We need a different keyboard shortcut to switch to the visual editor while editing wikitext
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Description

The original purpose of this task was to request that meta-E/meta-V worked as shortcuts to switch editors while editing a page.
However, a few days later, looks like these 2 shortcuts are already providing such a switch functionality.

The problem is that WT users expect that hitting meta//-V while editing triggers the "Show changes" action instead.
I do not have a suggestion for a better key.
See also T54701 and T26977.

Elitre created this task.May 25 2016, 3:56 PM
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(How do I pick up a shortcut which doesn't conflict with anything else?)

Elitre updated the task description. (Show Details)May 30 2016, 1:18 PM
Elitre renamed this task from Assign a keyboard shortcut to "switch to the other editor" to We need a different keyboard shortcut to switch to the visual editor while editing wikitext.May 30 2016, 5:23 PM
Elitre updated the task description. (Show Details)

I believe that one is a browser-specific bug that won't be fixed by whatever alternate key you provide for VE.