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

Submitted by:  ancestral <ancestral>
Submitted on:  Tue 02 Feb 2010 03:16:45 AM UTC  
 
Category: BugSeverity: 2 - Minor
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group:  None of the others
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Mark de Wever <mordante>Open/Closed: Open
Release: 1.7.xOperating System: Mac OS X any

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Tue 02 Feb 2010 07:24:06 PM UTC, 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>
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Tue 02 Feb 2010 03:16:45 AM UTC, 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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