> On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 03:24, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 04:12:10PM -0600, Eric Pierce
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > However, would you consider removing ESC as a binding to pop you out
>> of
>> > full-screen mode?  I think F11 is a sufficient (and common) toggle for
>> Well, ESC has a very low probability of being remapped by e.g. a window
>> manager. F11 is far more often mapped to some wm functionality.
>> And the basic problem with your approach that I see is that ESC has the
>> perfect meaning for going out of fullscreen mode. It's the thing users
>> naturally try. F11 is about the last key users will try when they want
>> to get out of full-screen mode.
> Dejavu perhaps, but can't help myself. F11 became a common toggle for
> fullscreen mode across browsers. But I know Marc doesn't quite accept an
> 'everyone else does it' ;).
Yes, Mozilla/Netscape, Opera & IE toggle w/F11.  Any others?

> In case the fullscreen mode is to become useful for editing too (and I
> believe that is even more helpful) it shouldn't exit the mode on Esc for
> the reasons Eric described. Making it a pain for artists using GIMP
> extensively because it may be confusing to new ocasional users is not
> the thing to do.
How about this then?  If there is a menu/dialog box already open, ESC
cancels that item only.  If nothing else is open, ESC quits full-screen
mode.  Both camps are happy, right?

Eric Pierce

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