More keyboard shortcuts

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More keyboard shortcuts

Postby doctorjames » Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:20 pm

There are various areas of the application where usability would benefit from keyboard shortcuts and navigation, for example:

  • When pressing the DEL key on the currently selected item in the ingredients list you are forced to confirm with the mouse on OS X rather than escape/enter or tabbing and hitting space.
  • It would be extremely useful to activate the search box with a hot key and for it to select whichever is the most sensible section in the sidebar. E.g. when looking at the ingredients list, select "My Ingredients"; when looking at the equipment list, select "My Equipment". Pressing down in the search box should then jump to the top of the list of results and hitting enter on a result should add it to the recipe.
  • Selecting an entry in the Ingredients list with cursor keys and beginning to type a number ought to automatically edit the quantity.
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Re: More keyboard shortcuts

Postby doctorjames » Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:46 pm

More requests for a shortcut for searching the database here: https://www.beertools.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=6988&p=26284&hilit=keyboard#p26284
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Re: More keyboard shortcuts

Postby shaunyasaki » Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:42 am

I would agree with these.

Especially having a search automatically begin when typing while you are in the ingredient tabs. I start to do this intuitively.
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