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

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at lyx.org
Sat Jan 16 02:46:06 UTC 2021

On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 08:27:23PM -0500, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> 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.

I think I would support changing the bindings to be more consistent with other applications. I forget why we have things the way they are.

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