{keyboard} is about creating or modifying keyboard shortcuts for an editor or other GUI. Usually questions with this tag will also have one for the editor in question.

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Select entire section in Texstudio

I am using Texstudio 2.11.0 on Arch-Linux machine. I want to know if there are any keyboard shortcut keys to 1) select entire sections/subsections? 2) jump to next section/subsection? I could not ...
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Latex document will not recognise Greek keyboard input?

I have a document in which I will use both Latin and Greek characters. I am currently using these 2 packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage[greek]{babel}, but all they do is transform ...
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TeXstudio: Is there a way to keep my custom macros and shortcuts in a separate file?

I've created some macros and corresponding shortcuts; found them in my texstudio.ini file (Macros and keysetting keys), buried deep among lots of predefined stuff. Is there a way to 'modularize' it a ...
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Key problem not being always displayed

I am writing a document in latex and I have a problem with the symbol "^". While I am writing sometimes it happens that pressing this key no symbol is displayed, and when this happens I have to go ...
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Reusing custom Lyx .bind file on Linux

I have been using a custom .bind file for keyboard shortcuts with Lyx 2.1 on Windows. I recently installed Lyx 2.1.4 on Ubuntu and I would like to reuse this .bind file. I placed this file at /usr/...
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Is there a TeXShop Macro to make selected typeset text a certain color?

Suppose I have the following code snippet in my *.tex document (src ;-) ): Dolorem ipsum color sit amet. I'd love to be able to select part of that text (e.g. color), do something quick and ...
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lyx keyboard shortcut for writing a certain word or sentence

Is there a way to define a shortcut for writing a word. I am tired of writing Ti-6Al-4V all the time in my thesis so I want to define a keyboard shortcut like Shift+t+i and Ti-6Al-4V will be written (...
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TexStudio doesn't recognize “ [ ” key

I started using TeXstudio and it seems it doesn't recognize the "[" key on my keyboard. I have a Croatian keybard layout, so "[" sign is AltGr+F. Strange thing is that it recognizes all the other ...
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Lyx subsection shortcuts disabled

I am using Lyx 2.1.4 on a Windows System. When i need to create a subsection/pragrah i used the standard shortcuts Alt+A 1-5. For some reason the shortcuts are now disabled (which lyx tells me down ...
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Shortcut for deleting a line in texmaker

I could do triple-click on a line and then cmd + X but is there a simpler solution? Like in Notepad++ Ctrl + L?
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How to make use of selected text using LyX commands and command sequences?

I tried assigning two different shortcuts to inserting powers of ten: command-sequence math-insert 10^{ }; up; math-insert 10^{ } However, if I select some text and then use one of the shortcuts, ...
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Why the accent key of my keyboard does not work correctly in Texmaker?

I'm a native Spanish speaker and am doing a book in LaTeX with Texmaker, which I've been using for quite some time. However I am having a problem with the accent key on my keyboard which only occurs ...
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Texmaker: Shortcuts for new auto-complete commands

so I've added new autocomplete options for commands like \frac{@}{@}@ so that there is a placeholder after the function, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to now get a short-cut like Ctrl+...
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keyboard shortcuts under TexStudio

I try to do some function under TexStudio, jump-to-matching-paren. I use Mac, so instead I have (the apple key) The keyboard shortcuts reads: "P, J". I struggle for days how to have this work... Any ...
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TexStudio Can i define my own keyboard shortcuts (with highlight arguments prefferably)

I use TexStudio and i want to make a keyboard shortcut that inserts \textrm{param} when i press it where param is a parameter to be filled in (similar to how \frac has the num and den parameters). ...
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Redefine smart key mappings in vim's Latex-suite plugin

When using the Latex-suite plugin in vim, typing ... expands to either \ldots or \cdots (see section 3.9 Smart Key Mappings of the latex-suite manual). I am using a lot the amsmath package that ...
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Make TeX output look as input wrt script/language?

I have several languages/keyboard layouts on my Mac-pro (Yosemite). I want to write in Armenian/Bengali/Hebrew and so on. These keyboards/languages are formally part of Mac's Yosemite so I have no ...
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Shortcuts made using translation tables interfere with active strings

[WinEdt 8.2 in a 64-bit Windows 8.1 computer] I don't know if "shortcut" is the proper English word to describe what I'm trying to get, and maybe that's why I wasn't able to find any info about it in ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for inserting URLs in LyX?

I've looked through the keyboard shortcut documentation, and none of it shows an easy way to create a URL inset in LyX. I know that one can theoretically add a function in preferences, but every time ...
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Pressing ALT key in LyX causes command Bar

I'm working in LyX (in Ubuntu 14.10) and I'm trying to use simple math macros using the Alt + M + XX combination, where XX could be anything, such as F for a fraction or ( for parentheses. However, ...
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Beamer class and U3D Views

I want to switch 3D views in my presentation. I have read in the movie15 package that it is possible with the command: (dice example from movie15.pdf page 16) \movieref[3Dviewindex=N]{dice}{Click ...
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How to use the autocompletion of enumerate in latexing (sublime text)

When I write \begin{enumerate} sublime text does not auto complete it to \begin{enumerate} \item \end{enumerate} like I would expect. Is there a way to achieve this?
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Draw calculator keys with LaTeX?

How can you typeset keys to get the impression of a Calculator? Remark: This question is a split-of Keyboard Font for LaTeX
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Customizing LyX Shortcuts

I am using LyX 2.0.6 on my macbook and would like to define a few custom shortcuts to make my life easier. In particular, I'd like to add the following command: controlfa should insert an algorithm ...
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Shortcut of selecting the find scope in TeXShop

Preferring the Ogrekit Find Panel, I often use the option "Replace All" with the scope "Selection", or with the scope "Entire File". Is there a keyboard shortcut to exchange between these two scopes? ...
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GNU Readline- like history, for the latex terminal shell?

I find myself more than often willing to use the (pdf)latex shell, and \typeout commands there directly - unfortunately, there is one deal breaker: there is no command line history. I think that in ...
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Change “user-shortcut” in Texmaker

If I create a personal shortcut in Texmaker it has the shortcut Shift+F1..F10. I want to create a shortcut with Ctrl+w for example. How can I do that?
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“Show Console” keyboard shortcut in TeXShop

I am switching over from TeXworks to TeXShop on the Mac and I am finding myself missing the good ol' cmd+\ to open the Console. While I can use cmd+` to cycle around windows to get to the Console, ...
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How can I tell LyX to differentiate between left Alt and right Alt (AltGr / 3rd Level)

To increase my productivity, I would like so simplify some of the existing keyboard shortcuts (in particular Greek letters), by using either Left Alt or Right Alt in a non-interchangeable manner, i.e. ...
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How to make keyboard shortcuts for Beamer that cycle through frames

I'm making a presentation in Beamer, and I'm using the \uncover command to reveal certain parts of my frames in a certain order. I plan to show the resulting PDF with Adobe Acrobat during my ...
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How can I remap “`” in vim-latex?

I'm using vim-latex and I would like to use another key (tab, for example) instead of "`", since typing the latter is difficult here (shift + ´ + ´). How can I do this?
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Lyx on Mac inputs diacritical marks instead of punctuation marks

I've just installed Lyx 2.0.7.1 on Mac OS X (Mavericks) and when trying to type in Lyx, some keys behave irregularly. More specifically, typing some punctuation marks on my keyboard (such as period, ...
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AltGr+S in TeXstudio tries to save file

Recently (2 days ago) I downloaded TeXstudio along with all packages I need. Today I also worked out how to make polish characters work (like ą, ę, ł), but whenever I press AltGr and S (which should ...
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How to export custom TexStudio shortcut and macro?

Since I usually re-install, either the OS or TexStudio. It's frustrated to configure everything again. I save the profile and restore but those information were not in there.
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Ctrl+I produces Tab character instead of italizing text

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xfce 4.8. Only in some applications, namely TexStudio (v2.6.6) and TexMaker (v4.1), Ctrl+I inserts one Tab character instead of making text italic. How do I troubleshoot ...
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Shortcut for changing text color

I want to create a shortcut in LyX for changing the color of selected text. I tried to create a shortcut for "set-color green" or "set-color green green", but none of these worked. What is the magic ...
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Transferring Lyx Keyboard Shortcuts

I recently updated my version of Lyx from 1.6.7 to 2.0.6. I would like to transfer my old keyboard shortcuts to this new version, but I am having difficulty because I was inconsistent with the way ...
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How to avoid repetitive strain injuries when using LaTeX daily? [duplicate]

LaTeX makes use of some characters that are not easy to type using a normal keyboard (like \, {, }, [ and ]). When typesetting math, you also have to constantly switch between the previous characters ...
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TexStudio ignores some accent keyboard input

I am using TexStudio as an editor and everything works great so far. But since I entered the "typing" phase of my document production, I realized that it has some problem with some french accents ...
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Texmaker: Specifying keyboard shortcuts [closed]

I like to use the shortcuts Ctrl+Shift+= for ^{} and Ctrl + Shift + - for _{}. For some reason, when I enter in the key combos for ^{}, Texmaker reads it as Ctrl++, which works fine. However, for _{}...
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Insert code snippet via keyboard shortcut in TeXworks

I know there already are questions (1, 2) on creating keyboard shortcuts in TeXworks. The discussion (also in the Google thread referred to), however, seems a little outdated. By now, there is the ...
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Strategies to deal with \ being in an awkward place on the keyboard?

So, I'm typing on a standard EN-US Qwerty keyboard, where the \ key is in the top right below the backspace key. I find that LaTeX requires me to repeatedly type this key for macros and such, and that ...
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How to “jump” brackets in TeXstudio?

In Texmaker when you type the shortcut for \frac, you get something like \frac{*}{*}, but instead of asterisks, you have bullets. When you type something in the first pair of brackets, you can then ...
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Disabling command+scrolling in TeXstudio (OS X)

Is there any way to disable cmd+scroll zooming in TeXStudio for OS X?
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Entering unicode math symbols into LaTeX, direct from keyboard, on a Mac

I would like my LaTeX files to contain Unicode characters. For instance, I want to see ∃x.x ⟶ β in my text editor, rather than \exists x\ldotp x\longrightarrow\beta Also, I would like to ...
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lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for math-...
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Is there anyway to put Existing Text in Math Mode with Texmaker

There is provision to make existing text bold by simply selecting the text and pressing CTRL+B. There is a keyboard shortcut of CTRL+ALT+M, but instead of putting existing content in Math mode, it ...
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Does TeXShop for Mac have key bindings?

There's a Macro's and Key Binding option in the Preferences Menu, but the only way to utilize these macros is to click through the menus. How do I get the good ol' classic Ctrl+B -> \textbf{} ...
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How can I visualize key press combinations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard Font for LaTeX One of my favorite Wiki-Sites (ubuntuusers.de) allows the editors to add key combinations. [[Template(Keys, Strg+T)]] [[Template(Keys, Strg+Shift+...
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Best way to use Linux Biolinum Keyboard with fontspec?

I am trying to typeset keyboard shortcuts in my document, e.g. CTRL+SHIFT+S. The Linux Libertine font family includes a nice keyboard font that I would like to use. What's the best way to use it with ...