[OpenSCAD] Abbreviations

buttim maurizio.butti at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 10:02:57 EDT 2016


An external cfg is not a problem for me;I'd be glad to implement it (or
even better steal the implementation from Scite)

But a configurable shortcut modifiable by the settings page is something
that goes beyond my knowledge of the Qt environment and OpenSCAD source
code.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 3:58 PM, doug.moen [via OpenSCAD] <
ml-node+s1091067n17594h89 at n5.nabble.com> wrote:

> Jon's response is why we need a separate config file, in order for this to
> be useable. This is a power user feature, and power users like to configure
> things.
>
> My keyboard layout is obviously different from Jon's, since I can type
> ctrl-B far more easily than hit Esc. I would personally prefer Tab for
> keyword expansion, since I'm already used to that from using the bash shell.
>
> On 8 June 2016 at 09:30, jon <[hidden email]
> <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=17594&i=0>> wrote:
>
>> I can type "cube([" faster than I can type "c" and then some bizarre key
>> combination.  I am pleased that this feels like progress to some of you,
>> but for me, it is just awkward.  I am not a complex-shortcut-key kind of a
>> guy (but recognize that many of you are).  So.  Are there other options,
>> such as a simpler key (like <escape>) or a delay?
>>
>> Thanks for listening!
>>
>> Jon
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/8/2016 8:43 AM, Torsten Paul wrote:
>>
>>> Yes, I agree the feature would be nice to have. It's not so
>>> much about the language changing, but about the possibility
>>> to enable/disable it (basically https://xkcd.com/1172/) and
>>> give the option for power users to extend this by editing the
>>> config file (I don't think there's a huge chance of getting
>>> this easily configurable anytime soon).
>>> The infrastructure for that is mostly there and already used
>>> to configure the editor and render color schemes.
>>>
>>> ciao,
>>>    Torsten.
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