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Subject: Re: Equivalent navigation shortcuts for Windows as Mac?
From: "David C. Spreadbury" <dspreadb@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 14:44:06 -0400
Reply-To: "David C. Spreadbury" <dspreadb@xxxxxxxx>
Check out Shlomo Perets page at http://www.netvision.net.il/php/mtype. He has all types of FrameMaker help in PDF there. The Windows shortcuts lists just about every possible shortcut. -----Original Message----- From: Snavely, Deborah <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: 'email@example.com' <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Monday, October 19, 1998 2:25 PM Subject: Equivalent navigation shortcuts for Windows as Mac? >Folks, > >I was appalled to discover last week that FrameMaker 5.5.3/Windows95 has >only about one of 8 of the cursor-key shortcuts that I use routinely to >navigate Frame files quickly. On the Mac, command + left & right arrow moves >you a word at a time, and on Windows the same. But though command + up or >down arrow moves me a paragraph at a time in Mac/Frame, the control >equivalent goes nowhere in Windows. Page Up/Down keys don't work (yeah, I'm >sure the PgUp/PgDn keys on the number keypad work, but that slows down >quick-entry for numbers). On the Mac, command+PageUp/Down takes me to the >top or bottom of the entire file...doesn't work. I'm probably being dense, >but without the keyboard shortcuts for this platform (and I'm using a >corporate shared license with no print doc), I'm hobbled at every other >action. > >Hints cheerfully accepted. (Yeah, I probably should've learned the >multi-platform UNIX escape-key sequences, but they're so long-winded! >Shorter to pick up the mouse.) > >And if anyone from Adobe is watching, I darned well EXPECT to be able to >navigate by shortcuts better on this mouse-phobic platform than I can on a >Mac. It was one of my few gripes about Mac in middle 1980s, that apps only >provided shortcuts for about 40% of their common commands. Now I see the >8-year delay in this platform. > >Deborah Snavely >Senior Technical Writer >consulting at Visa >standard disclaimers apply > >(Me, I'm in this for the Frame info and professional community. Community of >any sort has its glitches, and the framers universe has hit the biggest I've >seen in 4 years. Compared to the average list, though, framers has a lower >glitch-war count than most, even allowing for the recent rhetoric. --D) > >** To unsubscribe, send a message to email@example.com ** >** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. ** > ** To unsubscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **