Missing keyboard shortcut for 'stop'

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Mon Dec 17 10:27:53 UTC 2012

On Sunday 16 December 2012 20:57:59 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Milian Wolff <mail at milianw.de> wrote:
> > On Saturday 15 December 2012 14:09:31 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> it seems the keyboard shortcut (and configurability) for the Stop
> >> action has been removed. Before investigating why, I wanted to
> >> double-check wether this was maybe done intentionally? The default of
> >> using Escape caused some grief for me too, but at least one could
> >> configure to something thats used less often accidentally.
> > 
> > can't remember anything like that - probably a regression :(
> I think its not a regression, but rather a problem of the action
> itself. The action is actually a KActionMenu and I think thats why the
> shortcut dialog does not show it. I'd like to move the action away
> from Esc since I end up hitting that often once too much when trying
> to escape out of the kate search bar. As it is, the only way I see
> this to happen is introduce a "Stop All" action with the Shortcut and
> have a "Stop Jobs" KActionMenu which lists all the jobs and does
> nothing itself. This means instead of the single entry we have now
> there's be two menu and toolbar entries. Or alternatively someone
> dives into kdelibs trying to figure out why the shortcuts dialog does
> not allow to configure a shortcut for KActionMenu.
> Thoughts?

I'd personally also like to introduce the ESC key in more places (and already 
did afaik). Personally, I seldomly want to quit a job in KDevelop, but very 
often want to "get out" of a GUI element (quickopen, rename/new file, kate 
cli, ...).

So +1 from me.

Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
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