Ubuntu

Switch-to-tab event caught even if the destination window is active

Reported by Evan Carroll on 2009-10-15
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-terminal

This is a very minor feature request that I believe will have a very minor positive effect on the user experience.

Steps to reproduce:
1): Set the keybinding "Switch-to-tab-X" to "Alt+X" for X == 1..5
2): Open up two tabs.
3): Go to the second tab
4) Press Alt+2

Alt+2 it is captured by gnome-terminal.

In the second tab, Alt+3, will be passed to the application (because there isn't a tab 3). Yet Alt+2 will be caught even though it is effectively a null-op because you're already on the second tab. Passing Alt+2 to the app is a better practice -- it will help permit me to switch to channel 2 in irssi even if irssi is in the second tab.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
Package: gnome-terminal 2.26.0-0ubuntu2.1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
Uname: Linux 2.6.30-020630-generic i686

Evan Carroll (evancarroll) wrote :
Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

someone interested on the feature should send this to bugzilla.gnome.org

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