#3 shortcuts

closed-fixed
KMetronome (2)
5
2009-05-18
2009-05-17
Silver
No

Some shortcuts would be nice.. especially for 'play' and 'stop' :)

It's a bit annoying to grab the mouse all the time. The most comfortable would be to trigger both of them with space only.. what do you think?

Discussion

  • Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas

    • labels: 726143 --> KMetronome
     
  • Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas

    There are already keyboard shortcuts for all buttons, automatically created by KDE. This is true for all KDE applications, not only for KMetronome.

    The shortcuts are usually Alt+one letter. And you can see which letter is assigned, because it appears underscored. For instance, KMetronome (in English language) uses the following key sequences as keyboard shortcuts:

    Alt+P -> Play
    Alt+o -> Stop
    Alt+C -> Config
    Alt+E -> Exit

    Maybe the accelerator keys dialog can be enabled in the future. This feature request will remain open, as a remainder.

     
  • Nobody/Anonymous

    Yes, I know these shortcuts exist, but even so, assigning a globally known "pause" key (aka 'space') to play/stop playing would be nice :)

     
  • Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas

    I don't like to use the space key for this purpose, as it is already assigned to the push action for any focused button. That is, a global and well known usage.

    Anyway, in the current CVS there are the following two changes:
    - The "Configure Shortcuts" dialog is enabled.
    - There is a new toggle action "Play/Stop", attached to the File menu. It has no default keyboard shortcut, but the user can configure any key or sequence, for instance the spacer.

     
  • Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas

    • status: open --> pending-fixed
     
  • Silver

    Silver - 2009-05-18

    OK, thanks, that's what I meant initially :)

     
  • Silver

    Silver - 2009-05-18
    • status: pending-fixed --> open-fixed
     
  • Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas

    • status: open-fixed --> closed-fixed
     

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