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jarome wrote: ↑
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:16 pm
The dialog box bug is even more important to me...
This is Bug #2027 "Mac: cannot use keyboard "Return" to accept a corrected legalized filename in Export Multiple"
This is listed as a high priority bug at P2 - which means that it does b=not necessarily block the release (that is at the Release Manager's discretion)
I have asked the Release Manager of he can find some time to look at this bug and he said he will try. No promises though, he is pretty tied up for a couple of weeks in mid December.
One of the guys that tests on Mac for us noted the following yesterday in that 2077 bug thread:
"This happens in several other places as well. For Instance a keyboard shortcut to change the recording volume used to respond to the Return key after entry of a new value and now it does not."
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jarome wrote: ↑
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:55 pm
On my Mac (Mojave) when audacity wants to change a file name because of illegal characters, it pops up a box with the suggested new name. Previous versions allowed you to hit return to accept the new name. Now it only responds to mouse clicks.
I can confirm this with macOS 10.12 (Sierra), too: Pop-up boxes do in general
no longer treat he "return" key as OK. (They do, however respond to the "esc" key as expected, i.e., CANCEL)
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Same issue here: to have my work going faster I NEED that RETURN key will be accepted as OK in dialog boxes.
It is accepted when exporting, BUT NOT when adding effects, what is very important for me.
I hope there will be a fix for this soon.
looking forward to it.