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ESC problem

Post by totya » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:38 am

Hi all!

If I press ESC key, xnview is quit immediately.
If I uncheck this checkbox :
http://media.proxnet.hu/upload/20070325/12344917795.png
... nothing change. This is big error (me).

Sorry my poor english.

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Re: ESC problem

Post by murthy363 » Sun Mar 25, 2007 11:54 am

totya wrote:Hi all!

If I press ESC key, xnview is quit immediately.
If I uncheck this checkbox :
http://media.proxnet.hu/upload/20070325/12344917795.png
... nothing change. This is big error (me).

Sorry my poor english.
Yes, I confirm the observation.

When Options >> KeyBoard/Mouse is checked, XnView closes on pressing the 'Escape' key. This is understandable.

When Options >> KeyBoard/Mouse is NOT checked, THEN ALSO XnView closes on pressing the 'Escape' key. Is this expected?

Above observation is made with XnView 1.90.3 as well as 1.90.2
I am a lazy person, always searching for ways to avoid work and still manage the show !

My System : Win XP SP2 + XnView standard English version

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Re: ESC problem

Post by xnview » Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:13 am

totya wrote:Hi all!

If I press ESC key, xnview is quit immediately.
If I uncheck this checkbox :
http://media.proxnet.hu/upload/20070325/12344917795.png
... nothing change. This is big error (me).

Sorry my poor english.
This setting is used when you launch xnview with a picture, for example from windows explorer...
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Re: ESC problem

Post by Guest » Wed Mar 28, 2007 5:33 pm

xnview wrote:This setting is used when you launch xnview with a picture, for example from windows explorer...
Thank you, but the problem is stay.

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Re: ESC problem

Post by xnview » Thu Mar 29, 2007 6:32 am

Anonymous wrote:
xnview wrote:This setting is used when you launch xnview with a picture, for example from windows explorer...
Thank you, but the problem is stay.
You don't want that ESC quit xnview??
Pierre.

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Re: ESC problem

Post by totya » Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:30 am

xnview wrote:You don't want that ESC quit xnview??
Yes, I don't want this. But not good solution, if checkbox controlled this function under settings.

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Re: ESC problem

Post by xnview » Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:49 am

totya wrote:
xnview wrote:You don't want that ESC quit xnview??
Yes, I don't want this. But not good solution, if checkbox controlled this function under settings.
Why not a good solution? Many users want this behavior
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Post by Dreamer » Thu Mar 29, 2007 11:30 pm

Perhaps another general option to disable this option completely is needed.
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Post by B.Douille » Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:04 pm

Isn't it a recurrent request?

http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... hlight=esc
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... hlight=esc
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... hlight=esc

Simply speaking, whatever the application, the Escape key has never been designed to quit the application. Only to exit a dialog or a view.
The only exception should be when you launch xnview with a picture, for example from windows explorer... (depending on the setting)

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Post by negg » Tue May 01, 2007 9:14 pm

As I just messed up a complete selection of images by simply accidentally hitting Esc this is a very important topic for me.

Are we still discussing this? Then after reading the above postings I would propose the following:

- Esc should always exit the fullscreen viewer
- When the Option "Single Esc exits" is checked XnView should exit after Esc ONLY if starting with an image view (fullscreen or normal). As soon as I hit Ctrl-B or F11 to go to the browser the Esc should NOT exit any more.

Why do I think so? The Esc Key is not meant to close an application (that's Alt-F4), but as the image viewer when opened from explorer is not seen as an application by the user (rather as an extension to win-explorer) the escape key is not wrong here. But as soon as you "work" in XnView, the Esc can mess up a lot by simply closing XnView.

Opening the discussion up again,
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Post by xnview » Wed May 02, 2007 9:02 am

negg wrote:As I just messed up a complete selection of images by simply accidentally hitting Esc this is a very important topic for me.

Are we still discussing this? Then after reading the above postings I would propose the following:

- Esc should always exit the fullscreen viewer
- When the Option "Single Esc exits" is checked XnView should exit after Esc ONLY if starting with an image view (fullscreen or normal). As soon as I hit Ctrl-B or F11 to go to the browser the Esc should NOT exit any more.

Why do I think so? The Esc Key is not meant to close an application (that's Alt-F4), but as the image viewer when opened from explorer is not seen as an application by the user (rather as an extension to win-explorer) the escape key is not wrong here. But as soon as you "work" in XnView, the Esc can mess up a lot by simply closing XnView.

Opening the discussion up again,
negg
So you don't want ESC to quit program in normal mode?
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Post by negg » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:57 pm

In 1.91 this works perfet for me with the setting "Esc only when started in Fullscreen"...thanks, Pierre!
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Post by Drahken » Tue Jun 05, 2007 12:53 am

The esc key works fine for me. When I have multiple tabs open and hit esc, it closes the current tab. When I'm down to the last tab, esc closes the whole prog. Simple & straight forward.

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