[Pharo-users] One comment to new Pharo5 debugger

Sabine Manaa manaa.sabine at gmail.com
Thu May 26 03:03:27 EDT 2016

Hi Peter,

Thanks. I geht all the nabble mails and try to read at least the subject
but I missed this one.
I create my own shortcuts as first solution.


Am Mittwoch, 25. Mai 2016 schrieb Peter Uhnák [via Smalltalk] :

> Hi,
> yes, this question was raised before, but there are some disagreements
> over how it should be, so it may take some time
> http://forum.world.st/GTDebugger-shortcuts-usability-td4890316.html
> You can also use a startup script to reassign them, such as this one.
> https://github.com/peteruhnak/pharo-scripts/blob/master/config/5.0/uniformDebugger.st
> But a startup script is a temporary solution.
> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:43 PM, Sabine Manaa <[hidden email]
> <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=4897397&i=0>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> today I moved to Pharo5. It is great to get feedback and solutions for
>> problems so quickly. It is a pleasure to work with Pharo and to have the
>> community. I am grateful for having this.
>> I have one comment. I don't want to complain, I can use it but I was
>> wondering about the new position and size of the debugger buttons.
>> There is a longer distance now from code text pane to the buttons - I see
>> this as disadvantage to earlier versions of Pharo from the user
>> experience.
>> The buttons are a lot of smaller - same disadvantage - both if you use the
>> mouse.
>> Ok, after seeing that, I thought "Sabine, you should use keyboard
>> shortcuts
>> here, too" (I use much of them but interesting - til now not in the
>> debugger).
>> Then I saw the shortcuts for
>> Proceed cmd+r
>> Restart cmd-shift-a
>> Into cmd-e
>> over cmd-shift-o
>> through cmd-shift-t
>> especially into, over and through have so different key combinations, two
>> with shift, one without shift. When I debug, I often use for example
>> into-into-over-over-over-throuhg-through--into-into etc...and with the
>> combinations cmd-e and cmd-shit-e, it is more "finger-work". It would be
>> better to have all those shortcuts with or all shortcuts without shift.
>> And
>> the letters not so far away at the keyboard (e-o-t)
>> This is only my opinion and my first impression after one day with
>> Pharo5. I
>> am sure, after a few days, I forgot that this was uncomfortable because I
>> have the shortcuts coming automatically into my fingers.
>> Regards
>> Sabine
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