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

From: Larry Shatzer, Jr. <larrys_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:52:59 -0600

I'd like to also point out that TortoiseCVS also has this "v" shortcut key.

For me, Vim shows up first, and then TortoiseCVS then TortoiseSVN, I wonder
if that has to do with the order the software was installed, or some
registry setting someplace.

On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 2:42 PM, erictetz <erictetz_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> provide
> 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
> resolve
> them?
>
> 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
> Vim
> hotkey by editing the DLL, but have thus far been unable to do the
> same
> with Tortoise.
>
> Anyway, I just wanted to second the opinion that being able to change
> the
> hotkey (or remove it), would be a useful option, for the reasons you
> yourself
> stated.
>
> Cheers,
> Eric
>
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