[PC-BSD Testing] Keymap selection "dead"

Mike Bybee mbybee at dometrilogy.com
Mon Jan 11 06:49:38 PST 2010


On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua> wrote:

> 11.01.2010 15:01, Stephan Assmus пишет:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 2010-01-11 at 12:21:36 [+0100], Alexander Yerenkow<yerenkow at uct.ua>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> 11.01.2010 13:10, Stephan Assmus пишет:
> >>
> >>> the interface controls for selecting a keymap during installation of
> >>> PC-BSD
> >>> 8.0 beta are non-responsive. They look a bit weird too, for example the
> >>> scrollbar is black and white if memory doesn't fail me. Clicking any of
> >>> these controls will not work (not even visual feedback of the click),
> >>> but IIRC, one can click the button at the bottom of the installer
> >>> window that proceedes to the next step.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> You need to uncheck "use default" checkbox to make these bars active.
> >>
> > Oh, ok. I didn't even see that. Since this is an extra page dedicated for
> > selecting the keymap, I don't see the sense of an extra "Use Defaults"
> > checkbox. The defaults are obviously already selected and if I want to
> keep
> > those, I could just press "Next". But in the case where I want to change
> > them, having to first press an extra checkbox is unexpected and annoying.
> I
> > did stare at this page for a moment, and I don't remember stumbling
> across
> > this checkbox at all. So it's so unexpected (at least for me), that the
> > checkbox is practically hidden.
> >
> You know, I myself notice that checkbox at second or even third install :D
> So, probably you right, this step need some more love.
> > Best regards,
> > -Stephan
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I often uncheck it (since I prefer a 101 key keyboard), but he's right that
you have to look for the check - it doesn't really "leap out at you".

-- 
Thanks,
Mike Bybee
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