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Re: aliases and hot keys

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  • Subject: [mg105043] Re: [mg105039] aliases and hot keys
  • From: Jason Ledbetter <jasonbrent at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 05:21:49 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200911181201.HAA04489@smc.vnet.net>

re: #1

SetOptions[InputNotebook[], InputAliases -> {"dli" -> "?"}]


-jbl

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Alexei Boulbitch
<Alexei.Boulbitch at iee.lu>wrote:

> Dear Community,
>
> 1) in order to create a custom aliases the Help offers the procedure to
> programmatically open a new notebook like this :
>
> nb = CreateDocument[{}, InputAliases -> {"dli" -> "?"}];
>
> (see Menu/Help/InputAliases).
>
> Do you know the way to introduce aliases in the currently open notebook?
>
> 2) I am looking for a way to make a hot key to accelerate calling for an
> option like for instance, Menu/Format/TextAlignment->AlignCenter for a
> given cell. Say, the cell is preliminarily marked. The point is that I
> want to align cells manually, e.g. in the course of creating a SlideShow
> notebook, rather than programmatically by writing Cell expressions for
> each cell and fixing their Options.
> Have you an idea of how this could be done?
>
> These both features, if achieved, have a potential to considerably
> shorten the time of writing a SlideShow presentation.
>
> Regards, and thanks, Alexei
>
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