Re: help wanted, trying out a few ideas for post 0.94
From: Lars Clausen <lars raeder dk>
To: discussions about usage and development of dia <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: help wanted, trying out a few ideas for post 0.94
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 08:42:47 +0200
On Fri, 2004-07-16 at 19:57, anthonym overture com wrote:
> If you are looking into keybindings a couple that I've really wanted
> (and vaguely recall existing at some point), are for Group and Ungroup.
> It seems that I'm often grouping and ungrouping while moving things
> around and hunting through the menu is tedious.
Ctrl-G and Shift-Ctrl-G
> Also, alignment operations might be nice to have in hot keys.
At this point, we are kinda running out.
> One question for the group, is it possible to access alignment operations
> via the python scripting? I'd love to have a keybinding which would do
> the equivalent of aligning 2 objects middle and center. I often do this
> in order to get boxes of text, I'll draw the object, draw the text centered,
> then align center and middle (via many menu dives), finally group them.
As far as I can tell, there no alignment ops in the Python plugin, but
it would certainly not be hard to add.
> If the scripting would allow me to automate this sort of action, or if
> I've completely missed something and there's some easier way to do it
> I'd love to find out.
Take a look at the first four Flowchart objects.
> I think all the keybindings and renamings you mention sound fine.
> Looking forward to more keybindings.