CTRL+W and number accelerator behavior issues

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skyd
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CTRL+W and number accelerator behavior issues

Postby skyd » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:31 pm

Hi, running version 0.92.3 on Ubuntu Desktop 18.04, I run into the following issues:

1. Clicking CTRL+W in hope of closing the current document, usually ends up closing the active dockers window.
To remedy I need to left click the main area and only then hit CTRL+W again.
Looking at the keyboard shortcuts map (Inkscap default), CTRL+W is supposedly allocated to the File > Close action only.

Question 1: Is there a way to force CTRL+W to always close the current document, regardless of which component is the currently active one?

2. Having a selected element (e.g. path) and double clicking the spinner arrows of any one of the top toolbar's position (X/W) or dimension (W/H) kick-starts an acceleration process, that causes the number to continually increase/decrease at a steady pace (resulting in an ever shifting/inflating/deflating element).

Question 2: Is there a way to disable this feature?
Question 3: Is there a way to modify the inc/dec speed?

Thank you.

Moini
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Re: CTRL+W and number accelerator behavior issues

Postby Moini » Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:21 am

Ad Q1: Can you try if any of the settings for Window behavior make a difference?

Ad Q2/Q3: No, it's a bug. It's not going to be fixed for the 0.92.x branch. It will be fixed for the next major release. You can select a different tool to stop the spinning.
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Re: CTRL+W and number accelerator behavior issues

Postby skyd » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:47 am

Thank you for the reply.

Got it regarding Q2/Q3. I'll workaround it by selecting the number box and using the UP/DOWN keyboard keys.

Regarding Q1:
I posted my question after going over all the settings and not finding a suitable one.
I just went over all the settings again now and I still can't find something dedicated towards not closing docked windows using CTRL+W. Nothing special in the "Windows > Interface" or "Behavior > (anything)" sections.
Took another look at the key binding settings and the only one for CTRL+W is File > Close, which should be global.

If there's some specific settings that should be changed I'll be happy to know which one.

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Re: CTRL+W and number accelerator behavior issues

Postby Moini » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:26 pm

No, the request was just about trying out the different window behaviours, to see if they make a difference.

If they don't, it would be good if you could open a bug report. I've tested with the development version yesterday, and the behaviour didn't change.
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Re: CTRL+W and number accelerator behavior issues

Postby skyd » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:35 am



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