<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=21637 >

> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=21637 >
> On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 04:47 -0700, Daniel Markstedt wrote:
> > <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=21637 >
> > It works here, if using the numerical keyboard.
> >
> > This is probably a documentation issue. It should be clear in the help
> > that these are the numbers on the numerical keyboard.
> Hi Daniel,
> >From my perspective, it's a usability issue largely because it doesn't
> work for laptop users like myself.  Since we don't have a separate
> numeric keypad, being able to use the top row of numbers is important.
> It seems to me that Ctrl-Fx could be used to create a group and Shift-Fx
> could be used to select a group.  My other reason for wanting to use the
> numbers has a lot to do with the direction (arrow, pageup/dn, home/end)
> keys not working unless I actually click on the map screen.  That is
> annoying at least and at times, causes problems because the behavior is
> inconsistent.  Depending on the situation, I can keep hitting the same
> direction key and sometimes, the unit moves, sometimes it doesn't.
> Thanks Daniel.
> Kevin

I thought all recent laptop keyboards have a 'soft' numerical
keyboard: 789, uio, jkl, that you can access with the "fn" (or
similarly named) key?

Anyway, keyboard commands certainly ought to be mappable to
accommodate for everyone's preferences.


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