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7391 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: May 28, 2009 11:37 AM by BDAqua
Yes, I tried that, but it didn't work. In the "Menu Title" I entered "Tab", and in the shortcut field I typed the F19 key. Didn't work.
Maybe I did it wrong? Can you be more specific?iMac 2.46 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.4.8), iPhone 3G, Dell laptop at work;
Currently Being ModeratedMar 1, 2009 3:57 PM (in response to bythecshore)Try the ? button in the KeyBoard Shortcuts window which will take you to Help. I'm afraid my knowledge is limited in this area and maybe someone with more expertise will come along to help you.iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11), 800 MHz PowerPC G4 LaCie Ext.HD
Currently Being ModeratedMar 1, 2009 7:53 PM (in response to bythecshore)I'll let you sort these out if there's an answer in them.
[Apple developer site key binding information|http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/EventOver view/TextDefaultsBindings/chapter9_section2.html]
[DoubleCommand|http://doublecommand.sourceforge.net> is software for Mac OS X (a kernel extension) that lets you remap keys. Has a preset variety of key modifier remappings, specifically for adapting PC keyboards to Mac users.
[Ukelele Mac OS X Keyboard Layout Editor|http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=ukelele] - mostly useful for character, not function mapping.
[See post #9 re. Quicksilver|http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6126_102-0.html?forumID=10&threadID=928 87&messageID=1048712] - programming hotkeys for applicationsG4 Quicksilver dual 800 MHz 2x120 GBHDs 1.5GBRAM dual-boot 10.4.11 9.2.2, 2 G3 beiges, IIci
Currently Being ModeratedMay 28, 2009 11:02 AM (in response to bythecshore)I tried quicksilver and KeyCue and finally landed on a free program called "Spark". I used it to make a hot key that launches an application, but it had a lot more hotkey features and it was free.
-Tg5 laptop, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 28, 2009 11:37 AM (in response to farrago)Thanks for the great tip farrago!