[IPython-dev] available modifier keys

Zoltán Vörös zvoros@gmail....
Tue Jul 3 01:43:30 CDT 2012


Hi,

On 07/03/2012 02:57 AM, klo uo wrote:
> Don't know what OS you run, but FYI Alt-Enter doesn't seem to do
> anything on Windows in both Firefox and Chrome.
> > From the user point of view, your suggestion for executing and
> appending new cell in one shortcut, looks interesting to me
But what baffles me is that in ipython, the Alt key is completely 
missing as a modifier, and thus, I suspect that it doesn't work 
somewhere. There might be issues on Macs, perhaps?
Could someone comment on how the shortcuts were ironed out, and what is 
left for future use?

Cheers,
Zoltán

> While here, I don't want to steal your topic, but as I opened it
> because you mentioned modifiers, I noticed strange behavior and I'm
> not sure if it's the way it should be: CUI clipboard commands, which
> are handy in Notebook environment, behave like this on my PC:
>
>   - Ctrl-Ins (Copy) - copies selection to clipboard (as expected)
>   - Shift-Del (Cut) - deletes selection (can be easily mistaken that
> contents is cut to clipboard)
>   - Shift-Ins (Paste) - doesn't paste but triggers Insert
>
> so it looks like some changes to Shift modifier has something to do
> with this unfortunate behavior.



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