"slow keys" can turn on surreptitiously & cause confusion.
|Ubuntu Desktop Bugs|
Nominated for Intrepid by Christopher Berner
I was editing some huge photos with the gimp and it had a swapping fit; I pressed various keys, clicked various things, generally did what any user does when an application hangs for a while.
For some reason, gnome's "slow keys" feature turned on during all this chaos---presumably because gnome thought the shift key was held down for N seconds, I don't know---and I was totally confused when my keys became, predictably, "slow."
This seems like something that could happen to dapper users. Maybe there should be a
[x] Activate "slow keys" by holding down the shift key.
config toggle that is off by default, or something...
|Ivan Matveich (ivan-matveich) wrote : Re: [Bug 41427] Re: "slow keys" can turn on surrepitiously & cause confusion.||#2|
|Slight Slightly (slight--deactivatedaccount) wrote : Re: "slow keys" can turn on surrepitiously & cause confusion.||#3|
|Changed in gnome-control-center:|
|assignee:||nobody → desktop-bugs|
|importance:||Medium → Low|
|status:||Confirmed → Invalid|
|Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):|
|status:||Invalid → Confirmed|