[PyKDE] eric3: using the keyboard to move between windows

Detlev Offenbach detlev at die-offenbachs.de
Sun Nov 20 12:03:52 GMT 2005

Am Samstag 19 November 2005 22:59 schrieb Ramon Diaz-Uriarte:
> On 11/19/05, Detlev Offenbach <detlev at die-offenbachs.de> wrote:
> > Am Samstag 19 November 2005 11:48 schrieb Ramon Diaz-Uriarte:
> > > Dear All,
> > >
> > > In eric3, is there a way to use only the keyboard (i.e., no mouse) to
> > > move between windows (e.g., shell, project-browser, editing window)
> > > and between the splits of the editing window? I've been looking
> > > around, but cannot find it.
> > >
> > > If there is no predifined way, is there a way to assign keyboard
> > > shortcuts to these actions? Again, I've not been able to locate these
> > > actions among the keyboard shortcuts under Settings.
> >
> > You may configure them in the keyboard shortcuts settings dialog. They
> > are available in the General category (i.e. Project-Browser,
> > Debug-Browser, Shell, ...).
> Sorry, I must be missing something but when I set a sortcut for, say,
> Project-Browser, all I am able to do is to make the Project browser
> viewable or not, but if I am, say, editing a file, I am not able to
> jump to the Project Browser, I can just make it appear or disappear
> (but I stay all the time at the very same place, the file I am
> editing).

You are absolutely right. I didn't look well enough. That means, there is no 
keyboard shortcut to switch the focus to these windows right now.

> > Currently there is no keyboard action available to switch between the
> > splits. However, I could add it to the wishlist for 3.9. Could you advise
> > a default keyboard binding, that is not jet taken by any other action?
> How about Ctrl + X, O?  (This is more or less copying from Emacs,
> where one can move between windows with this command).

Any non Emacs suggestion?

Detlev Offenbach
detlev at die-offenbachs.de

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