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From Jörn Kottmann <kottm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (UIMA-2137) Quick type selection dialog should only show displayed types
Date Fri, 06 May 2011 14:41:02 GMT
On 5/6/11 11:15 AM, Jens Grivolla (JIRA) wrote:
> Works great. I agree on maintaining short cuts as defined on the entire type system,
it's only a minor inconvenience in the case that no shortcut could be assigned.
>
> If it was possible to somehow prioritize which types get assigned shortcuts, even this
minor inconvenience could be avoided.
>
> Also, the edit view does not switch to the just added annotation, unless the annotation
type corresponds to the current mode.

Lets create follow up issues, so we do not forget about the short cut 
problem.

The selection handling was designed to only select things in the current 
mode, its at least behaving as intended, if that still makes sense is a 
different question.
When I first created the Annotation Editor I had a strong need to edit 
one annotation e.g. add/correct annotation names in many documents. Over 
time that changed, but the annotation mode stayed there and was extended 
with an ability to show multiple types. So if you have good ideas here 
how to improve things, we are happy to listen.

The selection handling is actually quite an interesting question, 
because it must be clear to the user what is
currently selected, because actions are performed on the selection. E.g. 
delete annotation, or change annotation bounds.

Jörn


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