Michael M?ller-Hillebrand wrote: 

> It will not help you, but the pgf format name is not well chosen
> anyway: Using "H2 Heading2" would have anabled easy access to the
> format using the Ctrl+9 (or F9) shortcut to select pgf formats from
> the status area. But of course, the original designer would have
> chosen "H2, Heading2"... :-(

I agree that the name isn't well chosen. But I don't think the "H2 Heading2" 
convention is particularly helpful. 

When you use F9 to apply pgf tags (or F8 for char tags), you can cycle through 
the tags beginning with a letter by pressing it repeatedly. Assuming that 
Heading1 is the first pgf in the catalog beginning with H, you can apply it by 
pressing F9 h <Enter>. To apply Heading2, press F9 h h <Enter>; Heading3, F9 h 
h h <Enter>; etc. 

Very little is gained (at least for the first few headings) by adding an 
H1/H2/H3/... prefix. And if other tags begin with H, you lose the ability to 
find all headings and only headings by searching for Head* (with Whole Word and 
Use Wildcards selected. 

When designing a template, you can make keyboard tagging much easier by giving 
some thought to your tag names. For instance, don't name anything to come 
before Body (that way, F9 <Enter> applies it), start only your heading tags 
with H, and avoid having too many tags begin with the same letter. 

IMHO, YMMV, etc. 


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom

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