications such as Inkscape and GIMP need most.

One solution, would be to have an option on first run and in the basic
mouse bindings dialog to switch between ALT based and META based
bindings. Its possible to change now, just a bit cumbersome. 


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