Lost quick tool selection

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Mikerosen
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Lost quick tool selection

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I seem to have lost my keyboard tool selection (l=line, m=parallel, mm=cutting tool, etc.)

Did I turn them off by mistake, somehow? I'm using 5.11 on Big Sur 11.6.

Merci.
Mike Rosen
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Bonjour Mike,

It is not possible to turn this off.

Which version of RealCADD to you use?

Cordialement.
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Eric, I’m using 5.11
Mike Rosen
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Mike, I don't have this problem.
Did you tried some times, aie-th relaunching RealCADD, macOS?
Does this occur each time, some times?
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Go figure. This morning, it's working again.

Sorry for the false alarm.
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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The shortcut keys have stopped working, again. I'm still using 5.11 on Big Sur. I have restarted both the app and the computer, multiple times. I tried going to the link for the 5.2 beta, but I got a 404.

EDIT: I just went back to a new drawing. The shortcut keys didn't work, as I said. But then, I let the palette expand, and close again. The shortcuts worked. So, I don't know what's causing it, but if this continues to work as a temporary fix, I'm good with it.

Further checks: It's definitely related to changing tools. After I use a tool, the shortcuts are frozen until I expand/close the tool palette. Just mousing up to it does the trick; then I can use the keyboard to select the tool I want. But that double action sort of destroys the purpose of the shortcuts, no?
Mike Rosen
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Bonjour Mike,

Yes this solution is not good.

Can you take a screen shoot when you use RealCADD to show me how you have configured it, please?

Cordialement.
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Eric,

I'm sorry, I must have missed this. I am now using 5.20 on Monterey 12.3.1, and still have the problem. I have to mouse over the tools palette, allowing it to fly out and return, before I can use the keyboard to switch tools. However, once I've used the arrow tool, I lose the keyboard selection, again.

What would you like a screen shot of?
Mike Rosen
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Re: Lost quick tool selection

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Yes Mike, please.
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