From: Andrew Dunbar (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 27 2002 - 15:31:06 EST
--- Alan Horkan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >
> Shock horror, the other day I was actually using
> AbiWord, eating dogfood
> as it were. It is a rare occassion when i actually
> have need to do word
> processing rather than text editing.
> I was adding lots of Hyperlinks and really wished i
> had a keybinding for
What would be really nice after 1.0 is for a way to
edit keybindings. At first a way just to add them
via the profile for experts would be nice. In the
longer term, fully editable menus, keybindings,
toolbars, etc is really needed for an application of
this nature. Bug 1247 is along these lines but less
> (I was writting up instructions how to convert
> Abiword documents to
> Postscript then PDF. I will add a unix section if
> provided with the
> necessary information. I hope to put it on my
> website today/tomorrow.)
> Add shortcut for Hyperlink Ctrl + L would be the
> same as Mozilla composer
> but Ctrl+L is already taken for Left Justifing a
> Paragraph, which is far
> to standard to change.
> MSWord 97 uses Ctrl+K for Insert Hyperlink.
> MSWord 97 does not seem to have a keybinding for
> Strikethrough (crappy
> Abiword already uses Ctrl+K for strikethrough.
> I recommend we change strikethrough to something
> else and use Ctrl+K for
> Unforunately Ctrl+K conflicts with the Gnome
> Usability guidelines, but we
> should follow the defacto standard. Something has
> to give somewhere.
> So does anyone have a better idea what keybinding to
> use for Insert
> Hyperlink? And what keybinding if any should we use
> for strikethrough?
> Also the cursor should be in the text box
> automatically, in Windows I have
> to click to put the cursor there which is a totally
> unnecessary extra step
> which is not good if you are doing a repeatative
> This problem also made me realise how many
> keybindings Word actually has
> (loads) and Abiword there are a lot of useful
> keybings Abiword should
> have. I will probably file an RFE recommending a
> full audit of the
> Keybindings for 1.2
> Alan Horkan
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