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Misplaced keyboard focus on startup screen #748
When I open git-cola without parameters, the startup screen shows up with a list of recent repositories. The list used to have keyboard focus, so that it was possible to choose and open a repository with a few keypresses.
With #526, additional UI elements were added to the startup screen. This means that a different element gets the initial keyboard focus, instead of the repository list. The dialog now requires mouse interaction, or a couple of blind
The initial focus should probably be assigned to the repository list when creating the dialog. In addition, non-interactive elements should probably not focus-able.
I'm not understanding what you mean by "in master version git-cola starts with previously opened repository". Do you mean the repository in your current directory?
When launched without parameters we check the current directory first, and only show the prompt if nothing can be found automatically. If you want it to always prompt the
The launchers that run when you click on cola from the application menu on linux typically run with the
What does it say when you type
Do you have
The repository discovery is sensitive to your current directory, and mimics the same "find the .git repo" logic done by
In lieu of any configuration, it will always try to find a repository in the current directory, or its parent directory, and so on (just like
I guess I'll close this issue since the focus issue seems to be okay(?), but if there's something not working as expected then we can take it to a new issue ;-)
@davvid , thanks.