Keyboard/Mouse macros in Mathematica 3.0 for Win95?
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: [mg11048] Keyboard/Mouse macros in Mathematica 3.0 for Win95?
- From: "L. Dwynn Lafleur" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 18 Feb 1998 20:31:49 -0500
- Organization: University of Southwestern Louisiana
I am using Mathematica 3.0 on the Win95 platform. On many occasions, I find myself repeatedly using the same set of keystrokes and mouse actions, especially when typing a lot of documentation in text cells. One example of many: If I want to display the names of several functions in boldface Courier, I repetitively perform the actions corresponding to (1) select last typed word via Ctrl-Shift-Left_Arrow, (2) convert to boldface via Ctrl-B, (3) select Format menu, (4) select Font, (5) select Courier. It would be nice to automate such steps. I have tried Macro Magic, Keyboard Express, EZ Macros, and even the lowly Recorder from Win 3.1. Although each works to a degree, they all fail when replaying keystrokes such as Ctrl-Left_Arrow or Ctrl-Shift-Left_Arrow. When entered manually in Mathematica, these keystrokes move the cursor and and highlight the text over which it passes. When replayed by the above utitilities, the cursor moves but the text is neither highlighted nor selected. Has anyone found a Win95 keyboard macro utility that works well in Mathematica 3.0? -- =========================================== L. Dwynn Lafleur Professor of Physics The University of Southwestern Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana (USA) firstname.lastname@example.org ===========================================