Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Ask for help and post your question on how to use XnView MP.

Moderators: XnTriq, xnview

Post Reply
smallwood13
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:40 am

Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by smallwood13 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:46 am

Hello, I'm trying to set up custom keyboard shortcuts, but they don't work. For example I setup "f" for full screen and "Space" for Next file, but nothing happened. Default shortcuts continue working (F11 for full screen), but not new ones.

Image

User avatar
helmut
Posts: 8153
Joined: Sun Oct 12, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by helmut » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:22 am

The shortcuts are divided by modes: Browser mode and View mode. From what I can see, you have specified shortcuts for Browser mode, i.e. these shortcuts will work in browser mode, only. Is this perhaps the problem?
shortcuts_viewmode.png

smallwood13
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:40 am

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by smallwood13 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:35 am

You are right, thank you!

cday
XnThusiast
Posts: 2066
Joined: Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:45 am
Location: Cheltenham, U.K.

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by cday » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:54 am

helmut wrote:The shortcuts are divided by modes: Browser mode and View mode
Wouldn't it be better if the Interface > Shortcuts design was similar to that for Interface > Toolbar, if that is possible?

Image_1.jpg

User avatar
helmut
Posts: 8153
Joined: Sun Oct 12, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by helmut » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:05 am

cday wrote:
helmut wrote:The shortcuts are divided by modes: Browser mode and View mode
Wouldn't it be better if the Interface > Shortcuts design was similar to that for Interface > Toolbar, if that is possible?
+1 Yes, atm definining a shortcut for the wrong mode can happen very easily, which is no good.

User avatar
MARK2580
Posts: 11
Joined: Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:22 am

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by MARK2580 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:42 am

Two years have passed, and the problem still remains. If you assign one button to a function, it DOES NOT WORK. If you assign a combination then WORKS. But I need exactly one button.

User avatar
xnview
Author of XnView
Posts: 31261
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2003 7:31 am
Location: France
Contact:

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by xnview » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:36 pm

MARK2580 wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:42 am
Two years have passed, and the problem still remains. If you assign one button to a function, it DOES NOT WORK. If you assign a combination then WORKS. But I need exactly one button.
which shortcut?
Pierre.

User avatar
MARK2580
Posts: 11
Joined: Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:22 am

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by MARK2580 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 pm

xnview wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:36 pm
MARK2580 wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:42 am
Two years have passed, and the problem still remains. If you assign one button to a function, it DOES NOT WORK. If you assign a combination then WORKS. But I need exactly one button.
which shortcut?
Any. For example, from the beginning I wanted to assign F3 to open the batch conversion dialog. Then to check that it really does not work, I changed the rename function from F2 to F3 and it did not work until I returned F2 by default.

User avatar
xnview
Author of XnView
Posts: 31261
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2003 7:31 am
Location: France
Contact:

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by xnview » Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:50 am

F3/F4 are assigned to OpenWith, F12 About, F2 rename, F7 new folder, F5 refresh, F11 fullscreen and can't be changed
Pierre.

User avatar
MARK2580
Posts: 11
Joined: Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:22 am

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by MARK2580 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:02 pm

xnview wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:50 am
F3/F4 are assigned to OpenWith, F12 About, F2 rename, F7 new folder, F5 refresh, F11 fullscreen and can't be changed
Why, then, is there a function to change these hot keys if you cannot change them ? Don't you think this is stupid ?
Those. judging by your answer, I can not assign anything to F3 ?

User avatar
xnview
Author of XnView
Posts: 31261
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2003 7:31 am
Location: France
Contact:

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by xnview » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:04 am

MARK2580 wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:02 pm
xnview wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:50 am
F3/F4 are assigned to OpenWith, F12 About, F2 rename, F7 new folder, F5 refresh, F11 fullscreen and can't be changed
Why, then, is there a function to change these hot keys if you cannot change them ? Don't you think this is stupid ?
Those. judging by your answer, I can not assign anything to F3 ?
I'm wrong, you can change them. Only F3/F4 can't be changed
Pierre.

User avatar
MARK2580
Posts: 11
Joined: Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:22 am

Re: Custom keyboard shortcuts don't work

Post by MARK2580 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:20 am

xnview wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:04 am
I'm wrong, you can change them. Only F3/F4 can't be changed
Okay, this is still strange. But then I managed to install batch processing on F6.

Post Reply