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If true the gsettings key "ctrl-tab-switch-tabs" into "org.mate.caja.preferences"

Closes #768
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sc0w authored and lukefromdc committed Aug 1, 2018
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5 changes: 5 additions & 0 deletions libcaja-private/org.mate.caja.gschema.xml
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<summary>Where to position newly open tabs in browser windows.</summary>
<description>If set to "after-current-tab", then new tabs are inserted after the current tab. If set to "end", then new tabs are appended to the end of the tab list.</description>
<key name="ctrl-tab-switch-tabs" type="b">
<summary>Switch tabs with [ctrl] + [tab]</summary>
<description>If true, it enables the ability to switch tabs using [ctrl + tab] and [ctrl + shift + tab].</description>
<key name="exit-with-last-window" type="b">
<summary>Caja will exit when last window destroyed.</summary>
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46 changes: 46 additions & 0 deletions src/caja-navigation-window.c
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window = CAJA_NAVIGATION_WINDOW (widget);

if (event->state & GDK_CONTROL_MASK)
GSettings *settings = g_settings_new ("org.mate.caja.preferences");
gboolean handled = FALSE;

if (g_settings_get_boolean (settings, "ctrl-tab-switch-tabs"))
CajaWindow *cajawin;
CajaWindowSlot *slot;
CajaNavigationWindowPane *pane;
CajaNotebook *cajanotebook;
GtkNotebook *notebook;
int pages;
int page_num;

cajawin = CAJA_WINDOW (window);
slot = caja_window_get_active_slot (cajawin);
pane = CAJA_NAVIGATION_WINDOW_PANE (slot->pane);
cajanotebook = CAJA_NOTEBOOK (pane->notebook);
notebook = GTK_NOTEBOOK (cajanotebook);
pages = gtk_notebook_get_n_pages (notebook);
page_num = gtk_notebook_get_current_page (notebook);

if (event->keyval == GDK_KEY_ISO_Left_Tab)
if (page_num != 0)
gtk_notebook_prev_page (notebook);
gtk_notebook_set_current_page (notebook, (pages - 1));
handled = TRUE;
if (event->keyval == GDK_KEY_Tab)
if (page_num != (pages -1))
gtk_notebook_next_page (notebook);
gtk_notebook_set_current_page (notebook, 0);
handled = TRUE;
g_object_unref (settings);

if (handled)
return TRUE;

for (i = 0; i < G_N_ELEMENTS (extra_navigation_window_keybindings); i++)
if (extra_navigation_window_keybindings[i].keyval == event->keyval)
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