trevor on 09 Sep, 2009 08:23 PM
I've become seriously annoyed with all of the additional windows
and the inadvertent command-w has bitten once or twice too.
First of all, a little ease to your pain: use the
esc key to dismiss the image auxiliary windows.
The next feature release of Propane will include a reworked
'view paste' window to behave like an auxiliary window (escape
I'm also working on a rewritten interface for historic chats - a
single window will contain the transcript listing, (server) search
results, plus any full-day transcripts you open.
It strikes me that maybe I should consider redefining the
hotkeys to make it that much harder to close chats... something
like command-shift-w to close the whole chat window and
command-shift-c to close the chat (command-w would still close
It's non-standard, but it would be a lot less rude.
By the way, thanks for taking the time to tell me about UX
failures like this - knowing how often you accidentally close a
chat really helps to frame the issue.