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#3484 closed enhancement (fixed)

Allow setting keyboard shortcuts for specific presets

Reported by: bilbo Owned by: team
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Core Version: latest
Keywords: Cc: AM909, skyper, jose1711

Description (last modified by jose1711)

In configuration you can add specific items from presets to toolbar, but you cannot specify any keyboard shortcuts for them.

Please enable assigning keyboard shortcuts to specific presets.

(I'd like to have some keyboard shortcut for "one click bridge" for example)

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by AM909

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comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by jose1711

Description: modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by skyper

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comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by jose1711

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comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by AM909

Priority: normalmajor

A number of people seem to want this. It would definitely save a ton of find-and-click work with the mouse.

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by akks

Maybe some multikey shortcut with freed single key can be introduced? Like T-W (wood) T-h1 T-2 etc.

This can solve the problem of free shortcuts for presets, but then some key assignment system for presets is needed. The assignments are too specific for each user to make them global.

We need something like "RightClick on preset menu item - context menu - assign shortcut" and/or additional field in preset chooser dialog.

Actually, "F3 - preset name - Enter" works like a shortcut now, this is one of the reasons why no one want to introduce separate shortcuts for presets. Maybe this dialog should appear on T press showing only "favorite" presets with some short 1-2 letter annotations and close automatically when preset code (1, 2, w, h1, h2, ... ) is entered.

What do you think?

Last edited 8 years ago by akks (previous) (diff)

comment:7 Changed 8 years ago by stoecker

More helpful would be to allow assigning shortcuts to toolbar actions (i.e. presets and searches and ...). If you need a preset that much, that you have a shortcut for it, then adding it to toolbar is not so much.

comment:8 Changed 8 years ago by akks

Adding shortcuts for actions (but not for not submenu items) on toolbar will not be be very hard... Then we can add context menu or button "add to toolbar" in presets chooser dialog.

comment:9 Changed 7 years ago by akks

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In 5954/josm:

fix #3484: allow setting keyboard shortcuts for specific presets and other toolbar buttons
(preset groups and custom searches are also supported), context menu item "Edit shortcut"

comment:10 Changed 7 years ago by anonymous

can i flattr your commit?

comment:11 Changed 7 years ago by akks

Just use it and advice something else :)

comment:12 Changed 7 years ago by jose1711

i will start using it instantly and already informed our country-specific osm list. as for the 'else'.. do you think you could make something about this ticket http://josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/6180 ? i am doing audiomapping a lot and this would definitely improve my efficiency.

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