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bug #37233: NSButton: return key equivalent image

Submitted by:  Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Submitted on:  Fri Aug 31 07:20:56 2012  
Category: Gui/AppKitSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Open/Closed: Closed

Thu Oct 18 14:50:53 2012, comment #2:

Currently, tthe fix doesn't work.

The Apple documentation says explicitly that the button becomes "default" when return is the key equivalent, it says nothing about the first responder.

Perhaps this should be theamable. For openstep style themes and the default theme, the return image is appropriate (like in alert panels), But for a cocoa or windows style theme, a blue color or a highlighted border would be needed.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Member
Mon Oct 15 22:02:35 2012, comment #1:

I tested this on Mac OS X/Cocoa and all buttons get a "blue" color to indicate that they respond to return. I also tested on OPENSTEP 4.2 and the buttons do not get any kind of highlight.

After discussion with Riccardo, it seems like the best course of action is to show the return image.

Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri Aug 31 07:20:56 2012, original submission:

On Mac, if you set the key equivalent of a Button to be "return", on loading of the NIB in the application it will get a blue highlight.
On GNustep it should get the "arrow" image, I guess.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Member


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