Solved [TD71] TD-24051: Mnemonics/Shortcuts not visible initially. Need pressing ALT

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[TD71] TD-24051: Mnemonics/Shortcuts not visible initially. Need pressing ALT

Post by Dave Rabelink » 11 Jun 2018, 05:08

I see a difference in TD71 concerning mnemonics/shortcuts.

In previous TD versions, the mnemonic is initially displayed on buttons.
(using the & character to display underlined letter in the button titles)

In TD71, at runtime, the buttons do not show their mnemonics initially. You first have to press ALT to display them.

Mnemonics.png

See testcase. Source is TD70 text format to be able to compare TD70 and TD71.

The two buttons on the form have mnemonics.
Run the test source in TD70 and TD71 and see the difference when the objects are initially displayed.

Also menu items have this effect.

TestShortcut_TD70.zip

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Ticket # 3773755:
TD-24051 Mnemonics/Shortcuts not visible initially. Need pressing ALT
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Re: [TD71] TD-24051: Mnemonics/Shortcuts not visible initially. Need pressing ALT

Post by Dave Rabelink » 11 Jun 2018, 09:55

Got response back from OpenText engineers.

This is "as designed".

Based on the feature request:

TD-23041: TD not honoring OS "Underline keyboard shortcuts and access keys" setting

TD 7.1 will use the Windows OS setting. This will be the case for applications at runtime but also the IDE itself.

You can find the Windows setting here:

EaseOfAccess.png


This change is not mentioned in the release notes. It is mentioned in the list of fixes.
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