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Old 20.11.2012, 14:46
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Default Shortcuts / hotkeys in JDownloader (e.g. to switch between downloadlist/linkgrabber)

Sorry If this has already come up I did a search and couldn't find anything relevant to JD2.

Are shortcuts on the roadmap for JD2? I know they came up several times and were going to be implemented in JD1 but never were. Without shortcuts JD suffers greatly as all the submenus are very clunky to use via mouse.

Shortcuts are really important for any program and make workflow faster and less frustrating/fatiguing. It's also worth mention that for some disabled users shortcuts can make using programs easier or even possible.

If it helps I'd be happy to put together a proposed shortcut layout for JD2.


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Old 22.11.2012, 01:51
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You can see and define all (possible) Shortcuts in the Settings.
It's the small Point "Professional Settings" (Or similair, I'm using German language). It's the Point with the exclamation mark in a red triangle.
Scroll down until you reach the point "ShortcutSettings.*" while * means the action you want to use.
"null" means undefined
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Old 24.11.2012, 12:33
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Cool but it's missing loads of shortcuts. Here's the one's I'd like to see in there:

Switch to Downloads Tab
Switch to Linkgrabber Tab
Switch to Settings Tab
Enable
Disable
Rename
Move Item Up
Move Item Down
Expand Item
Collapse Item
Move To New Package
Set Download Directory
Set Download Password
Clean Up All Links


Any chance we can get these implemented?
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Old 25.11.2012, 21:47
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Will be done in JD2!

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Old 26.11.2012, 02:23
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what psp means is before stable release....
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Old 27.11.2012, 18:42
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Cool thanks, What do you mean "before stable realease"?
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Old 28.11.2012, 01:28
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As in... JD2 is in beta state currently, before it makes it to the final state (stable) things like keyboard shortcuts will need to be done. For example we are wanting to make them user definable.
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Old 14.01.2014, 14:49
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I ask because it's over a year now since the last response here.
Is there any way to add shortcuts like start downloads? I only found a config named "org.jdownloader.gui.shortcuts.ShortcutSettings.json" but it isn't directly linked to the keys in the advanced settings.
Alternatively, is there a possibility to add new keys for yourself in the advanced settings?
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Hi,

Yes, you can customize the shortcuts.
For example:
Do right click at downloads/linkbrabber tab → open menu manager
and customize the available buttons

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Old 14.01.2014, 18:44
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Thank you! This option is also to be found in User Interface, where I never searched
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No problem, thanks for the feedback

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Old 18.11.2014, 08:22
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Hi,

ich vermisse leider noch immer die Möglichkeit die Tabs mittels Tastatur umzuschalten.

Wird das noch in absehbarer Zeit eingebaut?
Da ich recht viel mit der Tastatur erledige, wäre das echt hilfreich.

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Old 15.07.2022, 12:43
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Question Keyboard shortcuts for Downloads/Linkgrabber tabs?

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Yes, you can customize the shortcuts.
Do right click at downloads/linkbrabber tab → open menu manager
and customize the available buttons
Doesn't work in latest (july 15, 2022) MacOS version of JDownloader2. Right click on tab does not open the menu manager.

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This option is also to be found in User Interface, where I never searched
But where? I searched and didn't find it :-(

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ich vermisse leider noch immer die Möglichkeit die Tabs mittels Tastatur umzuschalten.
Da ich recht viel mit der Tastatur erledige, wäre das echt hilfreich.
Same here.
How do you switch between Downloads tab and Linkgrabber tab with the keyboard?
I didn't find keyboard shortcuts for these tabs. I would prefer cmd-1 and cmd-2.

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Old 15.07.2022, 12:45
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Doesn't work in latest (july 15, 2022) MacOS version of JDownloader.
Please describe, which action you've tried to modify and which shortcut combination you've tried to use and provide a log:

Please post your log-ID here | bitte poste deine Log-ID hier.

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Please describe, which action you've tried to modify
I tried to right-click / cmd-click / ctrl-click / option-click etc.pp on the Downloads and Linkgrabber tab to open the menu manager as Lram32 suggested. No matter which modifier key(s) I pressed when clicking, never anything at all happened.

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and which shortcut combination you've tried to use
Exactly that is the problem. I didn't know which shortcut to press to switch between the Downloads and Linkgrabber tab via keyboard, because there is no visible clue anywhere, and I didn't find a setting where I could set or modify such keyboard shortcut.

But 5 minutes ago, I found this posting: https://board.jdownloader.org/showpo...10&postcount=6
in a thread from 12 years ago where drbits wrote:
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Thus, Ctrl-tab should move between Tabs
so I tried ctrl-tab (which is unusual for MacOS) and IT WORKS. Wow, I finally can switch tabs via keyboard, after several years using JD2...

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Old 15.07.2022, 13:52
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I tried to right-click / cmd-click / ctrl-click / option-click etc.pp on the Downloads and Linkgrabber tab to open the menu manager as Lram32 suggested. No matter which modifier key(s) I pressed when clicking, never anything at all happened.
So your problem is that you cannot find/open the menu manager in the first place?
Rightlick anywhere in the linkgrabber- or download-tab --> Click on "Open menu manager"
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so I tried ctrl-tab (which is unusual for MacOS) and IT WORKS. Wow, I finally can switch tabs via keyboard, after several years using JD2...
Well you could have also asked us earlier...
EDIT
Which combination is more common for MacOS?
I'm not a Mac user...
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Well you could have also asked us earlier...
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Which combination is more common for MacOS?
I'm not a Mac user...
In most apps, it is option-cmd-arrows (right and left arrows). But you can usually overwrite these with (standard MacOS) Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts (either/both individually for this one app or for all apps). This works by MacOS looking for a menu command with the text "Show Next Tab" or "Show previous Tab", and then swivelling the keyboard shortcut. You do not even need to end and relaunch the app - shortcut swivelling works while apps are running. Unfortunately this doesn't work with Java apps, because they're not using the system menus.
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OK, so I searched the menu manager for setting the keyboard shortcut to switch between tabs (Downloads & Linkgrabber) - but I only found lots of options for menus and items inside these tabs, and not for the tab headers themselves.
Where can you go one level up to set preferences for the tabs inside the main window?

When I right-click into the toolbar above the tabbar, I can open the "Toolbar manager".
Right-clicking the tabbar does not show a contextual menu.

At the bottom, there is a button with screwdriver&wrench icon which opens a contextual menu (right click doesn't work here) with an item "Customize this bottom panel" (which probably should be renamed to "Bottombar manager" to be consistent with the other managers).

Where can you configure the tabs?

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Where can you configure the tabs?
Afaik you can't.
You can only configure hotkeys for actions visible inside menus/context menu.
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I tried to right-click / cmd-click / ctrl-click / option-click etc.pp on the Downloads and Linkgrabber tab to open the menu manager as Lram32 suggested. No matter which modifier key(s) I pressed when clicking, never anything at all happened.
@MarcS: You can also open the menu editors via Settings->User Interface -> Menus and Toolbars
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