[texworks] Problem with script shortcuts

Christophe Devalland christophe.devalland at gmail.com
Sun May 4 22:14:15 CEST 2014

2014-05-04 20:09 GMT+02:00 Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com>:

> No, it's a feature, not a bug (if I understand you correctly).
> Qt (the framework on whic TeXworks is built) allows combined shortcuts
> (the EMACS style). I.e., "F9, Ctrl+Shift+F" means that in order to activate
> the script, you first have to press F9, release it, and immediately
> afterwards press Ctrl+Shift+F. IIRC, this works up to four levels (i.e.,
> "A, S, D, F" would mean that you'd have to press the keys in that sequence).
> As Alain pointed out, this can be used, e.g., for grouping scripts (by
> having a bunch of scripts with the same "first" key sequence, but different
> "second" key sequences). AFAIK, there is currently no way (except for
> copying the script file) for having several _alternative_ shortcuts.

OK !
I understand my mistake. I thought this syntax was for several alternative
shortcuts as you noticed.
Then, I think these combined shortcuts is a nice feature.
Thank's for your clarification.
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