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Background click to drop node

+1 vote

...is hellish annoying under Windows. I often click on windows to focus them. Doing this on yEd drops nodes.

Now, I'm aware that deasserting File->Preferences->Editor->Create Node on Background Click stops this from happening...but then I can't drop a node at all using the mouse, other than dragging from the node selector panel. I'd like to be able to drop using double-click.

So, my suggestion/feature request is this: change "Create Node on Background Click" to a dropdown or radio-button selection headed "Create Node Using Mouse..." with the options:

  • by single-click on background;
  • by double-click on background;
  • disabled.

Sound reasonable?

asked Sep 7, 2015 in Feature Requests by jonsg (130 points)

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