Sorry if it’s an already-answered question. I have searched on Google about the shortcut behaviour change but found little result. I also skimmed through the release notes without finding a mention of the change in interest.
In KiCAD 5 Eeschema, a wire can be started anywhere under the cursor with
w. More nodes can be placed with consecutive
w presses and the wire would be automatically finished when pressing
w with a free pin under the cursor. But after upgrading to KiCAD 6, when
w was pressed a second time, a popup banner saying “Press <ESC> to cancel drawing” was shown and no node was placed. Instead, a left mouse button click is required to place wires.
It seems that the hotkey for wire placement has changed but I failed to find a way to change back the behaviour. Is there a configuration that I could tweak to get the old behaviour back or it is not currently possible and some source-level changes have to be made?