REQ: other handling of properties for multiselection

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Anika
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REQ: other handling of properties for multiselection

Post by Anika » Wed Jun 08, 2005 12:59 pm

Here my problem: I select several images and press CTRL+E (I prefer this combination because I can make it with the left hand while the right keeps the mouse). I get the properties of the first image. After clicking on cancel I get the second image and so on. If I have taken this key combination accidentally (instead of CTRL+I) and/or want to stop the properties I have to click very often cancel or I keep Esc pressed. But then XnView gets closed if I don't release the key early enough.
Isn't it possible to get all property windows closed by clicking on cancel with held key CTRL (or alt or shift)?
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Post by Dreamer » Wed Jun 08, 2005 5:01 pm

I have problem with close "one Properties dialog box" - there is no OK button, therefore I can't use "Enter" to close it.

For more dialog boxes Enter would be better than Escape too, because when you hold Ecsape you can close also whole xnview program.

So I suggest - add OK button to Properties dialog box and focus to this OK button if Ctrl+E or Alt+Enter is used.

You could just hold Enter to close all Properties windows.

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Post by xnview » Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:21 pm

Dreamer wrote:I have problem with close "one Properties dialog box" - there is no OK button, therefore I can't use "Enter" to close it.

For more dialog boxes Enter would be better than Escape too, because when you hold Ecsape you can close also whole xnview program.

So I suggest - add OK button to Properties dialog box and focus to this OK button if Ctrl+E or Alt+Enter is used.

You could just hold Enter to close all Properties windows.
So you want that i add a OK button, and this button allow to close all properties dialogs??
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Post by Dreamer » Wed Jun 08, 2005 10:31 pm

xnview wrote:So you want that i add a OK button, and this button allow to close all properties dialogs??
No, I want the same "OK" button behaviour as the standard Windows Properties dialog box...

I want this:

- press Alt+Enter
- properties dialog box is opened
- focus to OK button (must be added first)
- press Enter
- properties dialog box is closed

The main advantage is that I could press Alt+Enter and then quickly Enter to close.

Another advantage (also Anika's problem I guess), I could close several Properties dialog boxes with holding Enter key - this is not possible with Escape key because also xnview will be closed.

You can check how it works, select few folders in xnview, press alt+enter and press and hold enter key.

Maybe you could add also standard windows shortcuts Ctrl+PgDown/PgUp to change 'page' (current - left/right).

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Post by Dreamer » Fri Jun 10, 2005 9:48 pm

Dreamer wrote:...I want the same "OK" button behaviour as the standard Windows Properties dialog box...
Added, thanks Pierre.

Anika, is this enough for you? If not, it will be postponed probably, but I think this is very good solution.
Dreamer wrote:Maybe you could add also standard windows shortcuts Ctrl+PgDown/PgUp to change 'page' (current - left/right).
Not changed in RC6, but not really important...

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Post by Anika » Sat Jun 11, 2005 9:42 am

Dreamer wrote:Anika, is this enough for you? If not, it will be postponed probably, but I think this is very good solution.
It is better. Now opens at the end of holding the enter key one or more of the selected images depending on how long I hold the key.

One click behaviour would be better for me with shift+left mouse click on ok or exit like in windows. But I can wait until Pierre found a solution.

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