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bug #15259: Secondary click should default to control-click

Submitted by:  ancestral <ancestral>
Submitted on:  Tue Feb 2 03:16:45 2010  
Category: BugSeverity: 2 - Minor
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group:  None of the others
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Mark de Wever <mordante>Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 1.7.xOperating System: Mac OS X any

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Thu Feb 4 06:51:14 2016, comment #3:

This was approved and tested.

ancestral <ancestral>
Project Member
Tue Dec 29 14:03:21 2015, comment #2:

Submitted a pull request for changing behavior for contextual menus to trigger on control-click instead of command-click.


ancestral <ancestral>
Project Member
Tue Feb 2 19:24:06 2010, comment #1:

Thanks for the report, it will take some time before I can work on it. At the moment the mouse button code is spread over several files. When the new gui engine is done it will be one place, which makes it easy to add this feature.

Mark de Wever <mordante>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Tue Feb 2 03:16:45 2010, original submission:

Control-click is the system default in Mac OS X for a secondary click. Although many users have right-click functionality through their mouse or trackpad, some users with older one button mice or other configurable input devices may need to simulate a secondary click; OS X reserves control-click for this by default. This can be confusing for some novice players or people with older hardware or alternative input devices.

I propose changing the default secondary click functionality to control-click to stay consistent with OS X.

Alternatively, a passable solution would be to at least mention that a secondary click uses the command key instead of the control key; putting this in the tutorial would be a good place to start; perhaps also mentioning this in Preferences would be nice.

As discussed here: http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=28491

ancestral <ancestral>
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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu Feb 4 06:51:14 2016ancestralStatusNone=>Fixed
    Sun Jan 29 21:34:19 2012shadowmasterStatusPostponed=>None
    Tue Feb 2 19:24:06 2010mordanteStatusNone=>Postponed
      Assigned tocrimson_penguin=>mordante
    Tue Feb 2 11:12:53 2010ivanovicItem GroupNone=> None of the others
      Assigned toNone=>crimson_penguin
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