Issue 71317 - Impress menus not accessible via keyboard shortcuts (alt key)
Summary: Impress menus not accessible via keyboard shortcuts (alt key)
Alias: None
Product: Impress
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.0.4
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2006-11-07 22:48 UTC by realgrouchy
Modified: 2017-05-20 11:08 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description realgrouchy 2006-11-07 22:48:16 UTC
Although it works in writer, in presentation when you press "alt", the "file"
menu does turn blue, but when you press F (or E, or V...) for the File (or
other) menu to expand.

The closest you can get is press alt, down, esc, esc, down, then navigate the
menus via the arrow keys.

I first noticed this in 2.0.3, when it tended to screw up a lot when I used the
mouse, so I avoided using it as much as possible. Luckily 2.0.4 is more stable,
but I still like to press alt, f, a instead of clicking file > save as.

I was able to reproduce this problem on another computer (albeit both were
running Windows XP home 32); I haven't checked it in anything other than
presentation (in which the problem occurs) and writer (in which the problem is

- RG>
Comment 1 wolframgarten 2006-11-08 08:11:24 UTC
Curiously ALT and after that pressing F or A, V ... does not work. Pressing ALT
+F does work here for me (might be a workaround for you).
Might be connected to i62642.
Comment 2 realgrouchy 2006-11-08 17:03:36 UTC
Hm. I hadn't thought of this workaround (I'm used to alt+letter keys being
keyboard shortcuts).

I would agree that it is a duplicate, or at least a variant, of 62642.
Comment 3 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:08:28 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".