Pressing ESC in Synchronize directories sometimes failes

The behaviour described in the bug report is either by design, or would be far too complex/time-consuming to be changed

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Pressing ESC in Synchronize directories sometimes failes

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Pressing ESC in Synchronize directories will fail after selecting an item in the folder-/filelist

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Re: Pressing ESC in Synchronize directories sometimes failes

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Not confirmed.
Whatever I select ESC always leaves the sync screen.
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Re: Pressing ESC in Synchronize directories sometimes failes

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UPS
I'll give you an example:
[left] c:\Windows\Resources\
[right] c:\Windows\Branding\
[Synchronize directories]
On my Win7 x64 PC I get:
Gefundene Dateien: 22 (Gleiche: 0, Verschieden: 0, Einzelne links: 18, Einzelne rechts: 4)

If I click on one of the blue or green arrows, this arrow will be deactivated.
And in addition, this click deactivates the [ESC key].

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This is actually intentional: As soon as you change anything in the compare results, ESC gets disabled. The idea is that you don't close the compare dialog by accident after selecting many files manually.
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Re: Pressing ESC in Synchronize directories sometimes failes

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OK that's the right behavior!
How about double ESC Or Ctrl-F4 to close?

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You can always close it via Alt+F4, just like any Windows window (except CMD :roll:).

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That's VERY VERY VERY UNOBVIOUS! I've seen this bug many times and haven't found the reason until today! It should be really documented somehow...

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Dalai wrote:
2018-08-23, 15:17 UTC
You can always close it via Alt+F4, just like any Windows window (except CMD :roll:).

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That's not true anymore with Windows 10 :)

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[OT]
Gral wrote:
2018-08-23, 18:45 UTC
That's not true anymore with Windows 10 :)
Yes, I know. But only if the extended CMD of whatever it's called is enabled, which admittedly it is by default. But MS still hasn't bothered to implement and enable Ctrl+D hotkey to close such a "terminal" window until today, not even in PowerShell, although this exists and is the default on Linux since more than a decade (probably even longer). Well, MS still has to learn a lot (not just from Linux) ...

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2MVV
MVV wrote: It should be really documented somehow..
History.txt wrote: 30.03.03 Added: Synchronize dirs dialog can now be closed with ESCAPE as long as the user doesn't change the copy direction of any files!
But I admit that it is pretty well hidden - 15 years back in the history... The current history.txt doen't even go that far back (only goes to 10.08.08).

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