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sr #106125: Minor UI issue: focus disappears from package list

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 15 Dec 2007 11:58:50 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Sat 15 Dec 2007 11:58:50 AM UTC, original submission:  


I'd like to raise a minor issue with Synaptic's interface.

When scrolling through the package list pane to install multiple packages, hitting Ctrl+I either marks the package for install or brings up the dependency dialog box, but after these actions, focus has gone from the list and must be explicitly granted by a mouseclick again.

I would consider this a bug, as it introduces unnecessary mouse actions in an otherwise 100% keyboard workflow. It is a minor irritant, but if this could be looked at for a future version, I'd be thankful.

Mart van de Wege



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