Bug#370310: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#370310: xfwm4: Cannot set cycle_windows_key from Alt+Tab to Alt+period

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Sun Jun 4 16:44:17 UTC 2006

tag #370310 fixed-upstream

On Sun, 2006-06-04 at 12:07 -0400, Chung-chieh Shan wrote:
> Package: xfwm4
> Version:
> Severity: normal
> Hello,
> In xfce 4.2, I used to set the key for cycling windows to Alt+period
> rather than the default Alt+Tab.  That worked.  Now I don't seem to be
> able to set the cycle_windows_key in Keyboard Settings to Alt+period.
> When I try to do it, the key shown in the configuration tool changes but
> still only Alt+Tab cycles to the next window.  If I close the settings
> window and open it again, the key shown reverts to Alt+Tab.
> Thanks,

Hmh, yeah. Well. It's not a bug, it's a feature (tm).

It has been reported on Xfce mailing list ([1]), and Olivier Fourdan
(upstream developper) said it was an intended decision ([2]). But then
he changed his mind, following users point of view ([3]).

So this will be fixed on the next beta.

Yves-Alexis Perez

[1]: http://foo-projects.org/pipermail/xfce/2006-May/017520.html
[2]: http://foo-projects.org/pipermail/xfce/2006-May/017523.html
[3]: http://foo-projects.org/pipermail/xfce/2006-May/017527.html

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