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Feature Request: Option to disable alt+middle_click functionality


Description Jackson 2019-09-23 13:40:49 CEST
(Note: Alt here refers to whatever 'Key used to grab and move windows' is set to)

alt+middle_click as of right now sends the current window to the back of the stack, however I would like to use this as a shortcut in my text editor so I would appreciate the option to disable this functionality. I believe the code pertaining to this mouse event (at time of writing) is at https://git.xfce.org/xfce/xfwm4/tree/src/events.c#n933
Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2019-09-23 14:52:09 CEST
You can disable the user of the Alt key in xfwm4-tweaks-settings
Comment 2 Jackson 2019-09-24 13:12:23 CEST
I know that the Alt key may be disabled like this, but that would prevent me from alt+right_click resizing windows which is a must-have. I could of course use the Super key or something weird for dragging windows instead, I would just rather keep my experience more consistent with a usual Linux desktop - I feel as if alt+middle_click is a relatively unknown hotkey so for it to interfere with my hotkeys is a bother.

I had hoped there would be a checkbox in xfwm4-tweaks-settings in the Accessibility tab to disable this as most things in XFCE are configurable.

Thanks for your time - XFCE has been my favourite DE ever since I started using it :)
Comment 3 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-29 12:31:03 CEST
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Bug #15986

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Reported on: 2019-09-23
Last modified on: 2020-05-29


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