Hotkey Command+Q on Mac

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schube
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Hotkey Command+Q on Mac

Post by schube »

CTRL+Q and ALT+Q are important Hotkeys in OpenRA.
Unfortunately, COMMAND+Q exits OpenRA immediately, because COMMAND+Q is the system wide "Quit application" hotkey on Mac.

So it happend to me several times, that I wanted to execute CTRL/ALT+Q, but instead used COMMAND+Q by mistake.

Could you guys please add an additional confirmation box ("Do you really want to quit?") so the user can click "cancel".

Thank you!

PS: I love OpenRA, thank you so much for it!

monx
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Re: Hotkey Command+Q on Mac

Post by monx »

Surprised there are no responses here. This is a good idea!

dbox
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Re: Hotkey Command+Q on Mac

Post by dbox »

This is really a problem and as the numbers 1+2 are right above the Q i managed to close the game down many times because of this, I presume a lot of people aren't on Macs

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Punsho
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Re: Hotkey Command+Q on Mac

Post by Punsho »

I reported a related issue on github https://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA/issues/17039

Therapist
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Re: Hotkey Command+Q on Mac

Post by Therapist »

System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts. Click +, application: OpenRa, Menu Title: Quit Red Alert, keyboard shortcut: [Whatever you want]

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