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Re: Manipulating the Front End

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  • Subject: [mg47082] Re: Manipulating the Front End
  • From: drbob at bigfoot.com (Bobby R. Treat)
  • Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 05:48:11 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <c3h19u$bad$1@smc.vnet.net> <200403230339.WAA08549@smc.vnet.net> <c3onc7$b3b$1@smc.vnet.net>
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At the top of the KeyEventTranslations.tr file, a comment says:

	For Windows: "Command" = Alt, "Option" = Alt

Bobby

Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote in message news:<c3onc7$b3b$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
> 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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