[texshop] What does F5 do?
stephenmoye at mac.com
Fri Oct 12 17:03:41 CEST 2018
On Oct 12, 2018, at 11:00 AM, Stephen Moye <stephenmoye at mac.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 12, 2018, at 10:37 AM, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at icloud.com> wrote:
>>> Le 12 Oct 2018 à 13:42, Stephen Moye <stephenmoye at mac.com> a écrit :
>>> I use F3, F4 and F6 quite a bit. Every once in a while, by accident, I hit F5 and get a dropdown list of random words (not most recently used even) -- unless I'm careful and do Command-Z, the dropdown text becomes a part of the text. I have TeXShop Preferences>Editor>BibDesk Completions turned OFF. Is there a Mac OS system thing going on here?
>> Based on a couple of random Google hits
>> it seems the F5 autocompletion trigger is an OS-wide Cocoa thing, not something specific to TeXShop.
>> That said, I would have expected it to be customizable in either of
>> System Prefs > Keyboard > Text
>> System Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts
>> but I can't find it there.
> I looked there too and came up empty.
> There is mention in "TeXShop Tips & Tricks" (section 2.5) about BibDesk auto completions, but as I have that turned off, I am beginning to suspect (as you suggested) that this is some invasive (if invisible) Cocoa nonsense.
Ugh. I wonder if F5 can be redefined to a NOOP?
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