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Hot corners and alt keys produce hours of family tech support.
Day: Taking GNOME 3 to the next level
Posted Sep 5, 2012 13:20 UTC (Wed) by pspinler (subscriber, #2922)
This, please. There should be some form of visual indication of a possible action. Trying to find what one can do via various 'hidden' hot corners and/or mode keys is difficult.
Additionally, I use a multi-machine setup with synergy, so stuff like hot corners actually break my setup. Fling the mouse to the corner (edge of screen) and it goes to another screen.
Discoverability, please. Hot corners and/or alt-keys only as a clearly labeled shortcut to a menu item or other visible action.
Posted Sep 5, 2012 13:28 UTC (Wed) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Sep 5, 2012 20:38 UTC (Wed) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
Also there is a bad problem that happens when certain types of windows are maximed.. it will block synergy from drifting over. I had this issue with Gnome-terminal. I don't know if it is still a issue however. It has been a while since I last tried it.
Posted Sep 5, 2012 20:46 UTC (Wed) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Sep 13, 2012 7:49 UTC (Thu) by ovitters (subscriber, #27950)
I mentioned something like that after 3.0. Apparently, that some things are more difficult to discover than other things is done on purpose. The thought is gradual discovery. But to get that gradual discovery right is difficult, so I'm guessing it'll take a few more releases to improve.
Seems good to raise it again.
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