I can see your scheme (#1) can be quick if the style naming is appropriate.
I am dealing with a whole lot of inherited documents, and I am not about to change the naming of all the styling. I would prefer just doing Ctrl+Some_Key. That's the fastest. Thanks, - avi On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Stuart Rogers < srogers at phoenix-geophysics.com> wrote: > Avraham Makeler wrote: > >> Hi all, >> >> I remember that years ago, FrameMaker - Windows (when I last used it for a >> while) did not provide macros and neither did it allow you to assign >> keyboard shortcuts to styles. >> >> > Keyboard shortcuts for styles (tags) are built in. Press F8 (for char) or > F9 (for pgf) followed by the first letter(s) of the tag name, which appears > in the status bar. Press Enter when the correct tag name is shown. If you > name your tags systematically, this method is very quick. (E.g., > h1_heading1, h2_heading2, em_Emphasis... type F9 h1, F9 h2, F8 em...) > > Or you can press the function key and type the same letter repeatedly: F9 > hhhhhh will cycle through the pgf tags beginning with h. > > To repeat the most recent tagging, type Esc cc (for char) or Esc jj (for > pgf). > > > Has there been any improvement in this? v7 ? v8? >> >> (Then, I used QuickMacros, an excellent Windows macro programming utility >> - >> which worked rather well with FrameMaker (v6, I believe). >> >> > > I'm on 7.0, and there's no macros; haven't heard mention of them in 8.x > either. > > HTH, > > -- > Stuart Rogers > Technical Communicator > Phoenix Geophysics Limited > Toronto, ON, Canada > +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 > > srogers phoenix-geophysics com > > "A man's screech should exceed his rasp, or what's a violin for?" > > --another Rogers Original >