[Windows] Remove the default binding between buffer-zoom and Alt+0

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Sat Jan 16 01:27:23 UTC 2021

On 1/15/21 3:57 PM, Yuriy Skalko wrote:
>> However, by default, in LyX, this has a very problematic side-effect:
>> Alt+0
>> resets the zoom level to zero. Personally, I know how to configure this
>> shortcut, but newcomers may be left puzzled (and leave completely).
>> Moreover, it's more common to use Ctrl+0 to reset the zoom level, at
>> least
>> on Windows: most Web browsers do it (at least Firefox, Chrome, and
>> IE), all
>> Microsoft Office programs. It does not work for LibreOffice or
>> Notepad++.
>> I would propose to change the default binding to Ctrl+0, as it's more
>> common (although not ubiquitous), and this would fix the problem of
>> changing zoom when you try to insert a character.
>> What do you think of this?
> There are also zooming shortcuts Alt+"+", Alt+"-". To be consistent
> these should also use Ctrl. But Ctrl+"-" is already bound to
> Hyphenation Point insert. Is it OK to rebind it to Alt+"-"?

I'm pretty used to it as it is. I'm not sure we need to worry too much
about consistency here, though I'll be interested to hear what others
have to say.


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