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Please tweak F&avorites display ...
Posted by: AEN007
Date: February 27, 2011 05:24PM


I've just started using K-Meleon.
Something that came to my attention immediately is that the
&Add Page
interfere with accessing bookmarks by single keystrokes.
That is I cannot access bookmark(s)/folders beginning with a or e or o ...
hitting a or e or o executes one of the above menu items ...
I wish/hope that K-M will tweak the favorites display to free up the letters a & e & o ...
Thank you.

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Re: Please tweak F&avorites display ...
Posted by: siria
Date: February 27, 2011 08:13PM

Just tried it and tested a little... Supposing you can't or don't want to simply use the mouse?
In that case you can alternatively use the cursor keys to select an a-e-o folder, then arrow to the right will open that folder.
Another alternative is to first type e, which opens the editor, and there you can use a-e-o again to jump to folders/bookmarks directly. That's just one single click more...

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/27/2011 08:15PM by siria.

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Re: Please tweak F&avorites display ...
Posted by: AEN007
Date: February 28, 2011 02:08AM

It seems to me it would be easy for K-M dev to tweak/improve the F&avorites. No other browser has that problem. Opera automatically picks non-conflicting &characters. MFF hard-coded bookmark entries do not have any &characters. K-M could simply remove the & from those hard-coded items or use any number of other solutions ...

The F&avorites is not the only &character problem in K-M.
Preferences main tab has &Close, but some sub-entries also use &c characters. &Close seems to take priority, so doing Alt-C to choose a sub-entry with a &c character will cause Preferences to close ...

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/28/2011 02:13AM by AEN007.

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Re: Please tweak F&avorites display ...
Posted by: desga2
Date: March 13, 2011 02:55AM

You can change the menu definition in \K-Meleon\defaults\settings\menus.cfg file.
At the begin of the file you can find this code:
# ---------- Plugins -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

# ----- Bookmarks

%ifplugin bookmarks
&Add Page=bookmarks(Add)

# ----- Favorites

%ifplugin favorites
&Add Page=favorites(Add)

You only have to delete the & in the entry that you like and save the changes in file. Changes take effect when you restart K-Meleon.

"Se&ttings..." is replaced by "&Options..." in the macro \K-Meleon\macros\main.kmm
(in the line 194 on KM 1.6b2).

If you like do advanced changes in menu, you can read this documentation about it:

For example to do the changes in menu without modify the menu.cfg default file you can do:
Edit -> Configuration -> Menus, and add this code for Bookmarks for example:

Add Page=bookmarks(Add)|0
-&Add Page

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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 03/13/2011 02:56AM by desga2.

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