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Re: [PATCH] Add preferences dialog hotkey


This highlights the need for platform specific hotkey config files on install rather than relying on a single hard coded default. Nothing says cross-platform amateur hour more than having the software not be integrated with your platform at all.

On 17/10/2018 11:00 AM, John Beard wrote:

I'd suggest perhaps Ctrl-Shift-P, which is used by Inkscape. P with various modifiers is fairly common shortcut for preferences: https://defkey.com/search?irq=Preferences

I feel like Ctrl-, might be useful as paired hotkey with Ctrl-. (eg increase/decrease)?



On 16 October 2018 22:24:51 BST, Michael Kavanagh <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


    Attached is a patch that assigns Ctrl+, (Cmd+, on Mac as per the HIG)
    to opening the preferences dialog and adds the hotkey to all menu bar

    Please note this causes a conflict with the "Interactive Router
    Settings..." hotkey in Pcbnew (pcbnew/hotkeys.cpp line 275), so this
    should be set to something else. I didn't know what to set it as so I
    left it. Perhaps require shift or alt?

    Also corrected the "hokey" typo throughout.


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