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bug #43112: XBoard*form.translations doesn't work anymore

Submitter:  Diff Set <diffset>
Submitted:  Sun 31 Aug 2014 09:06:43 AM UTC
Category:  XBoard (X11) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  git
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Mon 08 Sep 2014 05:21:53 PM UTC, comment #2: 

The .Xdefaults method itself is working for other programs and it had been working for an older version of XBoard (I don't remember the number but it was the one before „Auto-InputBox PopUp“ was introduced) in my new system. And as to why I want to alter the default binding, I never can remember which F-key does what. That's why I have been using 'd' for draw 'r' for rematch and 'q' for resign (mnemonic „quit“) for many years. Especially if you are under time pressure and want to claim a draw by repetition you need to be fast.

> Well, I admit that I can also not get it to work.
> The problem is that I don't know enough about the X-server
> to know how it is supposed to work. I tried it with an older
> XBoard version (4.4.3) which still had the old key-binding
> mechanism. This had a default key binding (hard-coded
> in XBoard itself) of 'v' for FlipViewProc(). And that works.
> But if I try to bind 'x' (which did not have a binding)
> to FlipViewProc as well through the .Xdefaults method
> described in the manual, nothing happens when I press 'x'.


> Of course 4.7.3 has its own hard-coded key bindings as well,
> and these do work. The question why you would want to
> change them is still not answered.

Diff Set <diffset>
Sun 31 Aug 2014 02:37:14 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Hm, I don't seem to be able to get this to work. I changed my
~/.Xdefaults accordingly, ran „xrdb -override < ~/.Xdefaults“, checked with „xrdb -query“ but no luck.

Am Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:53:18 +0200
schrieb h.g.muller:

> So the following should work:
> XBoard*form.translations: \
>   Ctrl<Key>g: MenuItem(Action.Resign) \n\
>   ...

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Diff Set <diffset>
Sun 31 Aug 2014 09:06:43 AM UTC, original submission:  


I recently upgraded to Version 4.7.3 from a much older Version and now my keyboard shortcuts don't work anymore. It seems the code for vanished completely from the source. ResignProc for instance can only be found in the three files xboard.info, xboard.texi and xboard.man. So can you please make shortcuts configurable again?


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    2014-09-13 apersaud CategoryNone XBoard (X11)
        Item GroupFeature request None
        StatusNone Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
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