How do i close a file and switch to command mode

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How do i close a file and switch to command mode

Postby fishface » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:40 pm

Hi

I do almost everything with keyboard shortcuts.

1)I would like to be able to close the current file/drawing using a keyboard shortcut. Control W is shown on the drop down menu, but if I press control W, nothing happens. I note that if I run it from a bash terminal , it says 'Warning: QAction::eventFilter: Ambiguous shortcut overload: Ctrl+W". Does anyone have a work around for this? I am running version 3.4.5, 32 bit on Debian Wheezy.

2) I cancel commands using the shortcut 'qq', but sometimes this doesn't work because the focus is currently on an imput field like the Command line or a parameter box. I can switch back to command mode by pressing escape, but sometimes I need to press escape multiple times before I can type shortcuts like qq. Is there a shorter, faster key combination that I can use to move the focus away from any import fields so that I can immediately type the next shortcut in like qq or za?
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Re: How do i close a file and switch to command mode

Postby andrew » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:46 pm

fishface wrote:1)I would like to be able to close the current file/drawing using a keyboard shortcut. Control W is shown on the drop down menu, but if I press control W, nothing happens. I note that if I run it from a bash terminal , it says 'Warning: QAction::eventFilter: Ambiguous shortcut overload: Ctrl+W". Does anyone have a work around for this? I am running version 3.4.5, 32 bit on Debian Wheezy.


Thanks for your report. I will look into this.

fishface wrote:2) I cancel commands using the shortcut 'qq', but sometimes this doesn't work because the focus is currently on an imput field like the Command line or a parameter box. I can switch back to command mode by pressing escape, but sometimes I need to press escape multiple times before I can type shortcuts like qq. Is there a shorter, faster key combination that I can use to move the focus away from any import fields so that I can immediately type the next shortcut in like qq or za?


No, there is no key code to change the focus.
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