Re: can ups be operated from the keyboard?

From: Bob Carragher (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 07:21:50 BST

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    Rod Armstrong <>:
    > John's suggestion of controlling ups via the keyboard is probably a good
    > idea. There are several approaches. Currently the command line has keyboard
    > focus unless one is editing in the display or output windows. Perhaps if
    > the mouse is over the central target region (next, step etc), keyboard
    > input could be processed by those buttons. Alternatively it could be anywhere
    > outside the typing line, but this would be more restrictive - it's sometimes
    > nice to select a string in the display or output windows and 
    > paste it into the typing line for a search for instance, without having
    > to move the mouse there. Not sure if the proposed behaviour would best be fixed,
    > controlled by a widget, typing line command, or X resource. 
    I'm not sure if I would like this behavior change, even
    though I too have mused that it would be nice.
    I would be willing to act as a "product tester" for this,
    of course!

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