Browser - quick filter - change shortcuts

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Browser - quick filter - change shortcuts

Post by user0 »

XnViewMP 1.6.1 64bit
Windows11 (22H2), display resolution 3840x2160, win scaling 150%

Browser - quick filter
few issues with default shortcuts:
  • CTRL+F - 'Advanced search' dialog
    this is not what you would normally expect if you see a 'Quick Filter' in the top right corner
  • CTRL+Y - 'Quick filter'
    this is standard shortcut for Redo and there must be very strong reasons for changing standard shortcuts

Suggestion A
improve usability by
  • remove CTRL+Y shortcut as there is no Redo action in Browser mode
  • change CTRL+F shortcut to focus on 'Quick filter' control
  • add CTRL+SHIFT+F shortcut for 'Advanced search' dialog
  • add '...' button to the 'Quick filter' that will invoke 'Advanced search' dialog
    it can be combined with triangle button to show dropdown with 'Quick filter' settings

Suggestion B
I think it would be better to slightly adjust filter's positioning/targeting from 'simplified/normal' to 'normal/advanced' by:
  • rename 'Quick filter' control to 'Filter'
  • rename 'Search' dialog to 'Advanced search'

  • Capture One

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