How to set keyboard shortcuts in xfce4-terminal?

killermoehre killermoehre at
Thu May 29 09:23:34 CEST 2014

Am 28.05.2014 18:40, schrieb wes_catfish at
> That's a [i]feature[/i]?
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> *From: * killermoehre <killermoehre at>;
> *To: * <xfce at>;
> *Subject: * Re: How to set keyboard shortcuts in xfce4-terminal?
> *Sent: * Sat, May 24, 2014 11:42:42 AM
> Am 24.05.2014 13:09, schrieb Chris Green:
>> I had a problem just recently when I somehow inadvertently set the
>> "Set Title" short cut to the letter 'o'.  This meant that every time I
>> tried to type 'o' up popped the Set Title box and I couldn't type an
>> 'o'.
>> I searched diligently in all the menus but there doesn't seem to be a
>> way to set the shortcuts, so how was one meant to sort this out?
>> In the end I found the accels.scm file and deleted the short cut entry
>> in there but surely there must be a GUI way of doing it.
> You fall over the feature of changable menu accelerators. In menus
> (provided by gtk2) you can hover over a menu item and just press a key
> with or without modifiers to assign the short cut to this item. To
> delete one, you have to press »del«.
> Regards

Since you can disable it in the settings (xfce4-appearance-settings →
Settings → [ ] Enable editable accelerators) and I shocked someone at
the CLT 2014 with that who wanted to change some accelerator I would say
yes, this is a feature.

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