Possible hotkeys?

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Possible hotkeys?

Postby OleCuss » Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:38 am

I suspect that with this one I'm asking too much. Just might not be worth the effort to implement.

Especially when I am working at repairing stars I find it to be rather tedious to be constantly changing the tool which I am using on the star mask. I have to click through the options to get the right one.

Realistically, I'm using only 3 or 4 of the tools in order to fix the mask the way that I want it to be. Mostly I'll be using two of the tools. If I had hot keys or maybe individual buttons which showed up at the bottom of the screen it would mean fewer clicks/time in order to accomplish my tasks.

The problem that I see is that there is a good chance that the tools I use most are not the tools which others use most. So it would be awesome if the user could program hotkeys or maybe drag 2-3 of the tools to the bottom of the screen in order to more quickly toggle between the options I actually use.

I have a feeling this might mean a pretty significant interface change and I can readily understand it if this is not at all a high priority. But if it could be kept in mind I'd be much obliged.
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Re: Possible hotkeys?

Postby admin » Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:59 am

I understand where you're coming from. I have been thinking about this as well - I need to balance this with 'discovery' though for new users, requiring a longer textual description... Let me think about this one...
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Re: Possible hotkeys?

Postby TinySpeck » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:59 pm

Hi Ivo -- I'd love a "Do" hotkey. It's cumbersome and time-consuming to keep going between the controls and sliders at the bottom up to the Do at the top, and makes it difficult to iterate and adjust.
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Re: Possible hotkeys?

Postby silver » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:11 am

Separate icons and hotkeys would be more ergonomic.
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