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

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Tue Mar 25 23:34:59 UTC 2014

Le 26/03/2014 00:19, Shankhoneer Chakrovarty a écrit :
> 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?

In current dev version of Geany, if an enabled plugin installed
configurable keybindings, the user can click on a "Shortcut" button in
the plugin manager, which leads her to the right preference page at the
right location to modify that plugin's shortcuts.


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