Feedback required: double click in tables

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Zini
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Re: Feedback required: double click in tables

Post by Zini » 27 Oct 2014, 10:08

Okay, done.

The default configuration is:
- double click: edit in place
- shift double click: open dialogue subview
- ctrl double click: open view
- shift-ctrl double click: open dialogue subview and then close the table subview

I think this is a reasonable default that will match the workflow of many people. But of course everyone is free to remap these functions.

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Re: Feedback required: double click in tables

Post by Chris » 27 Oct 2014, 21:00

Zini wrote:- double click: edit in place
Double-click is generally used to open a new window/tab for more in-depth work in most apps. Inline/in-place editing is usually done by single-clicking an already-highlighted entry.

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Re: Feedback required: double click in tables

Post by Zini » 28 Oct 2014, 11:15

I don't remember having ever seen this behaviour and certainly none of the applications I have currently on my system behave that way.

Besides, that sounds like serious trouble. What do you do if you want to edit a cell that is currently not selected? Click it once to select it, wait to avoid triggering a double click and then click it again? That's just asking for trouble.

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Re: Feedback required: double click in tables

Post by Greendogo » 28 Oct 2014, 23:53

I've seen that specific behavior somewhere before, Windows renaming works that way.

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Re: Feedback required: double click in tables

Post by cc9cii » 29 Oct 2014, 06:56

Isn't Chris talking about the behaviour such as the search bar (e.g. firefox), excel spreadsheet, etc where you click and start entering data?

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