[PyKDE] Eric: undinding Ctrl-U?

Detlev Offenbach detlev at die-offenbachs.de
Sun Oct 24 10:26:05 BST 2004

Am Samstag, 23. Oktober 2004 20:08 schrieb Nicola Larosa:
> The "official" key combos used to indent and unindent a line or block in
> Eric are Ctrl-I and Ctrl-U.
> The underlying ScITE engine binds Ctrl-U to lowercase and Shift-Ctrl-U to
> uppercase transforms: therefore, while the latter is still accessible, the
> former is not anymore in Eric. Such transforms are often valuable, as when
> working with languages like SQL.
> At the same time, most other editors use Tab and Shift-Tab to
> indent/unindent code, and they also work in Eric already; by the way,
> Ctrl-I is treated the same as the Tab key in most systems.
> Is there any drawback to freeing the Ctrl-U binding and recover its use for
> lowercase transforms, leaving the already working Tab and Shift-Tab to
> indent/unindent code in Eric? I realize that key bindings are often close
> to one's heart, and not an easy subject to discuss; nonetheless, this looks
> like one of those cases of all gain and very little loss.

There is the capability to redefine the keyboard mapping. So feel free to 
change it to your liking.

Detlev Offenbach
detlev at die-offenbachs.de

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