Shortcut to new window resizing method isn't ideal from a usability p.o.v.
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Haiku's new (extra) method for window resizing works with a Ctrl-Alt-Leftclick shortcut.
At the same time, Haiku's Team Monitor is (as always) brought up on screen with the key combination Ctrl-Alt-Del, which is a good choice, as it's possibly the best known (or the only one known) keyboard shortcut among many computer users that have worked with Windows, where it's also used in the same situation (when something seems to have frozen or gone wrong).
The Ctrl-Alt-Del combination may in many cases be operated by both hands: the fingers on the left hand are pressing the Ctrl and Alt keys on the left side of the keyboard, while the fingers on the right hand will press the Delete key, which is laid out on the right side of the keyboard.
In cases where the user's mouse happens to be located above a Tracker window during this action, it takes only a fraction of a second in between the action of the left hand (pressing the Ctrl and Alt keys) and the following action of the right hand (pressing the Delete key) to show up a highlighted part of the window edge belonging to the window that happens to be below the user's cursor. This highlighting acts as a visual guide for the window resizing feature.
So, there you have two functionalities interfering (Task manager and window resizing), causing confusion to the user who may already be vexed because he had to resort to the Task Manager, or at least thought he had to do so.
To not potentially add another question mark (or even exclamation mark) above the user's head (See also http://echelog.matzon.dk/logs/browse/haiku/1292108400 at 19:35:39), I suggest that another keyboard shortcut be used for the resizing method.
A choice that keeps the advantages and character of the present shortcut would be Ctrl-Win-Leftclick (where Win is the Windows key). Suitable because a keyboard has these Winkeys on the left and on the right of the spacebar, just like the Alt keys exist both left and right of the spacebar.