Save/Submit with "Cmd + Enter"

So I’m on the Identify tab, using the pop-out thing, and the keyboard commands speed things up a lot, but I have to take my hands off the keyboard and use the mouse sometimes if I need to add a comment, and it’s really annoying! :D

I keep wanting to press cmd + enter on my keyboard, which sends/submits on Gmail, Twitter, Mastodon, etc.

Can we have a keyboard command for “send/enter”, please? :)

Thanks!

Does the tab key not work on a Mac?

(edit – maybe I should expand)
In the identify modal, if you have just selected a taxon, just enter will submit it. No need to move over to the Save button. If you tabbed to the comment box to add a comment, just tab one more time to focus the save button, then press enter. You never need to move your hands away from the keyboard.

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By default, the tab key on Mac only moves between controls that accept typing, so you can’t tab to the Save button. (In Safari at least, this can be changed to tab-between-everything in Preferences/Advanced/Accessibility.)

However, you can Shift-Tab from the comment field back to the ID field, and use Enter there. But there’s a gotcha – you have to re-select the ID from the drop-down menu (via down-arrow) and then hit Enter; if you tab to the ID field and immediately hit Enter it will clear out the text that’s already there. (This seems like a bug to me, but might be by design.)

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Interesting, thanks for clarifying. A special key combination just for macs may be a good idea, then.

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I just noticed that cmd + enter to submit/send works in this very forum! :D

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@cas4moss which browser are you using?

Chrome on a Mac. I’ve been using tab to get to submit on the comment forms but it’s not as easy as cmd + enter! It is better than mouse, though. :)

Gotcha. We can look into it, but I don’t think tabbing to Save then hitting enter is too onerous.

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Thanks! :)

Just came here to make this request as well, but Ctrl-Enter on PC which should be the same thing. If I’m typing in a lot of IDs (or cleaning up a particular taxon and making a lot of repetitive comments) it would save a fair amount of time. Using CTRL-Enter as submit/send/done is sort of a convention (for example: Gmail, Facebook, Reddit, Outlook, web forums, etc.) so I find myself doing it pretty much every time I finish a comment. It’s not so much that it’s too onerous to move the mouse and click “Done” but my brain expects ctrl-enter to work as a “submit” action due to habit+convention. I’m on Firefox/PC if it matters.

Appreciate your consideration!