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Re: adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets

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  • Subject: [mg115775] Re: adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 06:31:24 -0500 (EST)

Well, no. I don't get the "pretty" brackets... but I don't care about that.

(And I never touch a Windows machine, for fear of getting some terrible 
infection, like gangrene.)

Bobby

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 17:51:08 -0600, Barrie Stokes 
<Barrie.Stokes at newcastle.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi Bobby
>
> On your Windows machine, does Alt+] and then Alt+] again give the same
> result as my 9 keystroke sequence "Esc [ [ Esc Esc ] ] Esc left_arrow",
> i.e. the pair of characters represented at the Expression level by
> \[LeftDoubleBracket] and \[RightDoubleBracket], with cursor in the
> middle (achieved by my left-arrow)?
>
> If it does, then sacre bleu! It doesn't on my PC; first thing I tried.
> Otherwise, ...
>
> I want the nice notation without 9 keystrokes each time.
>
> Barrie
>
>>>> On 20/01/2011 at 10:37 am, in message
> <op.vpkw8y1otgfoz2 at bobbys-imac.local>,
> DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> Just push the one for brackets TWICE, and voil=E1!
>>
>> Double brackets... without learning a new shortcut.
>>
>> Bobby
>>
>> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 04:30:17 -0600, Barrie Stokes
>> <Barrie.Stokes at newcastle.edu.au> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All
>>>
>>> I note in the Help page "Keyboard Shortcut Listing" that for example
>
>>> entering Alt+] gives the pair of single brackets [] with the cursor
>
>>> between them.
>>> No such shortcut is listed for the double brackets [[ ....]]. Can
> this
>>> be added to one's installation of Mathematica? I seem to be doing
> "Esc [
>>> [ Esc Esc ] ] Esc left arrow" quite a lot in a Windows 7 system.
>>>
>>> Barrie
>>>
>>>
>>


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