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Re: hotkeys behaviour changed recently?


Hi Wayne,

I could make another run at it, but the first two implementations that didn’t work out were based on twin actions.  I then gave up on them.


> On 25 Jul 2019, at 07:32, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 7/25/19 5:15 AM, Tomasz Wlostowski wrote:
>> On 24/07/2019 19:28, Jeff Young wrote:
>>> Hi Tom,
>>> I’ll implement the preference if you’ll review my latest via push-n-shove stuff. ;)
>> Hi Jeff,
>> Sure - do you mean the stitching via pushing patch? I can also help with
>> the hotkey action preference.
>> Cheers,
>> Tom
> I'm still thinking we should have separate keys for immediate and select
> tool (menu accelerator) modes.  My reasoning is that the menu
> accelerator keys shown in the menus do no match the actual action
> performed.  In other words selecting the Place->Wire menu entry shows
> the menu accelerator key as 'W' but pressing the 'W' key is not the same
> behavior as selecting the menu entry which is how menu accelerators
> behave in every other application.  Something like 'Ctrl+W` should be
> used as the menu accelerator key and 'W' should be the immediate action
> key (hotkey).  I think the option is going to be confusing when it's set
> to immediate mode.
> Cheers,
> Wayne