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Re: Immediate mode actions
Wire, bus, graphic line, and sheet but only when enabled with an
immediate hotkey. When I enable the tool via a toolbar button or
selecting a menu entry, then the behavior is the same as the legacy tool
framework. It really should not matter how a tool is enabled, only the
On 6/18/2019 7:53 AM, Jeff Young wrote:
> Hi Wayne,
> I wrote the whole PushTool/PopTool stuff exactly for that case. Which action in particular is going back to the SelectionTool?
> (Note that some are “supposed” to. If you click on a tool in the toolbar, or select it from the Place menu, then cancelling should take you back to the SelectionTool. However, if you use the context menu or a hotkey, it should push and then pop the drawing tool. Not to say that it’s not buggy, or that the design behaviour isn’t optimal.)
> PS: should I make the same changes to Pcbnew, or should be await more feedback? (Feedback on the forums has been uniformly positive so far, but pretty sparse with only 3 likes.)
>> On 18 Jun 2019, at 12:48, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey Jeff,
>> I spent some time this morning playing around with the "immediate"
>> hotkeys in Eeschema and it's better but there is still one annoying
>> difference from the legacy behavior. When cancelling (escape key) a
>> drawing in progress, the drawing is aborted, the current tool is
>> canceled, and the selection tool is enable. The legacy behavior was
>> abort the drawing in progress and keep the current tool enabled. The
>> current tool would only be canceled when it was not busy drawing
>> something. It's rather cumbersome to have to keep enabling the drawing
>> tool every time you exit a drawing when you make a mistake.
>> On 6/15/2019 3:45 PM, Jeff Young wrote:
>>> I’ve checked in code which makes the drawing hotkeys “immediate” in Eeschema and the Symbol Editor. It was more involved than I was expecting, so there may be some nasty surprises.
>>> I folks like it, I can apply the same architecture to Pcbnew.
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