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|ID||Project||Category||View Status||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0027987||2.x IDE Suggestions||[All Projects] General||Public||2017-10-05 12:20||2018-07-31 14:20|
|Reporter||Sam Cumming||Assigned To|
|Summary||0027987: Suggestion: Recent Windows: Add keyboard navigation of Recent Windows|
|Description||It would be good if we could quickly navigate through the windows stored in Recent Windows using a couple of keyboard commands.|
For example, pressing Alt+RightArrow, would navigate down the list of Recent Windows, then pressing Enter would focus the selected window. Alt+LeftArrow would do the opposite.
This would encourage more usage of Recent Windows, and improve IDE usability.
|Steps To Reproduce||N/A|
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||Updated description to remove 'no need to press enter' suggestion.|
While not against this, it would require a "global" set of keys, available everywhere in the IDE that doesn't clash with anything.
What we should probably have, is a way to "pick" the Recent Windows window quickly (which would only require 1 key), and then use cursor keys and enter to select.
So something like "CTRL+SHIFT+R" to set focus to the recent windows dialog, and then allow cursor keys + enter to work.
||If you click in the recent windows list, then you can use the arrow keys fine to navigate up/down the list, but whilst Enter/space visually select an entry, they don't actually trigger an open/navigate to the resource.|