Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

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Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by jedbadda » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:53 pm

I am perplexed why there is no keyboard shortcut for File/Export Settings, as it is something I am constantly opening and have to check every time I export a font.

It would be EXTREMELY helpful to have a keyboard shortcut for this and would save so much time.

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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:07 pm

Do let us know which shortcut you suggest and we'll consider it for a future release.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:59 pm

Alt+F, E works pretty well.

Ctrl+Shift+S might be suitable and does not seem to be in use.

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If the keyboard shortcuts could be made customisable it would enable users to assigned whatever they wish — whatever best suits their workflow.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:22 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:59 pm
Alt+F, E works pretty well.
That is true!
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:59 pm
Ctrl+Shift+S might be suitable and does not seem to be in use.
Shift+Ctrl+S is in use by Save All
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:59 pm
If the keyboard shortcuts could be made customisable it would enable users to assigned whatever they wish — whatever best suits their workflow.
We've looked into this, but it was not feasible.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:39 pm

Erwin Denissen wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:22 pm
Shift+Ctrl+S is in use by Save All
So it is, but it's not listed in Help.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:54 pm

I'll update the manual.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by jedbadda » Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:18 am

Erwin Denissen wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:07 pm
Do let us know which shortcut you suggest and we'll consider it for a future release.
Is [Ctrl + E] taken?

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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:03 am

jedbadda wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:18 am
Is [Ctrl + E] taken?
Yes, it is. Keyboard Shortcuts
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by jedbadda » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:52 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:03 am
jedbadda wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:18 am
Is [Ctrl + E] taken?
Yes, it is. Keyboard Shortcuts
How about Ctrl + D? That's a good one.

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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:08 pm

Ctrl + E would be a lot better, but that would require a change of the shortcut for Paste Special to Ctrl + Shift + V. Although that makes better logical sense, changing shortcuts is risky as it may annoy any users who frequently use Paste Special.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by jedbadda » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:04 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:08 pm
Ctrl + E would be a lot better, but that would require a change of the shortcut for Paste Special to Ctrl + Shift + V. Although that makes better logical sense, changing shortcuts is risky as it may annoy any users who frequently use Paste Special.
Is there a reason why there are two different shortcuts for Paste Special? I just noticed there is Ctrl + Alt + V (the most intuitive) for 'working in the Font Overview window' and Ctrl + E for general. Can't it be the same for both?

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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:35 am

Interesting. Ctrl + E does nothing for me, perhaps it is a legacy shortcut that was replaced with Ctrl + Alt + V then not removed from Help.

If so, then Ctrl + E would be great for Export Settings.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:35 am

Yes, it looks like it was some legacy in the manual. In the next upcoming release Ctrl + E will be used to show the Export Settings dialog.
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Re: Keyboard Shortcut for File/Export Settings

Post by jedbadda » Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:33 am

Awesome, thank you!!

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