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rbuj authored and raveit65 committed Oct 6, 2018
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2 changes: 1 addition & 1 deletion help/C/config-accessibility-keyboard.xml
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<sect1 id="config-accessibility-keyboard">
<abstract role="description">
<para> Adjusts extended keyboard capabilities to facilate use by those with additional needs.</para>
<para>Adjusts the extended keyboard capabilities, in order to facilitate the use of the keyboard by those users with additional needs.</para>
</abstract>
<title>Keyboard Accessibility (AccessX)</title>
<para></para>
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4 changes: 2 additions & 2 deletions help/C/config-background.xml
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<term>Stretched</term>
<listitem>
<para>
Streches your image to fill your screen, regardless of
Stretches your image to fill your screen, regardless of
aspect ratio. This could distort your images.
</para>
</listitem>
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</orderedlist>
</para>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
4 changes: 2 additions & 2 deletions help/C/config-behavior.xml
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informative.
</para>
<para>
The Only Icons options makes the toolbars show only icons. This
The Only Icons option makes the toolbars show only icons. This
isn't the most descriptive, but helps save space.
</para>
<para>
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icons. This is nice to help identify what things do.
</para>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
4 changes: 2 additions & 2 deletions help/C/config-cds.xml
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recognizing a device. If you "mount" your CD-ROM, that means
that your system can recognize the CD-ROM and you can interact
with it. If it us unmounted, then the system does not know of
its existance and can do almost nothing with it.
its existence and can do almost nothing with it.
</para>
</tip>
<para>
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</para>
</note>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
12 changes: 6 additions & 6 deletions help/C/config-default-apps.xml
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<title>Introduction</title>
<para>
The <application>Default Applications</application> capplet
sets up some of the default programs to use for different
sets up some default programs to use for different
events.
</para>
</sect2>
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<sect2 id="cfg-default-applications-www">
<title>Web Browser Defaults</title>
<para>
Your default web browser is refered to when you click on a link
that directs to a web site.
Your default web browser is referred to when you click on a link
that directs to a website.
</para>
<para>
By default, <application>Netscape 6/Mozilla</application> is
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Enter the command to execute your browser in the
<guilabel>Command</guilabel> entry area. By clicking
<guibutton>Start in Terminal</guibutton>, the application will
start in a termainal. To do remote commands in
start in a terminal. To do remote commands in
<application>Netscape</application> select the
<guibutton>Understands Netscape Remote Control</guibutton>
button.
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Help Viewer</guibutton> radio button and enter the command to
run in the <guilabel>Command</guilabel> field. By clicking
<guibutton>Start in Terminal</guibutton>, the application will
start in a termainal. The <guibutton>Accepts URLs</guibutton>
start in a terminal. The <guibutton>Accepts URLs</guibutton>
should normally be turned on, saying that it can dual as a web
browser.
</para>
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terminal. Click <guibutton>OK</guibutton> to apply your preferences.
</para>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
6 changes: 3 additions & 3 deletions help/C/config-hints.xml
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<sect1 id="config-hints">
<title>Startup Hints</title>
<para>
Startup hints have become a common occurance in a lot of
Startup hints have become a common occurrence in a lot of
applications, and <application>Mate</application> is one of
them. Startup hints open when a program is started, it displays
tips for the application to make the user's experience more
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</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>Display fortunes insetad of hints</term>
<term>Display fortunes instead of hints</term>
<listitem>
<para>
<application>fortunes</application> is a small program
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</variablelist>
</para>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
2 changes: 1 addition & 1 deletion help/C/config-html.xml
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Each of these comes with keybindings that are similar to those
found in their respective environments. A user coming from
Microsoft <application>Windows</application> may find themselves most
comfortable in the the MS like mode. To select a preset mode,
comfortable in the MS like mode. To select a preset mode,
just select it from the pulldown menu, and click
<guibutton>OK</guibutton>.
</para>
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4 changes: 2 additions & 2 deletions help/C/config-kbd.xml
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<sect2 id="config-keyboard-keyboard">
<title>Keyboard Behavior Configuration</title>
<para>
The keyboard's behavior is controlled thorugh the
The keyboard's behavior is controlled through the
<guilabel>Keyboard</guilabel> tab. The following options are
available:
<variablelist>
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</variablelist>
</para>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
6 changes: 3 additions & 3 deletions help/C/config-keybindings.xml
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impressed while watching you work.
</para>
<para>
The most common and well known keybindings are the Save and Quit
The most common and well-known keybindings are the Save and Quit
keybindings: Ctrl + S and Ctrl + Q in <application>Microsoft
Windows</application> respectively.
</para>
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options: Default and emacs.
</para>
<para>
Default uses Control S and other bindings which are firmilar to
Default uses Control S and other bindings which are familiar to
most users from the <application>Microsoft Windows</application>
operating system.
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default. For example, save is Control X S.
</para>
</sect2>
</sect1>
</sect1>
14 changes: 7 additions & 7 deletions help/C/config-mouse.xml
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<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para>for the <guilabel>General</guilabel> tab: mouse acceleration,
mouse sensitivity, double-click timout, drag and drop treshold,
pointer location and left handed or right handed mouse usage</para>
mouse sensitivity, double-click timeout, drag and drop threshold,
pointer location and left-handed or right-handed mouse usage</para>
</listitem>

<listitem>
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the mouse, so that he can press it with his index finger, while the
secondary button (menu button) is on the right. </para>

<para>However, if he is left handed, the mouse sits on the left hand
<para>However, if he is left-handed, the mouse sits on the left hand
side of the desk. Consequently, in order to allow him to operate the
primary button with his index finger of his left hand, the primary and
the secondary button of the mouse have to be swapped. </para>
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<para>You need to drag it a certain amount of distance before the system
will recognize it as a drag and drop operation. To configure how far to
drag it, move the <guilabel>Treshold</guilabel> slider left or
drag it, move the <guilabel>Threshold</guilabel> slider left or
right.</para>
</sect3>

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<title id="config-mouse-a11y">The Accessibility Tab</title>

<para>The <guilabel>Accessibility</guilabel> tab brings additional
functions to the mouse. It allows the the user to perform a secondary
functions to the mouse. It allows the user to perform a secondary
click by using the primary button; it also allows him to perform all the
different click types without using any hardware button.</para>

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initiated.</para>

<para>For people that have trouble to keep the mouse motionless, there
is the <guilabel>Motion Treshold</guilabel> slider. When the slider is
is the <guilabel>Motion Threshold</guilabel> slider. When the slider is
set towards low, even little mouse movements are considered; however, by
setting a higher treshold, the mouse has to traverse a bigger distance
setting a higher threshold, the mouse has to traverse a bigger distance
before it is considered as moving.</para>

<para>As said above, the user can choose between two modes for the click
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<note>
<para>
These won't give you a straight forward answer to your
problem. However, your system adminstrator may find this
problem. However, your system administrator may find this
to be useful information in fixing your problem.
</para>
</note>
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