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Feature Request

Postby morrows_end » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:34 pm

In the Mint Menu search feature, when I hit "Return" I wish it would select and open the top program in the results list. Also, if the arrow keys could help you navigate down through search results.

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Re: Feature Request

Postby markcynt » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:19 am

The arrow keys work.

Hit the down arrow key twice to get to the first result.
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Re: Feature Request

Postby reoh34 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:44 am

I love the mint menu. It is probably one the best features in terms of usability in my opinion, but I think this feature/behavior is missing as well. Pretty much every searchable menu that I know of or used works this way. It is pretty much the point of a menu. Its a menu not a file searcher. So I don't see why hitting enter results in a file search rather then opening the appropriate program. Seems counterintuitive unless I am missing something? Also is there a way I can manually enable this behavior?

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Re: Feature Request

Postby poetfreak » Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:20 pm

I agree completely. For an example, I type gw to bring up gweled, then enter, and it launches a search for 'gw'.
Huh? Not what was even showing up. it is odd.

Personally, If I want to search for files, I have the Win-F shortcut configured to launch gnome file search. But I digress.

At least offering an option to change this behaviour would be wonderful.

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Re: Feature Request: Login Without Mouse!

Postby nissimnanach » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:44 pm

I request that at the MDM Login Screen at startup, one should be able to log in without a mouse (i.e. only keyboard attached). Presently I cannot choose my user name icon and enter my password without a mouse. Even Microsoft XP etc. have this functionality -- press Tab till you get to the user names; this is not the case with Mint. This is critical for example when performing installations or repairs or just on the go when only a keyboard is available and no mouse. Thanks!

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Re: Feature Request

Postby Mark Phelps » Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:25 pm

Hey folks ... posting to this thread is NOT the way to notify the Mint developers of features you would like to see added or changed. This is a community USER forum, not a Mint Developers forum.

You need to send email to the development team at "root@linuxmint.com".

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