Select action now alt-side-sensitive

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whyme
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Select action now alt-side-sensitive

Post by whyme » Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:38 pm

Congratulations on shipping Oxygen v. 24!

In the new version, selection of a parent appears to be sensitive to which Alt I am using, the one on the left or the right. That makes it inconvenient when choosing an element, because it now requires use of the left-side Alt key plus E.

When I try to bind it to the right, the Shortcut key window reads Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Alt Graph+E. But when I click ok, it goes back to the original, and I still cannot use the right Alt key. That holds true even when I choose the platform-independent option.

adrian
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Re: Select action now alt-side-sensitive

Post by adrian » Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:34 am

Hello,

1. Is this on Windows or Linux?

2.What keyboard layout (language) are you using?

3. Is this the distribution of Oxygen with OpenJDK 17? Please check in Help > About > System properties, java.version.

Regards,
Adrian
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<oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
http://www.oxygenxml.com

whyme
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Re: Select action now alt-side-sensitive

Post by whyme » Tue Oct 19, 2021 3:44 pm

1. Windows
2. US-Dvorak (but I get the same behavior with US standard and Greek polytonic)
3. yes: 17+35-2724

Running on a Dell Inspiron15 5000 series, laptop's native keyboard.

adrian
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Re: Select action now alt-side-sensitive

Post by adrian » Wed Oct 20, 2021 3:33 pm

Hi,

Thank you for the feedback. I've logged an issue to investigate this.
The issue is most likely triggered in combination with OpenJDK 17. The old version of Oxygen that you've used was probably running with Java 8, which doesn't make this distinction between the Alt keys.
Until we analyze this, if this behavior is troublesome, try using the Java 8 distribution of Oxygen available on the download page:
Download Oxygen XML Editor|macOS
Look for "macOS 10.11 and later (Includes Java SE 8u202)".

Regards,
Adrian
Adrian Buza
<oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
http://www.oxygenxml.com

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