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Re: [log dialog] filter box should support ctrl+a

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 22:12:00 +0100

thomas menzel wrote:
> hi,
> most textboxes support this short cut to select the whole contents
> and i got VERY used to it for the purpose of replacing the whole
> contents , so much that i stumble over the lack of this in the log
> dialog's filter text box.
> yes, i now there is the X button on the right of the box but being a
> keyboard junky that avoids the mouse it is very far away.

The problem here is that it isn't that easy to do, and many users don't
notice where the focus is on a dialog with so many controls. It's easy
on word processor apps or webbrowsers where there's really only one
'control' where Ctrl-A works. But the log dialog is different.

> a short cut to move the selection to the filter box would be great
> too, such as alt+f, or so.

Ctrl-L, Alt-D

both work now.
In the next nightly build, also Ctrl-K will work since that's the key
Firefox uses to switch to the 'search' box.


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