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Button accelerators not visible (but working)

asked 2017-09-07 20:04:01 +0200

UncleOilybag gravatar image

updated 2017-09-07 20:04:31 +0200

I have two laptops - both running Linux Mint 18.2, Xfce 64bit, both with LibreOffice Unless I am completely missing something I have set the LO Tools>Options the same for both computers.

When I set them both up I noticed that in Calc documents with buttons (push buttons or options buttons) the underlined accelerators were not visible. (But they did actually work - I noticed that because I had predetermined the accelerator with the tilde~). This was the same for both laptops

Later I must have altered some setting somewhere (in LO or Linux I know not which!) because now one of my computers shows the accelerators perfectly well but the other doesn't.

Can anybody tell me where the setting is?

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answered 2017-09-10 16:49:32 +0200

vsfoote gravatar image

UI was changed to hide them, and use <l-alt> to toggle the assigned mnemonic visible.

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L-alt toggle doesn't seem to do anything. I think it is something to do with Xcfe settings.

* STOP PRESS * With my various fiddling about with settings I can now see the accelerators on buttons on BOTH laptops. What did I do? I'm not 100% sure but I think it was to set Menu>Settings manger > Desktop settings - set dropdown as Xfwm4+compositing THEN DO A RE-BOOT

Hope this helps somebody else if they experience the same problem.

UncleOilybag gravatar imageUncleOilybag ( 2017-09-14 12:59:05 +0200 )edit
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