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Re: Modifier Key Modification


Umm… how do you do a long-click on a track-pad set up for tapping?

> On 5 Sep 2021, at 21:53, Seth Hillbrand <seth@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Folks-
> A final update to the 5.99 modifier key situation has been pushed.  This resolves a number of conflicting modifier keys for different actions.
> Part of this changes how you work with the 45° limitation and part of this changes how you get the disambiguation menu.
> Previously 45° was a hotkey (Shift or in v5 Ctrl/Cmd).  This is now set as a state.  By default, the TAB key switches between states but you can customize this action hotkey to your liking.  
> Previously, Ctrl (and earlier Alt in v5) allowed you to show the full disambiguation menu (which item should I choose) without KiCad applying heuristics to the items under the cursor.  Now, you access this option by clicking and holding the left mouse button down.
> Moving these actions allows us to standardize the modifier key mapping (Ctrl/Alt/Shift) for selections without the use of the Alt key, which was problematic for Windows users.
> Currently:
> Shift + Click = Add to selection
> Shift + Ctrl + Click = Remove from selection
> Ctrl + Click = Highlight net
> When not using the selection tool, the Ctrl modifier key still allows you to ignore grid snaps when drawing and the Shift modifier still allows you to ignore item snaps.
> Seth
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