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Bug 756488 - Overlay help for keyboard shortcuts and gestures
Overlay help for keyboard shortcuts and gestures
Product: gnome-shell
Classification: Core
Component: general
Other Linux
: Normal enhancement
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Assigned To: gnome-shell-maint
: 788632 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-10-13 09:39 UTC by Allan Day
Modified: 2021-07-05 14:08 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Allan Day 2015-10-13 09:39:47 UTC
GTK+ is in the process of getting support for overlay help pages for keyboard shortcuts and gestures [1]. In addition to application pages for shortcuts, it would be great if the shell could offer the same for system shortcuts.

There's a design page for how this could look [2], although not all system shortcuts are included in that mockup. We'll also need to decide if it should only be accessible within the Activities Overview.

Comment 1 Alexandre Franke 2017-04-07 19:34:07 UTC
There’s that could maybe serve as a basis for the implementation?
Comment 2 Florian Müllner 2017-10-07 10:31:40 UTC
*** Bug 788632 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Alberto Fanjul 2017-10-07 21:08:37 UTC
Source code for shorcuts is on
Comment 4 GNOME Infrastructure Team 2021-07-05 14:08:16 UTC
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