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momentary hand and zoom tools

Post by clay » Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:50 am

Is it possible to momentarily switch to the hand or zoom tool?

For instance, in numerous other programs you can momentarily switch to the hand tool when you press and hold the space bar. Likewise, ctrl+space bar works for the zoom tool. After you are done with the hand or zoom tool, you just release the keys and the tool reverts back to what you were using before.

Is this functionality possible?

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Re: momentary hand and zoom tools

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:32 am

As far as I know it is planned, but not available yet.

Meanwhile you can customise the shortcuts — I have assigned "T" to the text select tool, and Ctrl Space to the Hand tool.

Right-click on a toolbar to customise them. In the customise dialogue, switch to the Commands tab. Select the command, and edit its properties.

For now, I have assigned F11 to Customise to quickly open that dialogue for editing commands and toolbars. Fullscreen mode is also not available yet.

Most of the features from the Viewer have now been carried over to the Editor, but a few remain to be done. There are, of course, also a lot of things found only in the Editor. Check out my review page, which was originally written for the Viewer, but updated for the Editor.
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Re: momentary hand and zoom tools

Post by clay » Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:43 am

Thanks Bhikkhu, I have also set keyboard shortcuts for these tools, but momentary switching would be more useful and quicker. Good to hear it is planned.

Should be noted for others that the menu that appears when you right-click on the toolbar is useless, at least for me and a few others that have posted about the problem. I have also brought this bug up in other posts on this forum. Getting to the 'customize dialog' through the Edit>Toolbars menu is the only thing that works for me.

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Re: momentary hand and zoom tools

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:44 pm

Hi Clay,

Glad that you got the original issue sorted with the shortcuts. As for the customization menu - this might happen when you have "Fade or slide menus into view" checkbox under Windows' Visual Effects turned off. Please write to our support e-mail and we will send you instructions how to turn it on.

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Re: momentary hand and zoom tools

Post by clay » Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:20 am

Thanks Stefan,
Turning on the "Fade of slide menus into view" worked.

Cheers,
Clay

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Re: momentary hand and zoom tools

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:47 pm

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