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

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Sat Jan 16 07:35:41 UTC 2021


On 1/15/21 10:59 PM, Joel Kulesza wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 7:46 PM Scott Kostyshak <skostysh at lyx.org
> <mailto:skostysh at lyx.org>> wrote:
>
>     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.
>
>
> Coming from another OS (macOS), I'd expect Ctrl-+ to be zoom in,
> Ctrl-"-" to be zoom out, and Ctrl-0 to be reset zoom (to be the
> corollaries of the idiomatic Cmd-... behavior on macOS).  So, I'd
> support this binding change.

There is the option of having platform-specific bindings.

Riki


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