Bug 85978 - MENUS: Global shortcuts not appearing in menu entries
Summary: MENUS: Global shortcuts not appearing in menu entries
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
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Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
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Blocks: Main-Menu
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Reported: 2014-11-06 22:49 UTC by Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired)
Modified: 2014-11-29 09:36 UTC (History)
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Description Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2014-11-06 22:49:17 UTC
Ctrl + W is set as a globally shortcut key, but not set on a per module bases, so the shortcut key is not shown in the File menu of each module.

Attachment 109001 [details] shows the File menu in writer.
Comment 1 tommy27 2014-11-09 08:26:06 UTC
what Ctrl+W is supposed to do? I confess I don't know that shortcut.
Comment 2 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2014-11-09 12:10:03 UTC
It closes the current document/window/tab. It is quite a universal shortcut key for most applications.
Comment 3 tommy27 2014-11-09 16:29:48 UTC
good to know that. I've never noticed the existence of such a shortcut.
Comment 4 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2014-11-09 21:30:16 UTC
Glad i could teach you something new. Why not give it a try so this can be set to NEW. :D
Comment 5 Tim Lloyd 2014-11-10 01:13:53 UTC
I have been using Ctrl + W for some time now but never thought to look in the File Menu. Ctrl + Q is present. 

Close (which is essentially the same as Ctrl + W?) is present without the shortcut being shown. 

I don't see this as a bug as it is not interfering with operation but I would support it being a low priority enhancement
Comment 6 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2014-11-10 03:16:55 UTC
Changing it to enhancement then.
Comment 7 Tim Lloyd 2014-11-10 23:25:45 UTC
I am confirming it
Comment 8 Jan Holesovsky 2014-11-28 07:44:25 UTC
OK, so this is because there are two .uno: commands that do the same - .uno:CloseWin and .uno:CloseDoc.  The .uno:CloseWin is in Window menu, and has the Ctrl+w visible there, .uno:CloseDoc has no shortcut assigned.

But they do the same otherwise; so I guess we could change the description of '.uno:CloseWin' from 'Close Window' to just 'Close', and use it instead of '.uno:CloseDoc'.
Comment 9 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2014-11-29 09:36:01 UTC
(In reply to Jan Holesovsky from comment #8)
> OK, so this is because there are two .uno: commands that do the same -
> .uno:CloseWin and .uno:CloseDoc.  The .uno:CloseWin is in Window menu, and
> has the Ctrl+w visible there, .uno:CloseDoc has no shortcut assigned.

Well i guess the best choice is to give .uno:CloseDoc the shortcut, as many people see the File menu and less people see the Window menu.

> But they do the same otherwise; so I guess we could change the description
> of '.uno:CloseWin' from 'Close Window' to just 'Close', and use it instead
> of '.uno:CloseDoc'.

Well 'Close Window' is under the Window menu and it would look strange having it as 'Close' when the menu has 'New Window'.