[Gambas-user] Changes after updating (either gambas or system-things)

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 18:08:32 CEST 2021

Le 04/07/2021 à 18:02, Hartmut Wagener a écrit :
> I have a programs running that is called by a keyboard-shortcut.
> The program is used to show a list of graphical programs to choose from.
> It is made of 15 buttons (Button1-Button15) and the same amount of 
> panels containing a label.
> Blender-Starter
> After an update this tool did not react as before. In the past it was 
> possible to navigate through the buttons by using either the TAB-button, 
> but also the cursor-buttons were used to navigate. The cursor-buttons 
> don't work anymore...
> But the navigation was disabled cause the Button1 did not get the Focus 
> after starting, i had to add the line "Button1.setfocus" to get it to 
> work again.
> When changing the focus with TAB the color of the buttan and the panel 
> should change. That worked for the button, but not for the panels, so i 
> had to put the line "Panelx.refresh" to every gotfocus and 
> lostfocus-part with x numbering the panel number.
> Any hints why this happens after an update? I am not sure when this 
> update happens, cause arch Linux is a rolling release and the causes 
> showed up when needing one of the programs.
> Thanks a lot, regards
> Hartmut
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Focus management has been hijacked recently so that it behave the same 
both in QT and GTK+ Gambas components (look at the commit logs for the 

Please provide your project (or part of it) so that I can check and fix 
the behaviour against what you are describing.

Note that the arrow keys do not move the focus anymore because they are 
ambiguous. So you will have to do it yourself.


Benoît Minisini

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