Destructive actions, like deleting a post, should include a prompt when using the keyboard

I just became very confused, because I inadvertently deleted a topic by pressing d without the editor focussed.

I would suggest that destructive or dangerous actions should always include an “are you sure?” prompt, even (especially?) when triggered using a keyboard shortcut. This would mean that deleting a topic would then be denter.

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I follow but you were using j / k to navigate no?

The combo j d does delete with no prompt. But d by itself should not.


It’s very possible – at the time, I was reading from a different screen, so I didn’t realise the editor wasn’t focussed. I may well have typed jd or kd as a result. :slight_smile: