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bug #50704: Editor: "Meta"and "Control" keys on macbook pro are switched

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Submitted on:  Sun 02 Apr 2017 10:57:45 AM UTC  
 
Category: GUISeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Other
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Alexandru TacuOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.2.1
Operating System: Mac OS

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Mon 12 Jun 2017 08:16:44 PM UTC, comment #1:

When you see this effect in the shortcut dialog, then I assume that qt already switches the modifiers. From the qt documentation:

Special Keys

To provide the expected behavior for Qt applications on Mac OS X, the Qt::Meta, Qt::MetaModifier, and Qt::META enum values correspond to the Control keys on the standard Macintosh keyboard, and the Qt::Control, Qt::ControlModifier, and Qt::CTRL enum values correspond to the Command keys.

Torsten <ttl>
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Sun 02 Apr 2017 10:57:45 AM UTC, original submission:

It appears that (at least) on macbooks pro the Meta and Control keys are switched in Octave-Gui. E.g. when trying to save a file, the configured shortcut key "Meta + S" doesn't work, whereas actually "Ctrl + S" works. Then, when trying to correct this shortcut in the Preferences dialog, when pressing "Command + S" the dialog shows "Control + S".

This makes it pretty obvious that the Meta (i.e. Command) and Control keys are inversed by Octave-Gui.

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