The caveat here (as I just discovered) is that using those four Modify lines apparently turns cursor key navigation in the regular text OFF.
On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Heiko Haida <i...@heiko-haida.de> wrote: > Hi Rick, > > I checked with my FM 8 and FM 9 installations - table navigation was "OFF". > > Your suggestion is to add: > > <Modify MoveIPToCellAtRight <KeySequence /Right >> > <Modify MoveIPToCellAtLeft <KeySequence /Left >> > <Modify MoveIPToCellAbove <KeySequence /Up >> > <Modify MoveIPToCellBelow <KeySequence /Down >> > > In FM 8, I had a modification installed (Shlomo Perets' toolbar). I added > these 4 lines to the existing "custumui.cfg" => table navigation via key > arrows is now ON! > > In FM 9 there was no "customui.cfg", so I created this file with these 4 > lines as the only content => table navigation is now ON! > > So everything's fine and working in these older FM-versions. Thank you! > > Best regards - > > Tino H. Haida, Berlin > > > > Hi Fred, > > > > I specifically tested the four I modified with FrameMaker 10 and they > worked. I don't have 9 anymore so I can't test it with 9. Send me the modify > sequences you tried and I will test them. It could be a problem specific to > 9, but maybe the syntax isn't exactly right. Thanks. > > > > Rick > > > > From: Fred Ridder [mailto:docu...@hotmail.com] > Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2013 12:11 AM > To: r...@rickquatro.com; syed.hos...@aeris.net; alison.cr...@ultrasonix.com; > firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: RE: Cursor key navigation in tables > > > > Thanks Rick and Syed. > > In my poking around earlier today, I did find these commands in cmds.cfg and > tried to reassign the MoveIPToCellAbove and ...CellBelow commands to more > convenient shortcut keys. But whether I left them alone, changed the > <KeySequence > definition, or added a <Modify > command, those two MoveIP > commands refuse to do anything. ...CellAtLeft and ...CellAtRight both work, > as do MoveIPUpAndSelectText and MoveIPDownAndSelectText, but not the two > commands I specifically want to use. I suppose I'll just have to use the > move and select commands, because at least it's better than having to reach > for the mouse every damn time. > > What's frustrating is that I *know* these commands worked in FM5.5.6, 6.0, > 7.x and 8.0. Chalk up one mlore feature that got broken and never fixed when > Adobe saw fit to impose their stupid and inconvenient (and buggy...) UI on > us with version 9.0. Sigh... > > I suppose I *should* report this bug to Adobe, but every time I have done it > in the past has been an exercise in ultimate frustration. Every time it has > taken me between one and two hours to accomplish something that should have > taken 10-15 minutes. And ever since software development and maintenance was > moved to Bangalore, the only response I have ever gotten to a reported bug > was that "we fixed the software to make it work the way it was supposed to > work". Never mind that the new behavior was illogical and inconsistent with > how other similar features worked, the mere fact that FrameMaker now behaved > differently meant that a whole flock of my carefully designed procedures and > processes no longer worked. I might have chalked it up to job security, but > my employer (by acquisition...) chose to shut down their operation here in > New Jersey. But that's a story for another day... > > Thanks for your efforts, guys. > > Fred Ridder > >> From: r...@rickquatro.com >> To: syed.hos...@aeris.net; alison.cr...@ultrasonix.com; >> docu...@hotmail.com; email@example.com >> Subject: RE: Cursor key navigation in tables >> Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 22:04:34 -0400 >> >> Open the FrameMaker/Fminit/Config/customui.cfg file in a text editor and >> add >> these lines: >> >> <Modify MoveIPToCellAtRight <KeySequence /Right >> >> <Modify MoveIPToCellAtLeft <KeySequence /Left >> >> <Modify MoveIPToCellAbove <KeySequence /Up >> >> <Modify MoveIPToCellBelow <KeySequence /Down >> > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as ljsims...@gmail.com. > > Send list messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/ljsims.ml%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > -- Lin Sims _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to email@example.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.