Switching categories Whisker Menu.

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Switching categories Whisker Menu.

Post by nh_linux » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:22 am

Greetings all.

I've been using Linux Mint for a few years. I recently installed version 18.3.

Problem is, tab doesn't work when I want to switch from one category to another in Whisker Menu. I looked in all settings and haven't found anything for this.My keyboard is fine.When I had version 17.3 installed in my laptop, I was able to tab from one category to another without any problems.

Nick E.H.

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Re: Switching categories Whisker Menu.

Post by MrEen » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:29 am

Arrow keys work (with Enter to select.)

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Re: Switching categories Whisker Menu.

Post by nh_linux » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:49 am

MrEen.

Arrows keys work with enter to select program I want to run, in the right column, yes no problem with that. I'm talking about using the tab key for switching from one category to another which doesn't work or is not enabled. Examples of categories: Favorites, Recently Used, All,Accessories,Chromium Apps ,Games,Graphics,Internet,Multimedia............etc.

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Re: Switching categories Whisker Menu.

Post by MrEen » Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:18 am

When I hit the left arrow key, Favorites is selected. If I then hit Enter, the Favorites is open and the arrows are working on the right side again. I can hit the left arrow again and it's back on Favorites and the down arrow takes me through the categories. The only "issues" using arrows I see is when you had opened one category, the left arrow takes me back to Favorites, but the previous catagory still shows as selected. Also, after entering one category, you have to hit the down arrow at least once before you can hit the left arrow again. (Just noticed you have to do this upon opening the menu as well.)

Hope that helps.

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Re: Switching categories Whisker Menu.

Post by dan_me » Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:57 pm

After reading this post I realised I have the same problem I just hadn't noticed.
I did find the following thread in a different forum which has solved it for me.

https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=12141 entry #5 worked for me.

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Re: Switching categories Whisker Menu.

Post by nh_linux » Sun May 06, 2018 8:22 am

Yes. Entry #5 worked for me as well.Problem is solved.

Thank you all for your time.

Nick E.H.

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