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Re: Joy of multi-platform development


On 8/9/2018 1:11 PM, jp charras wrote:
> Le 09/08/2018 à 19:02, Wayne Stambaugh a écrit :
>> On 8/9/2018 12:06 PM, jp charras wrote:
>>> Eeschema uses accelerator key BkSp (exactly Alt+BkSp) in view menu
>>> (View/Leave Sheet).
>>> This accelerator works fine on Windows, and generates a warning on Linux
>>> (and is not shown in menu)
>>> Reason:
>>> On Linux (GTK?) the accelerator key BkSp, when used in menus must be
>>> coded as "\t\b" and not "\tBkSp" (and the Alt+BkSp accelerator is \tAlt+\b)
>>> (\b is the ASCII code of Back Space key).
>>> However, On Windows, Alt+BkSp accelerator must be "\tAlt+BkSp".
>>> I just fixed this minor issue in commit 78ab5c3f07
>>> Can someone test this commit on OSX and see if "\tAlt+BkSp" is working?
>>> Thanks.
>> The gift that keeps on giving. ;)  Nice catch.  I wonder if the wx folks
>> know this.  It would be nice if they fixed this one their end.
>> This is probably the cause of this bug report:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1786113
>> The fix for this should also be cherry picked into the 5.0 branch.
> Sure. I just need to know what happens on OSX.

Would one of our osx devs please check this for JP?



>> Cheers,
>> Wayne

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