No CTRL-Q to quit?

Asked by Michael Zijlstra on 2020-04-11

I tried looking through the questions to see if this was already answered. I read that the shortcuts are related to how it's compiled, so perhaps I should try to manually compile it?

I'm using qpdfview under Manjaro (Where it's the default), and all the normal keyboard shortcuts seem to work except CTRL-Q to quit. I use CTRL-W a lot to close tabs, but would love to use CTRL-Q to close the entire application.

(The menu also doesn't show any keyboard shortcut for quitting the application.)

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Adam Reichold (adamreichold) said : #1

Hello Michael,

some actions like window and tab management use platform specific shortcuts supplied by the Qt toolkit and ending the application is one of them. This should default to CTRL+Q on Unix systems, but even if it does not, you can use the settings dialog to modify all keyboard shortcuts including this one. (You can also reset them to their defaults there if the usual CRTL+Q just got overwritten.)

Best regards,

Michael Zijlstra (mzijlstra-z) said : #2

Thanks so much, this is great!