[etoys-dev] Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.86.0 Tarballs Due

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Sep 24 12:47:08 EDT 2009

On 24.09.2009, at 18:43, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> On Thursday 24 Sep 2009 9:33:04 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 24.09.2009, at 17:00, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 23 Sep 2009 6:30:48 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>>> Anything else?
>>> Etoys-To-Go, out of the box, switches CTRL and ALT keys on Linux
>>> 9.04). When I press CTRL+k, World shows the input keystroke as Cmd- 
>>> k.
>>> Is this really intended?
>> Yes, so that you can use ctrl-c/x/v for copy and paste.
> But isn't this a little drastic? It also affects many other keys  
> like alt-d or
> alt-p. Etoys goes out of sync with Squeak docs and books.

It's a bug that Squeak used these modifier for so many years without  
adapting to the platform. On Windows and Linux, the preferred modifier  
in most applications is Ctrl. On the Mac, it's Cmd. So that's what  
Etoys should use.

- Bert -

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