UI enhancement request

Joseph Oreste Bruni jbruni at me.com
Fri Sep 4 10:35:44 CEST 2009

On Sep 4, 2009, at 12:05 AM, Henk M. de Bruijn wrote:

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> On Fri, 4 Sep 2009, at 09:49:34 [GMT +0300] (which was 8:49 where I
> live) Peter Pentchev wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 08:32:26AM +0200, Henk M. de Bruijn wrote:
>>> On Thu, 03 Sep 2009, at 22:26:31 [GMT -0700] (which was 7:26 where I
>>> live) Joseph Oreste Bruni wrote:
>>>> I just re-read my post and realized how badly worded it was (verb
>>>> tense). Correction: I want to be able to type "uid *" and have it  
>>>> select
>>>> all UID's.
>>>> This would be in preparation for some global function like changing
>>>> algorithm preferences, etc.
>>> I assume that you know that you can select different UID's one after
>>> another just by pressing the number followed by return/enter and  
>>> then
>>> the following UID?
>> But he still has to issue the same command several times after
>> selecting each and every UID in turn.  "uid *" could indeed be
>> a useful feature, although it might be not too easy to implement.
> Are you sure? Because I use this very regularly and I only have to
> issue sign or tsign only once.

Specifically, "setpref" only works on the currently selected UID.  
Since typing "uid" with no arguments clears all UID selections, it  
shouldn't be too much of a stretch to code "uid *" to select all  
UID's. It's not that this is something one would do frequently, however.

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