Our latest update brings global bindings, default bindings, global default bindings, and the ability to define the key event you’d like to listen to for your shortcut. These functions have afforded us the ability to bind Cmd+S (Mac) and Ctrl+S (Windows) to “Save a Paste” and ignore the default browser functions, and we can do that while still in the text area. And we’ve simplified the reply to paste options, so simply hitting the “Repaste” button, or hitting “R” on the keyboard will take you to a form to reply to the original.
Global bindings is an extension to mousetrap.js that gives you the ability to respond to shortcuts from within form elements on the page. Making it effectively global no matter where the users focus. Here’s an example of usage:
Default bindings is an extension to mousetrap.js that overrides the default handling of keyboard shortcuts you define. It is similar to adding a regular binding in that form fields will ignore the command. Here’s an example of usage:
As with most things Wicket, it helps to review the code and understand more fully what the method achieves. And when you call getCallbackScript, it interrogates the object it’s attached to (in this case a Form), and builds a proper Wicket.Ajax.X call with the appropriate parameters for everything. That’s it. It’s the kind of magic that made me fall in love with Wicket so many years ago.
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