[Solved] How to create a keyboard shortcut

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[Solved] How to create a keyboard shortcut

Postby Didee » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:52 pm

I would like to create a shortcut that would allow me to insert a degree symbol when I enter Control D. How would I create that shortcut?
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Re: How to create a keyboard shortcut

Postby Zizi64 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:16 pm

You need a macro to insert a character, and then you must assign the macro to ther desired shortcut key.

Ctrl-D is reserved for the Double underline function in my LibreOffice 6.1.4 Writer application.


And you can use the Autocorrect function to achieve this task. The LibreOffice can substitute the characters even inside a word.
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Re: How to create a keyboard shortcut

Postby erbsenzahl » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:25 pm

If you don't like to use a macro you could try out AutoCorrectOptions:
  • Replace
    • dd_ (or other shortcut, but no CTRL or ALT usage)
    • °_
That underline character means space; result: the degree symbol plus space. It's easier to create than the macro...
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Re: How to create a keyboard shortcut

Postby Didee » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:36 pm

erbsenzahl wrote:If you don't like to use a macro you could try out AutoCorrectOptions:
  • Replace
    • dd_ (or other shortcut, but no CTRL or ALT usage)
    • °_
That underline character means space; result: the degree symbol plus space. It's easier to create than the macro...



Thank you for your your suggestion, erbsenzahl. That's exactly the easy solution I was hoping to find. :)
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