Re: adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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 >>> >>> >> -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com