[Cin] [spam?] Re: Looking into minimal alternative Shortcuts

Phyllis Smith phylsmith2017 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 16:25:03 CEST 2020

Georgy, THANK YOU VERY MUCH for stating what we should not be "doing
something because that is what everyone else does".  Because if we all did
everything the same then we would all be driving Volkswagens instead of
driving what makes the most sense for us.  We are only looking into the
possibility of providing a workaround for mostly new users as it is already
such a large learning curve to use Cinelerra.

On Mon, Sep 7, 2020 at 5:42 AM Georgy Salnikov via Cin <
cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Sep 2020, Rafa Mar Multimedia en Gnu\Linux via Cin wrote:
> > As Igor indicates, I also think that a single option to save would be
> > better, it could be like that.
> >
> > Save         s or Ctrl-s
> > > Undo         z or Ctrl-z
> I would say, it is quite usual for a complex professional program (not some
> kind of Office or web browser which uses everybody, but a program which
> performs some rather particular task) - to have its own set of shortcuts.
> Such a set of shortcuts may be chosen not from the reasons of similarity to
> that of MS-Office or whatever, but from the reasons of conveniency and
> effectiveness of working with **this particular program**!
> For example, I have to use a program CCPNMR, to do a very complex process
> of
> NMR signals assignment in big organic molecules. The shortcut for 'Save' in
> this program is not 's', and not 'Ctrl-s', but surprisingly 'Shift-S'!
> To me, what for one must press two keys, Ctrl and 's', or Ctrl and 'z', if
> it is possible to press a single key 's' or 'z'? OK, it is not acceptable
> for a text processor, where 's' and 'z' means insert the corresponding
> letter, but why not for a video or photo editor where one does not input
> letters?
> I'd say, a possibility to configure different sets of shortcuts could look
> beautiful, but definition of shortculs most similar to that used in office
> software should not be a goal of highest priority...
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