[Geany-Devel] 'shiftcolumn' plugin - keyboard shortcut conflict

Steven Blatnick steve8track at xxxxx
Tue Mar 25 23:32:49 UTC 2014

Actually, you could just add a button to the plugin preferences that 
points directly to the Edit -> Prefernces -> Keybindings by calling:

keybindings_dialog_show_prefs_scroll("Plugin Section");

I do so here:

I hope this helps,


On 03/25/2014 05:19 PM, Shankhoneer Chakrovarty wrote:
> Thanks Lex.
>     It is actually preferable that plugins do not have default
>     keybindings.
>     It is not known what combination plugins will be loaded and so it is
>     not known what combination of keybindings might clash, and it is not
>     known what keybindings a user might define themselves that can clash.
>     So I would recommend that default keybindings be removed from plugins.
> I understand, I would remove the default keybindings. The problem is 
> this plugin doesnt have its own preference page in the Plugin Manager 
> window. Activating this plugin will mean the user has to go to 
> Edit->Preference (not the Plugin preferences)->Keybindings to set the 
> keybindings for this plugin which is a lot of clicks. What I would 
> suggest is that plugin should have its own preference page and a way 
> to tell the user how to set the keybindings and the recommended keys. 
> One of the ways could be putting all those things in plugin 
> description. What do you think?
> Thanks,
> Shankhoneer Chakrovarty
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