I use Readline bindings (also known as E-Macs binding) on a daily basis.
They are supported in all Cocoa applications. They’ve been there for ages and I’ve used them since day one. Even some non-cocoa applications support them, though not all. Recently that was Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. After some researching, I’ve found out how to make keyboard shortcuts in MS Word, so I can use Word, just like I expect. Here’s how:
In MS Word 2011 for Mac go to:
- Select the command under
- Press the keyboard shortcut in the
Press new keyboard shortcutbox
- Click the
The commands I use are:
DeleteToEndOfLine(as a macro)
TransposeCharacters(as a macro)
Two of my favourite commands are missing as default commands:
DeleteToEndOfLineto delete the rest of the line and,
TransposeCharacterstransposing two characters.
We have to implement them as macro’s, which follow the same steps as above (just replace Categories with Macro’s). Here are the macros: