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With a recent change to OmniFocus, OmniGroup is (rightly) trying to retrain us to use the enter key to commit edits instead of escape.

OmniOutliner's keyboard escape/enter behavior, however, has not been updated, and I find it confusing to switch between the two apps. In OmniOutliner, pressing enter toggles between editing the current item and its note. (Command-' also does this.) Unfortunately, escape is the only way to commit edits and finish editing an item.

Is there any way to make OmniOutliner's escape/enter behavior consistent with that of OmniFocus?
 
From the OmniOutliner 3.7 (v143.33) release notes:

- Added two new defaults to support the keyboard changes already made
in OmniFocus, OOShouldEditNotesOnEnterKey and
OOShouldToggleEditingWithEscapeKey.

The default values of these are set so there is no changed in enter
and escape key behavior over previous OO3 versions. To match
OmniFocus's enter key behavior, enter the following without the
quotes into Terminal.app while OmniOutliner is closed:

For pro - "defaults write com.omnigroup.OmniOutlinerPro3
OOShouldEditNotesOnEnterKey -bool false"
For standard: "defaults write com.omnigroup.OmniOutliner3
OOShouldEditNotesOnEnterKey -bool false"
 
Nice! Perfect, thank you so much.
 
 


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