[maemo-users] Applications unexpectedly closing on n800

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Mar 9 14:10:35 EET 2007

ext Neil MacLeod wrote:
>> If you try this with notes and write something (or use sketch and
>> draw something) and then do the test-case, do you get a dialog which
>> asks whether the file should be saved?
>> (I'm wondering whether you're triggering the long escape/back keypress
>> which requests app to close i.e. is specified behaviour.)
> Yes you do, because the bug appears to be causing the Close event to fire.

Ok, so the issue is that you press the Back key long ("downward thumb
rolling motion").

> In other apps (eg. Opera, RSS, Contacts, Control Panel etc.) which don't 
> have unsaved data this bug gives the impression the application has just 
> bailed out or crashed for no apparent reason.

This behaviour is documented in the beginning of the User guide ->
Device control -> Hardware keys: "a long keypress closes the topmost
dialog or application" (on page 12).

	- Eero

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