KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

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KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

Post by RightPaddock » 2013 Sep 12, 05:19

Is there an easy way to define a keyboard shortcut to pin/unpin Preview pane in version 2.4 - if not any suggestions on how I could do it

An item in xplorer2's context menu would be acceptable - both would be even better

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Re: KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

Post by nikos » 2013 Sep 12, 06:11

there is no such keyboard shortcut. The autohide feature is really meant for mouse use (hovering over the button, having it as drag-drop target etc). If you want purely keyboard use, then you can use the existing shortcuts to turn panes on/off (instead of autohiding)

once autohidden, you can use the normal Ctr+Tab etc keyboard shortcuts to jump in a pane, thereby making it show

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Re: KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

Post by RightPaddock » 2013 Sep 12, 07:41

Image nikos

But I don't want to play 'hide and seek' with it, I want to play 'show and tell' - I think you misunderstood what I wanted

But I have discovered that what I want exists - its the View->Lock viewer menu item.

Initially I couldn't work out what was it doing, but what it does is EXACTLY what I want. So I can give it a keyboard shortcut and I can put it in the context menu

Maybe I am using in a way that you didn't envisage - not the first time that would have happened - so for chrissakes don't change it :lol:

:oops: I've just discovered it's in 1.8 - dang - I could have been using it like forever :shock:

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Re: KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

Post by nikos » 2013 Sep 12, 12:32

so no reason for you to upgrade yet ;)

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Re: KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

Post by profess » 2013 Sep 12, 15:41

Live life...

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Re: KB Shortcut to pin/unpin Preview

Post by RightPaddock » 2013 Sep 12, 20:09

nikos wrote:so no reason for you to upgrade yet ;)
@nikos, Au contraire, mon frère. Having the details pane under my side-by-side list panes gave me the impetus to consider an upgrade, but it was the ability to dock a pinned preview pane alongside it that really compelled me to cash in some Greek gilts ;)
@profess , its only taken me 2,821 days to find it, where do I send the three koala stamps and a feather for your cap. :party:

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