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Re: Enabling Esc/Enter keys default for "Footprint Properties" dialogue?


Thanks JP! ( and thanks Chris, as well!). The new fix has made ESC/ENTER keys work perfectly now.


On 04/16/2017 02:10 PM, jp charras wrote:
Le 16/04/2017 à 21:04, Chris Pavlina a écrit :
On Sun, Apr 16, 2017 at 08:31:41PM +0200, jp charras wrote:
Le 16/04/2017 à 19:49, Chris Pavlina a écrit :
On Sun, Apr 16, 2017 at 04:05:10PM +0200, jp charras wrote:
Le 16/04/2017 à 08:38, Joseph Chen a écrit :
Does someone here know how to make this work?

With pcbnew's "footprint properties" dialogue window, the ESC and ENTER keys are not functioning as
defaults as with the "pad properties" dialogue window.

This inconsistency is a bit of annoying and definite slows me down during PCB layout.

I could make a code change patch to enable the ESC and ENTER keys, but need a pointer to the right
files and/or functions.


I made a few changes in footprint properties for modedit.
See commit 50fd7a27cf69999a1912b9dc7e5c162b23e732e1,
and see if the ESC key works (this issue is OS specific).

What do you mean by "ENTER key is not functioning"
It works for me.
It does not dismiss the dialog. OS dependent maybe? Has been broken for
a long time on Linux for me.

I modified the footprint properties dialog for *modedit*, not the board editor.

ESC key issue is OS specific.

ENTER key is a not related problem.
OP said pcbnew, not modedit, and the problem description seemed to match
with the problem in pcbnew's footprint properties dialog.

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
I fixed a focus issue in rev cf8753632277ee5c10e134bf8f8d28f0fd61634c (linux only)

It should also fix the keys issues in footprint properties dialog for board editor.