Keyboard shortcut help overlay stays on when used with unity snap

Bug #966551 reported by Zygmunt Krynicki on 2012-03-27
This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

<zyga> can anyone confirm that super-key keyboard shortcut hint overlay stays active if you press this sequence and release the key <super> (hold until overlay shows up) <left> <right> (release everything)
 (other sequences also work, I just want to get this one confirmed)
<mhall119> zyga: yes, it does that to me
<zyga> is there a bug open on that?

Well now there is.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.8.0-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-20.32-generic 3.2.12
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-20-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.95-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,decor,move,snap,resize,place,compiztoolbox,session,regex,imgpng,grid,vpswitch,unitymtgrabhandles,mousepoll,animation,gnomecompat,expo,ezoom,workarounds,wall,fade,scale,unityshell]
Date: Tue Mar 27 22:11:49 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120218)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Zygmunt Krynicki (zyga) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

<Super> (hold) and then any of the left, right, up or down shortcuts will keep the overlay open.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 5.12.0
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 963470, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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