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Message Manager and the Enter Key

Message Manager and the Enter Key

Postby ricmorin » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:06 pm

I find myself using the enter key as if it were programmed to 'send' but instead it acts like a carriage return. Text messages are meant to be small. I can't imagine using the return function to start a new line. Seems silly. I suggest the that pressing the Enter key sends the message.
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Re: Message Manager and the Enter Key

Postby Auto Repair Coach » Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:08 am

For many commonly used applications this was the way to send, hit return. If look over most of them, this is no longer the case due to how many, "darn, I didn't want to send that yet!" situations. I'll look to see if there are any requests for the change and add you to them. I personally prefer it this way, I've sent too many incomplete messages hitting enter.
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Re: Message Manager and the Enter Key

Postby ricmorin » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:01 am

Perhaps it's because there's inconsistency within Message Manager. With Chat, Enter causes the message to send. With text, it starts a new line. That may be why I'm always hitting the enter key expecting to send.
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Re: Message Manager and the Enter Key

Postby Gerald Martin » Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:09 am

I'm with Ric on wishing the Enter key would send the message. On other messaging programs, for instance Verizon Message+, the enter key sends the message. No need for "carriage return" with word wrap built into programs. I would like if Enter would send the message.

An alternate idea might be to use Cntrl+Enter to instantly send a message, like Skype's desktop messaging app does.

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Re: Message Manager and the Enter Key

Postby Auto Repair Coach » Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:11 am

Ric,
I never noticed that until now. I realized that I "don't" use the return key but automatically use the mouse or finger! What's funny about it is I am a keyboard short cut type of person...I know most of them in Photoshop.

I will put it in for consideration.
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