[OS X TeX] [ANN] BibDesk-1.2.9

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Sep 26 21:54:04 EDT 2006

On Sep 26, 2006, at 16:26, Paul McCann wrote:

> Themis Matsoukas asked:
>> Is there a way to deactivate the "Special Characters" (command- 
>> option-T)  in the Edit menu? I often mistype this shortcut meaning  
>> for the typeset window (command-shift-T) and I am bothered by how  
>> long it takes to load the special characters window and the extra  
>> click to remove it (once open, it does not respond to command-W or  
>> command-option-t, so it requires a manual click to dismiss). Since  
>> special characters seem of no use in bibtex, removing the keyboard  
>> shortcut altogether (a more permanent solution) would be fine with  
>> me.
> You can change this from the "Keyboard and Mouse" System Preference  
> panel. Go to the "Keyboard Shortcuts" tab and click "+" to add a new  
> shortcut. Select Bibdesk as the application and just type in  
> "Special Characters..." (that's three periods, not an ellipsis).  
> Throw something you find almost impossible to type in as keyboard  
> shortcut; command-shift-control-option-t, say. Then restart Bibdesk  
> and you should have your new "longcut" in place.

This is a good solution.  I'm not even sure where that menu item is  
coming from, since it doesn't appear in our MainMenu.nib, so I'm also  
unsure how we could remove it (and it may be useful for XeTeX users).

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