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jporkkahtc

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Keyboard oddity while on the Slickedit command line
« on: August 10, 2016, 10:37:23 pm »
Press ESC to get tot he Slickedit command line.


Press ctrl-tab. This changes which buffer has focus, but doesn't close the command line.
Also while the command line is active, pageup/pagedown navigates in the active buffer.


Some keys fall thru from the command line editor to the active buffer, and some don't.


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Re: Keyboard oddity while on the Slickedit command line
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2016, 10:47:48 pm »
Are there any additional keys you want to fall through? Commands that can operate on the command line will always operate on the command line.

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Re: Keyboard oddity while on the Slickedit command line
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2016, 11:05:07 pm »
No, it seems odd that any fall thru - except for things like Alt+<Menu>.


I'm sure there is a reason, but apparently random stuff falls thru, such as Alt+L (cut-sentence)
OIC -- Alt+<KEY> is passed even if it isn't a menu.


Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End are passed too.

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Re: Keyboard oddity while on the Slickedit command line
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2016, 12:11:15 am »
This is very intentional. Primarily it's used to go to the top of the buffer or switch window before running some command. I use it all the time.