Ticket #923 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

Shortcut to access the Menu Bar, when it is hidden with

Reported by: ariel Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


Hi, I regularly don't need the menubar so I have hidden it using:

VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/Customizations noMenuBar,noStatusBar

Now, every now and then I need to access the shared folders gui, for example.

I'd like to have a key combination that let's me access it exactly like in Full Screen mode I can use Right-CTRL + Home and the menu appears supperimposed.

Can you activate this function while in windowed mode with the menu bar hidden please?


Change History

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by frank

Well, try to press HostKey + <HOME> and after that the Arrow Down key. This will show you the file menu. You can switch to other menus using the left/right arrow keys.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to GUI

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by A20_user

The solution suggested 07/28/08 by frank does not work with 2.0.0.

comment:4 follow-up: ↓ 5 Changed 8 years ago by andrewsharpe79

This problem still exists with 2.0.6. The menu is available via HostKey + <HOME> when in fullscreen mode, but not in normal mode with noMenuBar,noStatusBar set.

I would like to add a vote to get this fixed please.

comment:5 in reply to: ↑ 4 Changed 8 years ago by andrewsharpe79

Replying to andrewsharpe79:

I'd like add that HostKey + <HOME> works when in normal mode without noMenuBar,noStatusBar set (ie, the menu gets focus)

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Works with VBox 3.2.4.

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