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Bug : Dimension does not work with French keyboards.

jacques_astromathjacques_astromath Member Posts: 2
edited April 2021 in Product Feedback

 I have a french keyboard. The numbers are obtained with the shift key. The problem occurs when I draw an entity ( line, rectangle) and wish to dimension it immediately after drawing it. But if I hit shift + 1, for example , Onshape  interprets the keyboard short cut (Front view).

This bug (Yes, it is a bug !) will occur for all keyboard layouts that require the shift key for numbers. 

I have a way around this bug which is first to hit the key without shift, for example &, and then correct and hit shift+1. This time everything will be OK, as Onshape recognizes that I am in a text field entry. It would be better if Onshape solves the bug  and disable the shift+number shortcut  at the same time it gives the ability to fill the dimension field. That would solve the problem.

I have just reported it as a bug to Onshape which seems to be gained by the Microsoft Syndrome : It's not a bug, its a feature !  I hope they will revise their policy

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