Is it possible to use Ctrl in macros (snippets)?

Asked by Erik Starb├Ąck on 2014-12-12


I want to make snippet keys for Ctrl-A, Ctrl-V and some others. Is that possible? What is then the notation for "Ctrl" in the config?

/Erik S

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marmuta (marmuta) said : #1

Hi, at the moment snippets are pure text, unfortunately. There is no supported way to insert modifier-key combinations. The only control code that is recognized it '\n' for new line.

We might want to change this, but I'm not sure when I'll get to it. Let me open another wishlist bug report for now.

Fred H Olson (fholson) said : #2

marmuta (marmuta) said on 2014-12-13:
>We might want to change this,

The above response was 3 years ago. Has there been any progress on this?
I'd like to do this too. I think a package called Autokey might do it but it
would be nice to do it in Onboard since I always have it around and know hoe to use it.

Francesco Fumanti (frafu) said : #3


As far as I know, there has not been any progress on this.


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