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Piscium groknok at
Mon Dec 28 00:38:11 CET 2020

On Sun, 27 Dec 2020 at 23:31, Piscium <groknok at> wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Dec 2020 at 22:39, Alex <acs82 at> wrote:
> >
> > > However what I got does not match what you said above. If the default
> > is indeed "<Alt>Up" then there should be no need for me to uncomment
> > it?
> >
> > I agree. For me there is no need to uncomment. I dont know why it is needed in your case.
> > If I move accels.scm to accels.scm.backup to get a fresh one generated, I can directly use Alt+Up on starting thunar.
> >
> > Tried to reproduce your concrete use-case:
> > Delete accels.scm, start thunar 1.8.x (generates a fresh one), check Alt+Up --> works
> > Close thunar 1.8.x. Start thunar 4.16: Alt+Up still working.
> I am baffled. I renamed accels.scm to something else, started Thunar,
> accels.scm was recreated and Alt Up is working as normal without the
> need to uncomment anything! I did a diff and there are several
> differences between the new generated file and the old one.
> Then I did another test. I made a copy of my old scm file to
> accels.scm, uncommented Alt Up and is not working.
> The problem, unlikely and weird as it looks, seems to be that settings
> for keys other than Alt Up affect Alt Up!
> I think you will be able to reproduce the problem I have in the
> following way (all tests with Thunar 4.16):
> 1. Stop Thunar
> 2. Go to my second email in this thread, copy the scm file contents
> that I had before I upgraded to 4.16, paste it into accels.scm.
> 3. Start Thunar. Confirm that Alt Up is working
> 4. Stop Thunar
> 5. Edit accels.scm, commenting out the Alt Up line
> 6. Start Thunar.
> 7. Expected result: Alt Up will not work
> If you get the expected result, then the interesting question for
> investigation is why the old scm file makes the new thunar not work
> normally!

P. S. Although the old and new scm files are different, the
differences are in lines which are commented out, so how could that
make a difference!

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