Chapter 4. Commands/Keyboard Shortcuts

The following sections briefly describes some menubar options.

Menu Items

GameNew (Ctrl+N)

Starts a new game.

GamePause (P)

Pauses the game time. Click on the menu item again to make the game resume. Note that the board disappears when the game is paused as it would be unfair if you could search for good moves without the time pressure.

GameShow High Scores (Ctrl+H)

This shows you the high score (the shortest time) for each difficulty level.

GameQuit (Ctrl+Q)

Quits KMines.


Lets you set the difficulty level from a sub-menu.

There are three default levels of difficulty: Easy (9x9 squares, 10 mines), Medium (16x16 squares, 40 mines), and Hard (30x16 squares, 99 mines). There is also a Custom level settings.

If you select Custom, then the settings you have configured in the Configure - KMines dialog will be used.

Additionally KMines has the common KDE Settings and Help menu items, for more information read the sections about the Settings Menu and Help Menu of the KDE Fundamentals.