Using alt-key clicks on linux

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon May 29 16:01:24 EDT 2017


On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 3:08 PM, hh via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> You could try to rethink why that key is named "optionKey" or "altKey".
>
> Using the altkey with another key on the keyboard is not the same
> as using it with the mouse. Easy to understand. It's a simple option.
>
> As you said earlier:
> "... some things make more semantic sense with Alt rather than Shift".
>
> ---
> Alt happens.
>
>
Further back, it was said that this is only an issue when LiveCode
misbehaves and is a window can't be selected because it is outside the
screen.  So if true, LC should have a built-in way to recover the window,
like how Control-period stops a script. How about Control-period-click, and
the window becomes stuck to the pointer until the next click?

~Roger



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