[Gajim-devel] changes in message_window.glade

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Thu May 8 23:25:25 CEST 2008

Henning Oschwald wrote:
> Hi guys,
> First I want to mention that I'm a lucky Gajim user (gaim-svn on
> Debian). Thanks for this cool software.
> however:
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> r9571 | js | 2008-05-04 22:47:51 +0200 (So, 04 Mai 2008) | 2 lines
> Redesign the chat window GUI. Should be more userfriendly now.
> ----------
> It isn't, at least for me. :-(
> I must say first that I'm blind, so i'm using a screen reader software
> (Orca), using the keyboard exclusively (no mouse.)
> The old 'actions' context menu (alt+a) was quite accessible for me to
> access functions such as buddy information or sending files. After the
> change the context menu hass been replaced by some buttons which are
> currently not accessible via the keyboard and don't provide
> shortcuts. I'ld definitely vote for the old message window style.
> cheers
>   Henning


Thanks for your mail, that's nice to have comments from "non-standard-users"
This space is currently not used in Gajim, so that's nice to have those 
icons I think.
But I agree that using only the keyboard is interesting, not only for 
you. So what about adding shortcuts like Alt+I for Information window, etc ?


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