ToolWindow keyboard access

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Posted 8 years ago by Ray Huger
Version: 10.2.0533
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How can I access the controls in the ToolWindow title bar using the keyboard instead of the mouse? If I could just drop down the title bar's context menu I should then be able to scroll to "Float Dock ... Close".

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Posted 8 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Ray,

By default, those controls cannot be accessed via the keyboard. The Shift+Escape key combinitation can be used to close the current ToolWindow. This mimics how Visual Studio works.

In Visual Studio, the other menu items (such as Float, Hide, Dock) are accessible via the Window top-level menu. You would either replicate that, or bind your own key combinations to the given commands.


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Posted 8 years ago by Ray Huger
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FWIW, I have an ActiPro Ribbon instead of a main menu and I think that the tool window should be able to manage itself rather than rely an outsider to poke it.
The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0683) was released 1 month ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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