[texworks] Shortcuts for Scripts (was: UPDATE: New Windows version - please test)

Johannes Heck heck.johannes at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 30 10:40:16 CET 2010

Hallo Stefan,

is it right that if i want to customize the accelerators/shortcuts, i would
have to edit the scripts BEFORE compiling, or in other words: build my own
texworks.exe (on windows)?


2010/11/27 Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> On 2010-11-27 12:14, Johannes Heck wrote:
> > Will it be possible to configure the accelerators for those scripts?
> > German users, e.g., are more familiar to use CTRL+SHIFT+F for
> > switching to bold font style instead of CTRL+SHIFT+B.
> Yes and no. There is currently no mechanism to do this from the program
> itself (i.e., there is no shortcut manager or something). This is
> planned for the future, but involves a lot of changes everywhere in the
> code, so it's rather a long-term project. That's the no part.
> As for the yes part: if you open the script file, you can add and/or
> alter the "Shortcut" header field to suit your needs. Unfortunately, the
> header fields are not locale-aware at the moment, so you can't specify a
> different shortcut depending on the language of the user interface. For
> shortcuts, however, I doubt that it would be particularly useful,
> though, to have shortcuts that depend on other settings.
> Stefan
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