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HotKey user model
I’ve been talking to Wayne about the ‘W’ and ‘X’ hotkeys. It appears the design goal is to have these be immediate actions (that is, they start a wire or a track, rather than just selecting the wire or track tool).
Presumably this would then also apply to ‘A’, ‘P’, ‘L’, ‘H’, ‘J’, ‘Q’, etc. (None of these perform an immediate action today, right?)
Do we want there to be some related way to select the tools? That is, if ‘Q’ places a no-connect then shift-Q would select the no-connect tool? If yes, would these be separately editable, or would they simply follow whatever the user changed the main hotkeys to?
Or is there some other facility that’s already supposed to work for tools?