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Re: "Win" key in KDE

> On Monday 20 September 2004 03:07 am, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
>> Hello.
>> Some time ago, you wrote at debian-kde:
>> > Starting with KDE 3.2, the Win key (well, on my keyboard it's actually
>> > a penguin) has acquired the nasty habit of opening the K-Menu when I
>> > just press and release it without pressing any other keys. It still
>> > works as a modifier, but, in addition, when used on its own, it opens
>> > the the K-Menu. I'd really like to get rid of this behavior!
>> Have you found any solution for this?
> I believe this behavior varies with the keyboard layout you select[1]. My
> setup[2] does not exhibit the issue you describe; the Win key acts only as
> a modifier.
> You may be able to work around this by going into the Keyboard Shortcuts
> CC module and changing the Panel -> Popup Launch Menu shortcut(s).
> [1]: Control Center -> Regional & Accessibility -> Keyboard Layout
> [2]: Sarge, KDE 3.3.0 from sid, Microsoft Natural Multimedia keyboard.
> [There
> isn't a NatMM layout shipped with X, so I'm using the similar Natural Pro
> layout.

Thank you. Some playing with Alt/Win settings at Control Center -> Regional
& Accessibility -> Keyboard Layout really fixes this (either manual
execution of displayed command or KDE restart is needed for changes to take

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