I'm not sure I'd call this the "ultimate redefinition solution" because
it completely ignores the fact that there should be some underlying
*reason* why you need to present a word or phrase in boldface (or 
italic or whatever).  A large segment of the people responding to the
original survey question indicated that they use multiple character
format names that all produce a boldface result, because the 
different tag names allow them to capture some semantic metadata
about what makes the word or phrase special. 

My opinions only; I don't speak for Intel.
Fred Ridder (fred dot ridder at intel dot com)
Intel
Parsippany, NJ



-----Original Message-----
From: framers-bounces+fred.ridder=intel....@lists.frameusers.com
[mailto:framers-bounces+fred.ridder=intel.com at lists.frameusers.com] On
Behalf Of Doug
Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 2:57 PM
To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
Subject: Re: POLL: Which method do you use to apply bold and italics?

> I've redefined over 60 shortcuts so they open a catalog instead
> of creating an override.

Of course, IMO the ultimate redefinition solution is to redefine the
shortcuts so they apply character and/or paragraph formats.  What
could be simpler than redefining CTRL+B to apply a bold character
format?  This could benefit both novice and experienced writers alike.
 I'm surprised this functionality isn't built into Frame, or at least
into Framescript (I haven't delved into the latter deeply enough to
discover it, if FS does indeed  possess this functionality).

--Doug
_______________________________________________


Reply via email to