[texworks] access to Edit menu - problem with Ctrl-e

Uwe Ziegenhagen ziegenhagen at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 19:33:20 CEST 2015

How does TexWorks determine the text on the labels? In my German TeXworks
the labels are in German. Is there a file which has the labels inside?
Could this file be extended be defining a label as e.g.&Edit, with the
Ampersand indicating that the E should be Alt-E for the Edit Menu?


2015-09-27 18:38 GMT+02:00 <dicknickalls at doctors.org.uk>:

> In answer to David Perry:
> (1) I installed my TexWorks  by download from the TeXworks webdite;
> this was easy and straightforward, and worked OK "out of the box", as they
> say.
> (2) yes - mine does implement the sub-keys etc, ie ctrl-x--> "cut"  OK,
> these shortcuts are stated  when you do pull down the
> various menus (by mouse only of course).
> The primary reason I would like to see ctrl-e implemented for the Edit menu
> is simply ease on the memory - I only have to remember this one
> (as the Edit menue contains all the options I need when using the kyboard)
> its easy then to scroll down to which option I require from the keyboard.
> The alternative is to remember a host of hot key strokes, or
> use the mouse (note that I generally use my Linux box for most things,
> and this has the wonderful Kile editing system - which is
> what I feel texworks ought to emulate).
> As regards rsi - switching from kb to mouse is a bad idea for
> the tendons as they pass close to the shoulder etc -so  anything which
> can avoid this is very useful.
> (the same goes for left-hand access to the CR and up arrow (to get the last
> command-line  command ) is also a serious problem - but thats another
> matter.
> Dick Nickalls
> --
> RWD Nickalls,
> Cheltenham, UK.
> TEL: +44(0)1242-231-225
> EMAIL: dick at nickalls.org
> WEB: www.nickalls.org/dick/

Dr. Uwe Ziegenhagen
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