On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 12:25:40AM +0200,  Marc A. Lehmann  wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 11:29:30AM +0200, Jakub Steiner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > If you think of the 'dynamic shortcuts' preference as an alternative to
> > shortcut editor you will probably see it's not much of a workaround. You
> > activate it and are working in shortcut learning mode. You turn it off
> > once you're done with assigning shortcuts.
> Unfortunately, many people (like me) actually use them for dynamic
> shortcuts, and having to enable/disable it everytime you reassign
> keybindings makes the feature useless. Essentially the "dynamic" part of
> the feature got severly limited.
> Sure, "if" you think that way it's fine... but not everybody thinks in
> statically assigned keybindings, I often reassign keys dynamically in
> vi or use macros, the same is true for gimp. Of course, I am not such a
> power user that gimp should be specifically re-written for my (possibly
> exceptional) taste.
> While I don't understand *exactly* the issues, I am not arguing from
> the point of "the design is broken" but from a point of "a very useful
> feature now became rather limited". It might be possible that there is no
> current solution since mnemonics and dynamic shortcuts simply cannot be
> made to harmonize. I just wanted to say that it's a useful feature, and
> it *should* be supported. If it is dangerous to use or if it cannot be
> supported in the 1.2 way, so be it...

So simply turn on the preference and leave it enabled all the time. It's
back to the 1.2 behavior, modulo the mnemonics clashing. Perhaps there
should be a pref for disabling the mnemonics, but the defaults should
stay as is.

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