Alt key (mnemonics) not working

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Alt key (mnemonics) not working

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Hi. I am using Xnview V1.70 on Ubuntu Linux and I find it a great program. I have just one needling problem. For some reason my menu shortcut keys (or mnemonics) do not seem to work at all. For example, pressing Alt-F does not cause the File menu to drop down. Any suggestions or comments would be welcome. Cheers, Pat.
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Hi. Sorry to bump this but I cannot believe I am the only one with the problem. Do others find it annoying? Any comments or suggestions would be welcome. Cheers Pat.
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patb wrote:Hi. Sorry to bump this but I cannot believe I am the only one with the problem. Do others find it annoying? Any comments or suggestions would be welcome. Cheers Pat.
It's the last ubuntu? Which desktop?
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Thanks Pierre. I'm using the latest Ubuntu ver 6.06 "Dapper" and the Gnome desktop ver 2.14.1. Cheers, Pat.
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patb wrote:Thanks Pierre. I'm using the latest Ubuntu ver 6.06 "Dapper" and the Gnome desktop ver 2.14.1. Cheers, Pat.
Ok, i'll try with ubuntu
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Post by patb »

Some success! This seems to be a bug in Motif, not Xnview. See https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=44582. I turned off Numlock and the menus behaved normally. Sorry to waste your time Pierre. Cheers, Pat.
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