[texworks] Completion "dots"

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Fri Oct 24 09:24:54 CEST 2008

Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Oct 23, 2008, at 3:45 PM, Joseph Wright wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> The autocomplete feature of TeXworks adds little "dots" into the text.
>> I assume these are meant to be useful in some way, but I can't figure
>> out how.  What am I missing?
>> -- Joseph Wright
> Howdy,
> The ``bullets'' are place holders for arguments. On a Mac you can jump
> to each one and select it by using Option-Tab to jump to the next one
> forward (and select it so that typing removes it) and Shift-Option-Tab
> to jump backwards (ditto). I'm not sure what is used on other systems
> (Alt-Tab? Ctl-Tab?).

That was what I thought, but on Windows I can't find a key combination
that does anything.  I'd thought of Ctrl-Tab, plus Ctrl-space (WinEdt's
choice for something similar).  Alt-Tab is reserved by Windows, so I'm
at a bit of a loss.
Joseph Wright

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