#1191 Need an option to prevent main window from exiting on escape

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nobody
Usability (267)
4
2011-07-11
2011-07-11
Hari Dara
No

I like the convenience of hitting the <Esc> key to close windows, but it is very inconvenient to also close the main window. I am a new user and in the first 30 min of comparing two large directories over a slow RDP session, I ended up making the mistake of pressing an extra escape 5 times, every time having to do a fresh compare again. As a workaround, I unchecked the option to use <Esc>, but I would request a feature/new option to disable <Esc> only for the main window instead of its entirely.

Discussion

  • Hari Dara

    Hari Dara - 2011-07-11

    My apologies, if this should have been a feature request and not a bug. Personally, I would consider this a usability bug, but I am willing to close this and open a new feature request, if that is what is desired.

     
  • Christian List

    Christian List - 2011-07-11
    • priority: 5 --> 4
    • labels: 631055 --> Usability
     

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No, thanks