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#21 User is offline   docwilson 

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Posted 2013-June-25, 08:19

View Post0 carbon, on 2009-January-19, 03:28, said:

My hands get tired from all the mousing (or trackpadding). How about some keystroke shortcuts for all the menus?


I would like to add this: Can we have a Macro Text Key? What I have in mind is something like using the numbered F keys at the top of the keyboard to store and then output a text message such as, "HELLO - WE PLAY PRECISION AND USE ODD/EVEN DISCARDS" It would certainly save a bit of typing at the start of each tournament round.

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Posted 2013-June-25, 09:21

It doesn't have keystroke shortcuts, but you can save common messages in Chat Manager.

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Posted 2014-July-05, 15:48

View Postdocwilson, on 2013-June-25, 08:19, said:


I would like to add this: Can we have a Macro Text Key? What I have in mind is something like using the numbered F keys at the top of the keyboard to store and then output a text message such as, "HELLO - WE PLAY PRECISION AND USE ODD/EVEN DISCARDS" It would certainly save a bit of typing at the start of each tournament round.



Try to download free version of Phrase express and use these features.
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Posted 2014-September-29, 21:40

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Posted 2020-March-14, 01:43

I vote for offering Fred Gitelman sufficient resources to expedite the keyboard short cuts in the web-based BBO client. Where do I send my donation?

Until that happens, those of you with mousing/trackpadding problems should investigate the Kensington Expert Mouse Wired Trackball K64325. In my experience, there is no better pointing device available from from any manufacturer (including Kensington) at any price. It works on pretty much any version of either Windows or MacOS that you can imagine and provides the smoothest, fastest, most accurate, most precise pointer movement of any pointing device I've ever used. The scroll ring lets you scroll without messing with the pointer and scroll bars. The four buttons give you a total of six "clicks" without holding down any modifier keys. Meanings for all six "clicks" are customizable (but one must be plain, ordinary click with no modifiers) to do whatever you like (including different click definitions by application if such complexity blows up your bell bottoms). The trackball also offers excellent ergonomics. It cured my repetitive stress injury caused by mousing around. It might do the same for you.

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Posted 2020-March-14, 14:22

View PostJmBrPotter, on 2020-March-14, 01:43, said:

I vote for offering Fred Gitelman sufficient resources to expedite the keyboard short cuts in the web-based BBO client. Where do I send my donation?

Fred retired last year.

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Posted 2021-January-29, 14:50

View PostA2003, on 2014-July-05, 15:48, said:

Try to download free version of Phrase express and use these features.


For auto alerts, you might find https://github.com/stanmaz/BBOalert useful. It is a browser extension for Firefox and Chromium browsers including Chrome & Edge

For windows, AutoHotKey can be useful for text macros ..... and much more.
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Posted 2021-January-29, 14:55

View Postbarmar, on 2013-June-25, 09:21, said:

It doesn't have keystroke shortcuts, but you can save common messages in Chat Manager.


I copy & paste from a text file. I find it easier to use/edit. Control-C & Control-V are your friends...
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Posted 2021-January-29, 15:30

Actually, key-shortcuts would be very useful for chat direction :
ctrl T > chat to tournament
ctrl R > chat to room (table)
ctrl C > chat to club
etc.
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