Menu keyboard navigation should not wrap

Reported by John Lea on 2012-04-24
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
Undecided
Unassigned
Unity
Undecided
Unassigned
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

When navigating desktop right click menus using keyboard navigation, the focus should not 'wrap' (e.g. when the focus reaches the top or the bottom of the menu, a further press loops the focus to the opposite end).

Having hard stops helps user orientation, and wrapping can be confusing esp. on small lists. See the the Launcher quicklists as an example of a small list that does not wrap.

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Desired resolution:

- Desktop menus should not wrap. This will make them consistent with the behaviour of Launcher quicklists.

John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-04-24
Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: nobody → John Lea (johnlea)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → backlog
tags: added: udp
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-04-26
Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: John Lea (johnlea) → nobody
importance: Medium → Undecided
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
Changed in unity:
status: New → Invalid
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Triaged → Invalid
John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-09-19
tags: removed: udp
Changed in unity:
milestone: backlog → none
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