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Author Topic: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window  (Read 2209 times)

ottenm

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help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« on: October 26, 2014, 08:31 AM »
Back when we were all in grade school, if you typed "Ctrl-O" into farr it would open the options window.

I vaguely recall a post that it was conflicting with something else and had to get unplugged.

Is there a way for me to wire this back up in my own installation?  I still miss having a hotkey that would take me from the farr command window into the options window.

Thanks for any suggestions!

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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2014, 08:55 AM »
you can add your own hotkey to call up Farr's options (see pic below).

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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2014, 02:47 PM »
Thanks for the suggestion lanux128, but it makes a global ctrl-o that overrides all ctrl-o's in any app.  I should have been more clear.  I'd like to trigger farr, and then with the cursor inside the farr command window, be able to hotkey to the options page.

I use alt-j to trigger farr, and still can't burn it out of my skull: alt-j, alt-o.

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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2014, 08:46 PM »
in that case, you can use an alias to invoke the options from Farr's main window. however instead of using Ctrl+O, you just type 'o' and press 'Enter'.


1000>>>o>->Options | restartsearch gooptions /ICON=icons\Core-Farr.ico>+>^o$


more info
the above alias was adapted from the default 'helpfarr' alias.

Farr_2_2014_10_27_001.png


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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2014, 06:24 AM »
I can't remember what the history was regarding the Ctrl+O hotkey inside FARR.. I'm going to have to go back and look..

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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2014, 06:56 AM »
I can't remember what the history was regarding the Ctrl+O hotkey inside FARR.. I'm going to have to go back and look..

if i recall correctly, it was removed because it was causing problems for Polish users who needed to type the "รณ" character.

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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2014, 08:17 AM »
that was it! what a memory you have  :up:

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Re: help making ctrl-O open 'options' from farr command window
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2014, 02:55 PM »
that was it! what a memory you have  :up:

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