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esc key for selection tool VW2017

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Hi there,

I want to setup an new workspace, but I cannot switch f.e. from the drawing-tools to the selection arrow by pressing 'esc'.

I have an old workspace which is that working this way. I think the problem is that i cant set 'esc' as shortcut in the workspace editor.


can anybode help me?


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This is normally X by default, Esc Esc can and usually is the key mapping to exit symbols and groups.

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yeah i know, but why is it working in the old workspace?

we are all drawing like this and the X key is for X-ray in the office. Could there a posibility to edit the workspace manually with textedit f.e.?

I cant find the part for the selection tool there.



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does anyone know how to edit the workspace code?

i try to find the selectiontool in the code of the workspace file *.vww, but its hard to unterstand the code. I found out, that the shortcut are written with keyboard-codes in ascii like here:




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tools > migration manager > migrate your old workspace, the one where 'esc' key works for getting back to selection tool, and work with that workspace to modify other aspects and make it current... the old 'esc' key shortcut migrates well... :)

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