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  Five Favorite Annoyances
Subject:   I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
Date:   2004-12-01 02:06:08
From:   will_macdonald


Why can't we have consistent & obvious keyboard shortcuts.


eg: full screen in DVD player is apple-0, in Qtime it is Apple-f, Real it is Apple-4 !!!! They all play videos, so why can't they have the same shortcut for same task!!!!


Find: in most programs it is Apple-f, in iTunes there is NO shortcut for find box !!


Also,the dialogue box for Don't Save/Save As/Cancel etc. No indication wether you need Apple-d, ctrl-d or just d for don't save. You can't tab between options.


Even worse you get some buttons with no high-lighting, some have a ring round them and some have the button highlighted. It is impossible to work out which of the latter two buttons will be activated if you press return.


I still can't work out what the highlight ring around a button means. (2nd best option after the glowing button ?) What if a button is glowing, and has the highlight ring around it?



Sort it out Apple. At least show me what keyboard short cut I can use, even if they all have to be different.


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  1. I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
    2004-12-07 03:45:16  BjoernK [View]

    • I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
      2004-12-17 19:19:41  idiotboy999 [View]

  2. I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
    2004-12-01 12:27:21  sjk [View]

  3. I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
    2004-12-01 06:45:14  micampe [View]

    • I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
      2004-12-01 07:51:54  will_macdonald [View]

      • I would love consistent and easy keyboard shortcuts
        2004-12-22 02:22:42  WurdBendur [View]

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