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#1 2012-02-27 16:47:10

SammysHP
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From: Celle, Germany
Registered: 2012-02-27
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JOSM (latest) unusable with new shortcuts

For a few days JOSM is unusable for me. They changed some shortcuts because of conflicts. But now I have to press Alt+Shift+1 to get the tag editor (plugin), it was t before. Move my hand to ESC to unselect, it was u before. I pressed these keys every 2-5 seconds (a, click, click, click, t, edit tags, u, click...). That was possible without moving the hand on the keyboard. Now I have to type strange combinations. Argh...

Sorry, had to express some of my frustrations...

PS: I'm a software developer, too. I know that there are some decisions that don't make users happy, but this is a real problem because I'm used to this keys after the last years.

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#2 2012-03-01 17:38:35

bastik
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Registered: 2011-08-05
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Re: JOSM (latest) unusable with new shortcuts

Assign custom shortcuts in the preferences; this shouldn't be too hard.

There has been a major shortcut rework recently. This will not be reverted completely, but you can discuss individual key bindings and suggest better alternatives on the josm mailing list or josm bug tracker.

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#3 2012-03-01 21:20:37

SammysHP
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Re: JOSM (latest) unusable with new shortcuts

It was not possible the configure an own key-map when I wrote my post. At least not for functions like unselect or for plugins.

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#4 2012-03-13 14:52:31

bastik
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Re: JOSM (latest) unusable with new shortcuts

It should be possible to remap most of the shortcuts including unselect and plugins. Please write a bug report on josm.openstreetmap.de if you miss anything in the shortcut list.

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