kde4 launch menu
On Sat, 2008-06-07 at 20:34 +0200, Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 19:43, Paul S <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I prefer to use a mouse as little as possible. I tried kde4 4.0.5 and
> > can't figure a way to launch the menu or any of the launchers. For
> > example, in kde 3.5.9, I can use Alt-F1 to launch the menu and then
> > press keys that spell out the particular menu item to select it with
> > <return>. Or, I use Alt-space to pop up katapult and type the name and
> > hit return.
> > I can't find anything like this in kde4 nor do I find any keyboard
> > shortcuts to specify. But, the docs are sparse still, so maybe I've
> > just missed it.
> > Any ideas how to do this?
> > TIA
> Focusing the menu by keyboard and navigating it is not yet implemented
> You can use KRunner which is similar to Katapult in KDE 3 and better
> ;-) You can get it with ALT+F2. Also check the settings in the window
> that appears to see what KRunner can do already. It will get a lot of
> more awesome features in the future.
Tsk, tsk Lydia - krunner is NOT better - it's just different.
Plus, Katapult IS undergoing a rewrite for KDE4 (and KDE3) - though as
noone else seems to want to help - this is all being done in my own time
(and researching the new technologies it's using (dbus, QT4, etc etc) is
Hopefully we'll see the new version soon, though - am unsure what to
number it because of it's wubbly major rewrite!)
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