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,
>
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>
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