esc should close the places view

Bug #599891 reported by Sebastien Bacher on 2010-06-29
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
Neil J. Patel
unity (Ubuntu)
Mirco Müller

Bug Description

Using unity 0.2.12, it would be nice if using esc would close the places view and bring you back to the applications you were using

Related branches

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Mirco Müller (macslow) on 2010-07-02
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Mirco Müller (macslow)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Mirco Müller (macslow)

Escape key behavior is already specified. It does allow you to exit the Dash, but it's a bit more nuanced than that.

Ivanka Majic (ivanka) on 2010-07-02
Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: nobody → David Siegel (djsiegel)
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-07-06
affects: ayatana-design → null
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-08-20
Changed in unity:
assignee: Mirco Müller (macslow) → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
importance: Wishlist → Low
milestone: none → 2010-09-02
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-09-05
Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-09-02 → 2010-09-16
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-09-13
Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2010-09-14
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

unity (0.2.38-0ubuntu1) maverick; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - Correct the offset of the quicklist so it doesn't jump to the right when
      expanding from a tooltip. Fixes (LP: #631446)
    - Log apps launched via unity-place-application (LP: #632203)
    - Fix launcher does not contract if a menu is open (LP: #631452)
    - Auto scroll speed is now corrected (LP: #633045)
    - Removes jittering when rubber band is in use on the launcher (LP: #632991)
    - Fix clicking on the right of the divider also triggers action on logo
      (LP: #636602)
    - Full i18n support (LP: #637128)
    - Avoids the crash on Super-key-shortcuts with places. (LP: #632460)
    - Pressing enter in search mode should activate the first result
      (LP: #620945)
    - Esc close the places view (LP: #599891)
    - Launcher shouldn't 'fold' when hovering on a quicklist (LP: #632079)
  * update debian/libunity0.symbols

 -- Didier Roche <email address hidden> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 20:11:57 +0200

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2011-11-11
no longer affects: null
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