[RCD] keyboard documentation and further ideas

sahin sahin at ozaltun.net
Tue Oct 29 23:27:34 CET 2013

DEL on the MAC is the backspace + SHIFT.
Is in the help/manual.

Just trying to help you out with your MAC "experience"


On 29-10-13 23:23, Michael Heydekamp wrote:
> Am 24.10.2013 22:42, schrieb Thomas Bruederli:
>> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Charles McNulty
>>> 2) The backspace key works for messages but not contacts and seems redundant
>>> with the delete key - additionally some people use the backspace key for
>>> "back" in a browser.  I'm not suggesting we support using the backspace key
>>> for browser-back, but I am suggesting that we might not want to delete
>>> messages if a user presses it intending to go back.
>> Please keep in mind that Mac keyboards nowadays don't have a delete
>> key anymore and Mac users are used to press the backspace to delete
>> things.
> OT:
> Unbelievable! So if you want do delete the next character right to the
> cursor on a Mac, you first have to press cursor-right and then backspace?
> Indeed I didn't find a better solution when recently having a Mac machine
> and keyboard in front of me (just to test a Roundcube issue, BTW), but I was
> honestly thinking that I was just too dumb and not familiar enough with a
> Mac keyboard. Now you're telling me that I really can't do that because
> Apple wants to save ... what? Keys, material, money?
> Or did typical Mac users never realize the benefit of a Del key anyway, so
> that Apple just capitulated before the majority of their amateurish users?
> No offense, though, I'm just extremely affected. And I love the haptics of a
> Mac keyboard (at least of the ones I occasionally worked with), wish that I
> would have it on my new Dell laptop.
> Sorry for OT.
> Cheers,

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