Underscore in tomboy note title interpreted as keyboard shortcut in indicator menu

Bug #755222 reported by pablomme on 2011-04-09
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tomboy (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: tomboy

Steps to reproduce:
- Open tomboy and create a note
- Replace the title for "a_b"
- Close the note
- Open the tomboy indicator menu to see that the entry for that note reads "ab" with an underlined b
- Press "b" and the note opens back up

I don't know whether this would have to be fixed in tomboy or on the indicator menu side.

BTW, this was triggered by normal use of tomboy, it's not that I go typing random characters in applications to see what happens :-) I created a set of coding-related to-do notes with file/function names as titles, hence the underscores.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: tomboy 1.6.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.41-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Apr 9 04:26:23 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha amd64 (20110301.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: tomboy
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-04-06 (2 days ago)

pablomme (pablomme) wrote :

Bug in the appindicator patch, not Tomboy itself. Good catch.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in tomboy (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Thomas Kluyver (takluyver) wrote :

We've also seen this in a Qt application (IPython Qt console - see original bug report here: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/1055#issuecomment-2889492 ), on Oneiric.

Does anyone know the correct package to link it to?

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