18544Re: [PanoToolsNG] Silly question about keyboard shortcuts
- Mar 8, 2008Ken, I think that they are talking about one keystroke using one pf
the system keys. Imagine if each time you want to zoom out a panorama
apear the windows start menu. That would be similar.
On 08/03/2008, at 17:00, Ken Warner <kwarner@...> wrote:
> I think a more important question is what should be the default
> short cut key to a Help page.
> If that one short cut key was standardized, then it would be
> less important to make every pano viewer conform to one
> standard user interface. The later would be nice but
> it is unrealistic to expect different development groups from
> different companies/organizations to agree on anything let
> alone such a fundamental issue as a standard UI.
> All those separate entities might be able to agree on one key
> because it would be to their advantage to do so. And on my
> keyboard, there's already a key labeled Help.
> Keith Martin wrote:
>> Sometime around 8/3/08 (at 14:46 +0100) Philipp B. Koch said:
>>> At least for FPP it's definable in the XML. I personally use to set
>>> the PLUS and MINUS-keys for zoom in and out, since it's the same on
>>> every OS then. Anyway, because not every user knows she default
>>> shortcuts, I think it's not the worst to give a short note about it
>>> below the pano.
>> Absolutely. But I find it strange that it defaults to a key that's
>> frequently used for other things as part of a keystroke combination.
>> I mean, I can't even take a screenshot of a page without it zooming
>> out, dammit!
>> Sorry - but things like that do get to me, a little. It is great that
>> it can be configured to whatever you want the user to use, and yes, a
>> note about what key to use is sensible. But it is really daft to map
>> the zoom out to the command key by default!
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