[Pharo-dev] Pharo 60 needs help on shortcuts-are-wrongly-displayed

Esteban Lorenzano estebanlm at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 05:18:00 EST 2017

> On 7 Feb 2017, at 10:57, Pavel Krivanek <pavel.krivanek at gmail.com> wrote:
> The uperchase character is the symbol on the key.
> In OS X the uppercase characters are used:
> http://cdn.osxdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/access-library-lion.jpg <http://cdn.osxdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/access-library-lion.jpg>
> In Chrome too:
> http://addoncrop.com/cdn/2014/12/Google-Chrome-Menu-Settions-option.png <http://addoncrop.com/cdn/2014/12/Google-Chrome-Menu-Settions-option.png>
> On Windows too:
> http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/650x250xcontext-menu-shortcuts-header.png.pagespeed.gp+jp+jw+pj+js+rj+rp+rw+ri+cp+md.ic.SuZmOlpqkt.png <http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/650x250xcontext-menu-shortcuts-header.png.pagespeed.gp+jp+jw+pj+js+rj+rp+rw+ri+cp+md.ic.SuZmOlpqkt.png>
> Cheers,
> -- Pavel
> 2017-02-06 17:57 GMT+01:00 Stephane Ducasse <stepharo.self at gmail.com <mailto:stepharo.self at gmail.com>>:
> https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/cases/19660/shortcuts-are-wrongly-displayed <https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/cases/19660/shortcuts-are-wrongly-displayed>
> The system should display Ctrl + s and not Ctrl + S
> Because people are pressing Shift to get S and this is not working.
> We should distinguish between uppercase and lowercase.
> The reader cannot guess that S is not the same as s + shift.
> There is no way that a user can know that they should NOT press shift when looking at Ctrl + S (because there is no noshiftPressed).
> Ctrl + S means press Shift.

key shorcuts are for key, not for character, that’s why they point to the key in the keyboard. 
this is the universal standard, so I do not think we need to change it. 

as Pavel explain, is like that : 

- on mac: symbols + key
- on linux and windows: modifiers + key (e.g. "Shift + S", "Ctrl + Shift + S")


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