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Re: [zigzag] Re: [zigzag] gzigzag needs additional command interface
- To: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [zigzag] Re: [zigzag] gzigzag needs additional command interface
- From: Tuomas Lukka <lukka@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2001 08:49:05 +0200
- In-reply-to: <20010301135952.B25394@xxxxxxxxxxx>; from gaia@xxxxxx on Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 01:59:53PM +0200
- Mail-followup-to: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
- References: <20010227221029.A1655@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20010301135952.B25394@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 01:59:53PM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On 20010227T221029-0800, Kevin Turner wrote:
> > But I got myself into a bit of a problem. I found out that the
> > disadvantage of storing all the configuration in the zigzag interface is
> > that if you shear the wrong thing off, you can lose many of your command
> > keys, including "UNDO". Eek!
> > So, my question is, could there be some sort of alternate command
> > interface, perhaps a command line somewhere, where you could type :UNDO
> > regardless of what your current key bindings are? It'd be a lifesaver.
> I just committed to CVS a "panic button": if there is no binding for ESC, it
> will do an undo. I hope it's useful :-)
Umm, that's not right for a true panic button. There must be no ifs,
no conditions. Always the assurance that the one keystroke will give
you a sane state. But the button also should be a bit more complicated.
Something in the manner of ctrl-alt-del, such as ctrl-alt-P (for panic) etc.