modifier duplicating/swapping (was Re: "A Word of Caution" to
milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Sat Dec 4 19:43:40 UTC 2004
On December 4, 2004 12:27 pm, Doug Way wrote:
> I am sensing a groundswell of support for dupMain. :)
> dupMain is already implemented as the duplicateControlAndAltKeys
> preference. I kind of assumed this pref was actually losing the
> original 8 "Upper-case command keys" (as the help/command-key help
> describes them). Such as cmd-V which displays author initials. But it
> looks like these are actually already available with the ctrl-shift
> modifier. So, ctrl-shift-v works right now to paste author initials.
> (At least it works on Mac OS X, can anyone confirm for Linux &
Tested both on Linux and Windows, with duplicateControlAndAltKeys "on":
Copy/Paste: both Ctrl-C/V and Alt-C/V
Paste Initials: both Ctrl+Shift-V and Alt+Shift-V
> I think the documentation issue with dupMain is not at all bad...
> beginner tutorials should not be referencing these more obscure
> (shifted) key commands anyway, they should stick to the basics such as
> cmd-d for do-it, etc. About the only documentation that would need to
> be adjusted is the aforementioned Command Key Help window (from the
> help menu).
> So, I'm liking dupMain more than swapMain now, too. And it scored high
> on Lex's extremely scientific grading scale. ;) Plus it already
> exists, all we'd have to do is turn on the duplicateControlAndAltKeys
> pref by default, and perhaps adjust the Command Key Help a bit.
> - Doug
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