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Re: [zigzag] Re: [zigzag] gzigzag needs additional command interface

On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 01:59:53PM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On 20010227T221029-0800, Kevin Turner wrote:
> > But I got myself into a bit of a problem.  I found out that the
> > disadvantage of storing all the configuration in the zigzag interface is
> > that if you shear the wrong thing off, you can lose many of your command
> > keys, including "UNDO".  Eek!
> > 
> > So, my question is, could there be some sort of alternate command
> > interface, perhaps a command line somewhere, where you could type :UNDO
> > regardless of what your current key bindings are?  It'd be a lifesaver.
> I just committed to CVS a "panic button": if there is no binding for ESC, it
> will do an undo.  I hope it's useful :-)

Umm, that's not right for a true panic button. There must be no ifs, 
no conditions. Always the assurance that the one keystroke will give
you a sane state. But the button also should be a bit more complicated.
Something in the manner of ctrl-alt-del, such as ctrl-alt-P (for panic) etc.