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Re: Immediate mode actions
I checked in some new code. Give it a go when you get a chance.
> On 18 Jun 2019, at 13:01, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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
> initial behavior.
> 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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