Dash / places - support for keyboard shortcuts

Bug #640231 reported by Adam Guthrie on 2010-09-16
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: unity

The dash and places menu don't seem to support any standard keyboard shortcuts.

For example, I'm expecting (and it'd be really useful) to be able to tab through the results after searching and then enter to launch.

Also, the doesn't seem to be any keyboard shortcut available to start Dash. I'd expect Super + space or alt + F2 or something like that.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: unity 0.2.38-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-21.31-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-21-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Sep 16 08:05:56 2010
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Netbook 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Alpha i386 (20100803.1)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: unity

Adam Guthrie (therigu) wrote :
Adam Guthrie (therigu) wrote :

Hi,

Is this a duplicate? I'm talking primarily about shortcuts within dash / places, whereas #617356 is talking about shortcuts to launch them.

Adam

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

yes this bug is duplicate of bug 617356

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

oh actually your bug report have two parts and both are reported already. for navigation between the items in dash there is bug 608132 and for the second part i.e. to open dash with a shortkey there is bug 617356

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