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Re: Re: Manipulating the Front End

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  • Subject: [mg47072] Re: [mg47067] Re: Manipulating the Front End
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 01:58:23 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <c3h19u$bad$1@smc.vnet.net> <200403230339.WAA08549@smc.vnet.net>
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On 23 Mar 2004, at 04:39, Harold Noffke wrote:

> Jonas:
>
> Thanks for your post.  I used your pattern to start creating a hotkey
> library.  Before, I could not guess the correct template.
>
> For the benefit of other readers, here are two different hotkeys which
> type \[Colon] into SelectedNotebook[].  The notebook displays \[Colon]
> as a :-mark.
>
>   Item[KeyEvent[";", Modifiers -> {Control}], FrontEndExecute[
>     FrontEnd`NotebookWrite[ FrontEnd`SelectedNotebook[], "\[Colon]" ]
> ]],
>
>   Item[KeyEvent["F12", Modifiers -> {}], FrontEndExecute[
>     FrontEnd`NotebookWrite[ FrontEnd`SelectedNotebook[], "\[Colon]" ]
> ]],
>
> Using $Version "5.0 for Microsoft Windows [2000] (November 18, 2003)",
> I was not able to get Modifiers -> {Control, Option} or Modifiers ->
> {Control, Command} to work, either.  However, Modifiers -> {Control,
> Shift} did work for me.
>
> Has anyone else also encountered key translation problems with
> Modifiers -> {Control, Option} ?
>
> Regards,
> Harold
>
>
>

Since Intel PCs have neither a Command nor an Option key  and since 
Windows does not run natively on Macs I wonder what you imagined these 
modifiers could do for you?


Andrzej Kozlowski
(a Mac user)

Chiba, Japan
http://www.mimuw.edu.pl/~akoz/


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