New issue

Have a question about this project? Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community.

By clicking “Sign up for GitHub”, you agree to our terms of service and privacy statement. We’ll occasionally send you account related emails.

Already on GitHub? Sign in to your account

osx: Default Modifier Key should be Cmd instead of Ctrl #1677

Closed
kaffeeundsalz opened this Issue Sep 2, 2015 · 2 comments

Comments

Projects
None yet
2 participants
@kaffeeundsalz

kaffeeundsalz commented Sep 2, 2015

As documented here, Quod Libet uses the Ctrl key for most of its keyboard shortcuts, which is totally fine on Linux and Windows. On OS X however, the default modifier key is Cmd, as is also documented in Apple's OS X Human Interface Guidelines.

This means that e.g. for a copy/paste action, OS X users would use Cmd+C/Cmd+V instead of Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V. I suggest changing the default key bindings from Ctrl to Cmdfor the Mac build, as this would greatly improve user experience of Quod Libet on OS X.

@lazka

This comment has been minimized.

Member

lazka commented Sep 6, 2015

lazka added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 5, 2015

osx: bundle the "Mac" gtk theme as it includes the mac key binding ov…
…errides. See #1677

It seems to get used automatically when present (see gtk-key-theme-name gtk setting)

@lazka lazka closed this in 71c40ee Oct 5, 2015

@lazka

This comment has been minimized.

Member

lazka commented Oct 5, 2015

I haven't looked at the HIG etc so if there are any shortcuts which have a more common alternative on OSX, please post here or open another issue.

Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment