First of all, I want to thank everyone who responded. I can and will use EVERY tidbit of
information! Thank you.
You suggested that I look in "System-Settings --> Keyboard and Mouse --> Global
keyboard Shortcuts" for keyboard mappings. This menu does exist; it's where I was
looking for "raise" and "toggle raise/lower". I see settings for
alt-up and alt-down. There is nothing about raise a window or toggle raise/lower a window
as in 3.5. I'm not sure I understand how this works though. Did this get lost in the
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 09:31:44 -0400
From: Armelius Cameron <armeliusc(a)gmail.com>
Subject: Re: KDE questions.
To: KDE on Fedora discussion <kde(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
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On Thursday 08 April 2010 11:58:07 pm George R Goffe wrote:
Thanks for your responses.
When I say "widget" I think of the X11 term, is that the right word? Like
the xterm? Like the browser? Like any "thing" that is displayed by the
window manager. With KDE 3.5 I was able to map alt-up to raise a "thing"
(widget sounds so much more elegant) which isn't all that exciting, the
alt-down key sequence I had mapped to the toggle raise and lower. I used
this a lot. Is it gone now? I know that there are other ways to get a
"thing" to come to the top but I got used to the alt- sequences. Are they
What you called "widget" is much more commonly refered as "Window".
has different meaning in KDE 4.
You can try to set that shortcut via
System-Settings --> Keyboard and Mouse --> Global keyboard Shortcuts
KDE Component: KWin
you can search for Raise window
(haven't tried this myself, but this seems to be what you want).
Hope that helps.