Last modified: 2007-09-16 22:17:45 UTC

Wikimedia Bugzilla is closed!

Wikimedia migrated from Bugzilla to Phabricator. Bug reports are handled in Wikimedia Phabricator.
This static website is read-only and for historical purposes. It is not possible to log in and except for displaying bug reports and their history, links might be broken. See T13347, the corresponding Phabricator task for complete and up-to-date bug report information.
Bug 11347 - Access keys
Access keys
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Normal trivial (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: easy
Depends on:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2007-09-15 09:31 UTC by Christopher (ChrisDHDR)
Modified: 2007-09-16 22:17 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Christopher (ChrisDHDR) 2007-09-15 09:31:15 UTC
When I have finished editing a page and would like to see a preview, if I push "alt-shift-p" (as one would do in Firefox 2.x), instead of seeing the preview page, I am sent to the library of Windows Media Player. I haven't seen a previous bug for this but I have had this problem for a while. I have a Win '98, but their is no problem there. Are their any people who have had the same problem?
Comment 1 Gurch 2007-09-16 22:17:45 UTC
Alt + Shift + P is the keyboard shortcut to "Restore the Player from mini Player mode". I assume that you have Windows Media Player in mini-mode while browsing, and it's intercepting the key combination.

You can configure Firefox to invoke shortcuts when Alt alone is pressed, rather than Alt + Shift; this may work around the problem. Open Firefox and enter "about:config" in the address bar. Enter "ui.key.contentAccess" into the Filter field, double-click on the displayed preference entry and change its value to "4". "Show Preview" will then be Alt + P, and so forth.

Anyway, this isn't a MediaWiki bug, as presumably it affects any website that employs the same key combination.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.