[texworks] A note on shortcuts and variables

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Mon Apr 13 11:06:15 CEST 2009

Hi Rasmus,

Rasmus Pank Roulund a écrit :
> Hello,
> * First:
>   A lot of people use AUCTeX for writing documents. I think it would be
>   worthwhile if TeXWorks read AUCTeX tags. For example:
About this I have no comment; this is more for Jonathan to be in the 
code source, I think!
> * Second:
>   I believe the widely use of ]/[ as a shortcut key is unwise. At least on
>   Danish win and mac keyboards it is hard to come by (alt-gr + 8/9). This
>   means that, in theory, you have to click Ctrl+Shift-Alt-gr 8/9 to
>   (un)indent. In practice it does not work, however.
yes, this is also a problem for the French keyboard; this is why I 
modified it in the French translation.
But there where negative comments from Mac users (I think).

I think to remember that Stefan Löffler did speak one day about an 
"action.txt" file.
If I remember well, it was possible to define the shortcuts for the 
actions in that file and have it loaded at startup.
I did find the file in my machine, but not the instructions!!!
> * Third:
>   Others have probably said it, but hard line breaking is a much needed
>   feature IMO. Especially when collaborating on a paper via SVN or
>   similar where short lines is an advantage. This is true for package
>   writers as well.
This could also help during typesetting and report about errors 
(personal experience)
> Thanks a bunch for this great software!
Oh yes, Jonathan and the other programmers have created a great software.

> --Rasmus
> PS: I am especially impressed by the ease of inserting environments or
> macros with the tab-key! 
And the ease to create your own abbreviations for the completion with 


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