Re: ta 4.0 changes in hg

From: Patrick <patrick.mcmor....at.gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 22:32:35 -0700 (PDT)

Minor issue,

In windows 7 the Next View shortcut is Ctrl + Alt + Tab but this is
already taken in window for the task switcher (same goes for throwing
in shift).

On Aug 3, 10:28 pm, Patrick <patrick.mcmor....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> On my Mac I think I would prefer that it behave more like a Mac app
> than a unix app.
>
> Specifically, this would mean using all of the typical mappings as
> well as showing the special apple symbol in the menus instead of a
> letter (same goes for alt).  I'm also not a huge fan of editors that
> force any set of key mapping onto users and forces them to learn them
> to be productive.  Some editors are nice in that they let you remap
> things but that is pretty much enough work that will make me lose
> interest before I finish.  I'd rather see key mappings themed more
> like color schemes.  I think Textpad does a very good job of this, in
> the editor preferences you can set a "keystroke compatibility" option
> to "Microsoft Applications" etc.  This makes it easier for new users
> to switch over to TA.
>
> On Jul 29, 3:40 pm, mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
>
> > A HUGE "thank you" to Robert for infinitely better code for putting
> > key shortcuts in the menus. Now "keys.conf" and "keys.osx.conf" are no
> > longer required!
>
> > Changes are in hg.
>
> > mitchell
>
> > On Jul 18, 12:16 am, mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net> wrote:
>
> > > Hi,
>
> > > The 4.0 changes have been pushed to hg and are now available. *You will
> > > need to recompile ta to use the new menu code*. Please see the migration
> > > page[1] on what is new. I have not updated the language modules on
> > > Bitbucket so they will not work properly until you set the correct keys
> > > prefix. See the cpp and lua modules for more information.
>
> > > Please treat this as "pre-beta". It is highly subject to change until the
> > > beta next month. However, I've been testing and tweaking the code for
> > > about at week now and I'm pretty happy with it. I would appreciate brave
> > > souls to test it and give feedback so that hopefully only one beta will be
> > > necessary before official 4.0. Please let me know of any bugs, duplicate
> > > menu mnemonics, or any egregious errors or omissions.
>
> > > Unfortunately Mac OSX users cannot compile and test this because I had to
> > > modify some ige-macintegration code and it is vital for stability.
>
> > > DO NOT hg pull from a production 3.9 ta install because it WILL BREAK.
> > > Only pull latest hg for 4.0 testing.
>
> > > [1]:http://caladbolg.net/textadeptwiki/index.php?n=Main.Migrating4
>
> > > mitchell
>
Received on Thu 04 Aug 2011 - 01:32:35 EDT

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