Backspace should accelerate for single letters as well as words

Bug #1347488 reported by Michael Sheldon
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ubuntu-keyboard
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Michael Sheldon
ubuntu-keyboard (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Currently the backspace only accelerates when it starts deleting words, so deleting a very long string of characters which are unbroken by spaces takes a long time.

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Bill Filler (bfiller) wrote :

as a quick fix can we make the press and hold auto-repeat time faster for delete key?

Changed in ubuntu-keyboard:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: rtm14 touch-2014-09-25
tags: added: ota-1
removed: touch-2014-09-25
Bill Filler (bfiller)
Changed in ubuntu-keyboard (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in ubuntu-keyboard (Ubuntu RTM):
importance: Undecided → High
Bill Filler (bfiller)
tags: added: ww03
Changed in ubuntu-keyboard:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-keyboard - 0.99.trunk.phablet2+15.04.20150108-0ubuntu1

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ubuntu-keyboard (0.99.trunk.phablet2+15.04.20150108-0ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=low

  [ CI Train Bot ]
  * Resync trunk

  [ Ubuntu daily release ]
  * New rebuild forced

  [ Renato Araujo Oliveira Filho ]
  * Make sure that changes on "InputMethod.extensions" property get
    propagated to maliit. (LP: #1384278)

  [ Michael Sheldon ]
  * Fix keyboard visibility reporting (LP: #1404309)
  * Extend existing autopilot tests to more thoroughly test each layout,
    add new tests for extended keys and ".com" key and fix crash when
    using keyboard after autopilot tests have been run.
  * Speed up individual backspaces and switch between individual and
    word backspace based on 3 words having been deleted instead of 3
    seconds having passed. (LP: #1347488)
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:07:56 +0000

Changed in ubuntu-keyboard (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Bill Filler (bfiller)
tags: added: ww05
removed: ww03
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-keyboard - 0.99.trunk.phablet2+15.04.20150119~rtm-0ubuntu1

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ubuntu-keyboard (0.99.trunk.phablet2+15.04.20150119~rtm-0ubuntu1) 14.09; urgency=low

  [ Michael Sheldon ]
  * Deactivate autocaps if we receive find out we're in a field that
    doesn't support it after having already entered the field (LP:
    #1412460)
  * Add dependencies for any keyboard layouts used in autopilot tests
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:21:41 +0000

Changed in ubuntu-keyboard (Ubuntu RTM):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in ubuntu-keyboard:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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