[Etoys] Keyboard handling

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jun 20 04:15:16 EDT 2007

On Jun 20, 2007, at 0:59 , Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:

>   Bert,
>>>   I think it is a matter of setting #swapControlAndAltKeys  
>>> preference
>>> to true (in cambridge theme), right?  I will publish that change and
>>> make up an image with that theme installed.
>> Well I guess there will be a lot of other short cuts. Like paste on
>> World is hard-wired to Alt.
>   Ah, ok.
>>>   And, this is a different question, but what is the best way  
>>> nowadays
>>> to tell that Squeak is running under sugar and XO or on other
>>> combinations of platforms?  I'd like to make it so that (as you
>>> suggested) the zoom button doesn't appear on XO, and on the other
>>> platform, show it with a better explanation.
>> We should add
>> 	SugarLauncher isSugar
>> which would be equivalent to
>> 	SugarLauncher current isSugar
>> which would return true if either dbus or pipe is non-nil.
>> No real way to tell if you're on an XO I think, but what would you
>> need that for?
>   So far, I see two things: whether the screen size is 1200x900, and
> whether the session is going to be able to get buddys via Sugar.  (So,
> detecting whether it is running on the XO hardware is not a real
> requirement.)

Right. So for screen size we have the primitive, and what I described  
above detects whether we are in Sugar.

- Bert -

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