Make search box active when the program starts

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LeeJames
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Make search box active when the program starts

Post by LeeJames »

I often launch TheWord and start typing search terms, forgetting that the search panel isn't active by default. This causes my screen to mess up badly, as I press a series of shortcut keys, and it often takes me a long time to get things back to normal.

Please could you make the search bar active when the program launches?
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JG
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Re: Make search box active when the program starts

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F2 F3 F4 are the shortcut keys for putting the caret in the book search, Bible search, and Verse lookup.
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LeeJames
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Re: Make search box active when the program starts

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Thanks, that is useful, but I really think one of these should be selected by default, so users can begin typing when the program launches.
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Re: Make search box active when the program starts

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I guess this is a pretty subjective thing, sometimes I want to go to a specific verse, yes, but sometimes I want to do a Bible search, for instance. I'm afraid we'd never get to a consensus as to what should be the default first operation.
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Re: Make search box active when the program starts

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I often go to verses, sometimes notes first, sometimes a search depends on the day or minute.
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