[GNC-dev] Is there a way to do right-click on mac os???

Jim DeLaHunt list+gnucash at jdlh.com
Tue May 19 03:16:58 EDT 2020


Welcome to GnuCash. I hope you find it helpful. I certainly do. Even 
though ctrl-click on macOS does not work well.

On 2020-05-18 21:30, jeanl wrote:
> Guys,
> I'm trying GC on macos, and I can't find a way to do a right click. Normally
> you do right click by Ctrl+click in mac os. But this does not work in GC.
> Is that an oversight? Is is just my setup? I'm on Catalina with the latest
> build.
> Jean.

This is a known problem with gnuCash on macOS. In GnuCash 3.0 and 
higher, make a two-finger click to get the context menu.

GTK, which GnuCash uses to make its user interface, does not recognise 
ctrl+click in macOS. See FAQ /How can I get context menus on macOS?/ 
. See also bug <https://bugs.gnucash.org/show_bug.cgi?id=797286> for an 

Best regards,

       —Jim DeLaHunt, user of gnuCash 3.10 on macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra, 
Vancouver, Canada

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