folder history combobox :: no keyboard navigation

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wOxxOm
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folder history combobox :: no keyboard navigation

Post by wOxxOm »

atop of FileList pane a combobox with folder history list is placed.
  1. It is accessible only via mouse point-n-click - no way to activate it via keyboard.
  2. When the combobox has keyboard focus (text insertion cursor blinks there), it responds to a standard Windows keystroke (Alt-Down) to unroll the list, however it's impossible to select items 3,4,5,... with a keyboard (Down arrow key), because as soon as item#2 is selected it is immediately loaded in FileList browser.
I think that FolderHistory combobox should behave the way all comboboxes do in Windows:
  1. Alt-Down (or any other key) to activate it from the FileList pane and unroll immediately.
  2. Allow keyboard navigation through the unrolled list, either requiring an Enter key to load the folder or introduce a delayed loading (20-50ms) to allow fast navigation (e.g. repeated Down arrow keypresses). Of course if Enter key is pressed the keyboard focus should go to the FileList pane.
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Re: folder history combobox :: no keyboard navigation

Post by Dreamer »

wOxxOm wrote:atop of FileList pane a combobox with folder history list is placed.
  1. It is accessible only via mouse point-n-click - no way to activate it via keyboard.
  2. When the combobox has keyboard focus (text insertion cursor blinks there), it responds to a standard Windows keystroke (Alt-Down) to unroll the list, however it's impossible to select items 3,4,5,... with a keyboard (Down arrow key), because as soon as item#2 is selected it is immediately loaded in FileList browser.
1. There is a way - press Tab few times, but the standard keyboard shortcut would be better, of course.

2. Confirmed. :bugconfirmed:
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Post by Dreamer »

Fixed in 1.95 beta 1.

Closed.
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