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Re: bug report: right click shortcut key conflicts with Vim

From: erictetz <erictetz_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 13:42:07 -0700 (PDT)

On Jul 15, 12:32 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2. I realize it's more than a simple bug fix, but having the
> > shortcut keys configurable via Settings would be nice.
> No, sorry. But that won't happen.

Why so adamant? Is it technically difficult to add? If not, you
the perfect rationale for it yourself:

> whatever key we use (it has to be one of t,o,r,i,s,e,v,n), it will
> always conflict with some other shell extension. If it only conflicts
> with Vim, I'd say that we're lucky.

Why rely on luck to avoid conflicts when you could let the user

I also use Vim, and have found 'v' blessedly free of conflicts until I
now. No fault of TortoiseSVN, of course, but it is inconvenient; given
the nature of the respective apps, I use the Vim menu item hundreds of
times more than the Tortoise menu item. I've found I can change the
hotkey by editing the DLL, but have thus far been unable to do the
with Tortoise.

Anyway, I just wanted to second the opinion that being able to change
hotkey (or remove it), would be a useful option, for the reasons you


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