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Moving windows should work with both ALT keys


Description hellohello 2009-05-10 08:37:28 CEST
Steps to reproduce:
1. Go to XFCE Settings Manager/Window Manager Tweaks/Accessibility
2. Set "key used to grab and move windows" to "Alt"
3. Try to drag windows with the right ALT key, as well as the left

Expected behavior:
The user can move windows around with either ALT key while clicking and dragging.

Actual behavior:
The user can only move windows with the left ALT key while clicking and dragging. This breaks my personal workflow, as I use the mouse on this laptop exclusively with my right hand, and can easily move windows around in GNOME by pressing ALT with my right thumb.
Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2009-05-22 18:08:28 CEST
Xfce does not specify neither left nor right Alt, it just use "Alt".

But you can use any other other predefined modifiers (Mod<n>) but if it's not listed chances is that it's not a modifier.

Bug #5347

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Reported on: 2009-05-10
Last modified on: 2020-05-21


Olivier Fourdan
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