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|0005107||[Squeak] VM||minor||always||09-25-06 22:50||12-17-08 12:01|
|Summary||0005107: With Caps Lock on, Menus do not work (Linux, Mac only)|
Basically, the problem is that Caps-Lock is modifying mouse events, while it
should only modify key-pressed for key=A-Z. It seems minor, but it is very
confusion when user hits it first time - Basically, clicking on menu items just "echos" the menu item, and does nothing. I think I reinstalled fresh image and the VM before I found CapsLock on :(:(
In http://bugs.impara.de/view.php?id=565 [^] , there is a link to a fix Ned Konz provided in Novemer 1994. It seems it was ever applied.
Happens on Linux and (I understand) Mac VM, Windows is OK.
This is a re-enter of now closed issue ID=565.
Linux (I tested there) and apparently Mac. Seems minor but annoying especially for newbies.
for fix suggested by Ned Konz
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|APPEARS TO BE ALL OK ON MAC (dang capslock key!) running on 3.8.12beta4U|
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Tim, thanks for checking. I do not have a Mac here, but this message
says he has "similar problems" on Mac (vm 3.9-7 which seems newer than yours). They did not get rid of that useless key on mac yet? :)
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|In my last note apparently the link is to the top of thread - the comment about Mac vm 3.9-7 is in the email by Yann Monclair (5th from top)|
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|So far as I am aware a '3.9-7' vm would be the unix vm running on osx, thus sharing the same code as the more 'usual' unix vms. I am using a mac vm.|
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|Thanks for the clarification. i should step into the 21st century and distinguish between a "mac" and "mac osx" (or just "osx"?). So it appears this issue applies only to "linux" and "mac osx" (and potentially other "*ix" VMs.|
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Don't forget there are VMs compiled from the *nix code tree that can run on OSX and separate VMs written to the 'carbon' api (I think?) for Macs (OSX or relics of pre-OSX). There is also a version written to the Cocoa api but I don't recall seeing much about it in a while.
I am using the latter, which seems not to have this problem with caps lock. The person having the problem when running a '3.9-7' vm on his mac is running the former. Thus we can suspect that the problem is in the *nix branch of the platform code and not in the Mac branch.
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|Thanks for clarifying this; also it occurred to me to ask OLPC if they see the problem; searching, I see conflicting info whether it has caps-lock or not.|
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|Needs Ian's attention sometime|
|09-25-06 22:50||mzimmerm||New Issue|
|09-25-06 22:56||mzimmerm||Issue Monitored: mzimmerm|
|09-26-06 02:29||tim||Note Added: 0007374|
|09-26-06 17:40||mzimmerm||Note Added: 0007404|
|09-26-06 17:44||mzimmerm||Note Added: 0007405|
|09-26-06 17:48||tim||Note Added: 0007406|
|10-09-06 19:21||mzimmerm||Note Added: 0007638|
|10-09-06 19:37||tim||Note Added: 0007639|
|10-11-06 07:36||mzimmerm||Note Added: 0007650|
|09-12-07 00:42||tim||Status||new => assigned|
|09-12-07 00:42||tim||Assigned To||=> tim|
|12-28-07 19:56||tim||Note Added: 0011607|
|12-29-07 02:53||tim||Assigned To||tim =>|
|12-17-08 12:01||Keith_Hodges||os||Linux, Mac (apparently) => Linux|
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