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Keyboard support in web-interface #242
Currently web-interface does not have a special keyboard support other than the default one provided by browser. Moreover an extra code was written to prevent browser of processing Enter-keys (#237).
This issue is about improving keyboard support which includes:
Question to all users: do we need keyboard shortcuts for other things?
I think one-key-shortcuts are bad. For example in Firefox direct typing means "search on page". In NZBGet we also have a search box at the top of the page. One-key-shortcuts should not work when the search box is focused.
I don't know which key combinations are best for web pages, since different OS have different standards for shortcuts. Will need to learn best practices.
Any advice will be appreciated.
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Nov 20, 2016
Article J, K, or How to choose keyboard shortcuts for web applications has good tips.
Basically web-apps should use only single letters as shortcuts to avoid conflicts with browser shortcuts. I allowed me also usage of
Implemented shortcuts in NZBGet
See new wiki-page Keyboard shortcuts for details.