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Re: Keyboard shorcut missing for OK button

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 07:44:58 +0200


2009/4/20 <webpost_at_tigris.org>:
> Ever since I upgraded to Tortoise SVN 1.6.1 my keyboard shortcut for the OK button is now missing.  I used to be able to start a commit, type my comments and then hit Alt-O to finish the commit without having to take my hands off the keyboard.
> Alt-O no longer works.  It looks like the keyboard shortcut for the OK button has been removed for some reason.  Now I am forced to hit the tab key 5 times or use my mouse.

Use [Ctrl]-[Enter] instead.

> Why was this removed? Is there a reason or was it a mistake?  Can this please be added back in?

It was removed because the OK button already has a keyboard equivalent
([Enter], or [Ctrl]-[Enter] if a multiline edit has focus). The
Microsoft styleguide for Windows GUI applications advises against
extra keyboard accelerators on OK and Cancel buttons because they can
already be activated by [Enter] and [Esc].

There have been several threads about this recently, and AFAIK there
is no compelling argument to have the Alt-O shortcut re-introduced.

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Received on 2009-04-21 07:45:29 CEST

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