Issue 27744 - There is no way to assign a short cut to the special characters
Summary: There is no way to assign a short cut to the special characters
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of issue 4579
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1.1
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: michael.ruess
QA Contact: issues@sw
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Reported: 2004-04-13 16:11 UTC by ogechter
Modified: 2013-08-07 14:41 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description ogechter 2004-04-13 16:11:24 UTC
I'm a big user of special characters, and it's very boring to have to come back 
to the special characters popup every time, when it's not possible to use a 
configurable shortcut to insert some often use characters.

Comment 1 michael.ruess 2004-04-14 09:16:27 UTC
I have no problem assigning a shortcut to "Insert.Special Character". 
Open a Writer document and go to Tools.Configure, tabpage "Keyboard". There I
selected e.g. "Ctrl+Shift+S", Category "Insert", Function "Insert Special
Character" and clicked "Modify" button. Now I could 
Comment 2 ogechter 2004-04-14 09:46:48 UTC
I suppose I've bad explain the issue.
I was speaking about a character himself and not about the function "insert 
special character" (but thank you for this tip).
e.g : I'm user of the U+25CF character and of the U+2013 character.
I would like to be able to allow a ctrl+shift+. and ctrl+shift+- to those 
characters to write faster.
I could be very usefull if for european people writing in foreign languages.
Comment 3 Regina Henschel 2004-04-14 10:00:44 UTC
I am missing such a feature too. I need it for mathematical operators, when
writing inline without formula-editor.
Comment 4 Regina Henschel 2004-04-14 10:04:46 UTC
I think it is a dublicate of issue 4579
Comment 5 michael.ruess 2004-04-14 10:20:09 UTC
Ah, now I understand your request. Thanks for clearing up.
ANd as regina mentioned, it is a duplicate to issue 4579.
Comment 6 michael.ruess 2004-04-14 10:20:45 UTC
Set as duplicate to issue 4579.

*** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of 4579 ***
Comment 7 michael.ruess 2004-04-14 10:25:03 UTC
Closed as duplicate.