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Re: adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets

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  • Subject: [mg116005] Re: adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets
  • From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 05:24:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ihu8ku$1rj$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 28/01/2011 11:17, fizzy wrote:
> I would like to add this...it's interesting if you look at the Classroom Assistant on the Typesetting page,under the superscript folder, if you put the mouse over each icon it also shows the equivalent keyboard entry...except for the one we are interested in here, the matching double brackets....unfortunately, I have no idea why this is...
>
> jb
>    ----- Original Message -----
>    From: Barrie Stokes
>    To: fizzy
>    Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 12:00 AM
>    Subject:  Re: adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets
>
>
>    Hi Jerry
>
>    Thanks for this. I see it. I might try to pull this palette apart to see how it's done, as I'd still like a keyboard shortcut.
>
>    Cheers
>
>    Barrie
>
>    >>>  On 24/01/2011 at 9:32 am, in message<201101232232.RAA22605 at smc.vnet.  net>,
>    fizzy<fizzycist at knology.net>  wrote:
>    >  This question prompted me to look at Classrom Assistant...i'd been curious
>    >  for a while what I could get from this palette...I sent a reply the other day
>    >  about it but it turned out to be incomplete...
>    >
>    >  actually CA has a double left/right bracket icon....under Typsetting and the
>    >  very first folder you can find a double bracket button there...
>    >
>    >  jerry blimbaum
>    >    ----- Original Message -----
>    >    From: Barrie Stokes
>    >    To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>    >    Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 4:30 AM
>    >    Subject:  adding a keyboard shortcut for double brackets
>    >
>    >
>    >    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
>    >  beadded 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
>
Of course, if you press Alt-j twice, you get exactly what you want!

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk



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