Konqueror Access Keys cannot be disabled

Bug #115342 reported by tdn on 2007-05-17
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
KDE Base
Fix Released
Wishlist
kdebase (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

When pressing Ctrl in Konqueror the "Access Keys" feature is activated.
This is really annoying and there is no way to disable this annoying "feature".

Steps to reproduce:
 1: Start Konqueror.
 2: Go to a website (e.g. http://kubuntu.org)
 3: Press Ctrl.
 4: Press Ctrl again to deactivate Acess Keys.
 5: Go to: Settings > Configure Konqueror > Look for a way to disable Access Keys.
 6: Observe that there is no way of disabling Access Keys in Konqueror.

Changed in kdebase:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Tom Mortimer-Jones (tom-morty) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report.

This is a bug. There should be a way of turning off this feature in Konqueror using the GUI.

However if you add the following to ~/.kde/share/config/khtmlrc it will disable access keys:

[Access Keys]
Enabled=false

If this file does not exist then you will need to create it. After you have saved the file you will need to restart Konqueror.

Changed in kdebase:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca) on 2007-05-23
Changed in kdebase:
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in kdebase:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

Not an issue in Kubuntu Intrepid ibex. (8.10)

Changed in kdebase:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in kdebase:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
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