[REQ]: "Next/Previous Window" in Window menu

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[REQ]: "Next/Previous Window" in Window menu

Post by helmut »

Now that we have folder tabs, it's important that people know that Ctrl+Tab pages through the windows and Ctrl+Shift+Tab pages backwards through the pages.

We surely can put this information into the list of short cuts in the Online doco, but I have another idea:

The menu "Window" could have to extra menu entries:

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Previous Window Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Next Window Ctrl+Tab
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This would be a simple but effective enhancement, I think. For those cases and users without folder tabs, the menu items don't make much sense, but the disadvantage is minimal.
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Post by Dreamer »

I agree.

BTW there is also another key to switch the tabs - F8.
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Post by helmut »

Dreamer wrote:I agree.

BTW there is also another key to switch the tabs - F8.
Good to know about the F8 key. But I'd espect Shift-F8 to switch backwards, perhaps this can be added.
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Post by Dreamer »

helmut wrote:Good to know about the F8 key. But I'd espect Shift-F8 to switch backwards, perhaps this can be added.
Yes, I agree.
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helmut wrote:
Dreamer wrote:I agree.

BTW there is also another key to switch the tabs - F8.
Good to know about the F8 key. But I'd espect Shift-F8 to switch backwards, perhaps this can be added.
We have F9 for switching Views (Detail/Icons/...). Perhaps Shift-F9 should switch backwards. And the same thing could be done for layouts (not sure whether there is a function key).

That would be intuitive, I think.
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Post by Dreamer »

helmut wrote:We have F9 for switching Views (Detail/Icons/...). Perhaps Shift-F9 should switch backwards.
I agree, but more important are custom vi... never mind (just kidding :wink: )
helmut wrote:And the same thing could be done for layouts (not sure whether there is a function key).
OK, but not F10 or F4. Layouts are not so important.
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Re: [REQ]: "Next/Previous Window" in Window menu

Post by ckit »

helmut wrote:Now that we have folder tabs, it's important that people know that Ctrl+Tab pages through the windows and Ctrl+Shift+Tab pages backwards through the pages.

We surely can put this information into the list of short cuts in the Online doco, but I have another idea:

The menu "Window" could have to extra menu entries:

------------------------------------------
Previous Window Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Next Window Ctrl+Tab
------------------------------------------

This would be a simple but effective enhancement, I think. For those cases and users without folder tabs, the menu items don't make much sense, but the disadvantage is minimal.
I support this.
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