[oXygen-user] shortcuts for special characters

George Cristian Bina
Wed May 16 02:09:09 CDT 2007

Hi James and Don,

Sure you can export/import code templates. On the Options->Preferences 
-- Editor -- Code Templates page there are two buttons Export and Import 
that allow you to share the templates with other users.

Note that oXygen has also support for project level options. This makes 
possible configuring a project that has some options already configured, 
including code templates, transformation scenarios, default schema 
associations, catalogs, etc. So basically you can create a project and 
set the options you want to be stored at project level, then you can 
share that project with other users that will see all the options you 
configured at project level when working with that project.

Best Regards,
George Cristian Bina - http://aboutxml.blogspot.com/
<oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger

James Cummings wrote:
> Dot Porter wrote:
>> Hello List,
>> I've been using oXygen for a couple of years but mainly for text
>> encoding, I don't really take advantage of the more advanced
>> functionality. I apologize for this newbie question and I hope the
>> answer is simple.
>> I would really like to create shortcuts for some characters from the
>> character map. There are three that I use often and it's a pain to
>> have to cut and paste or use the character map every time I want to
>> stick one in. I figured out how to set the menu shortcut keys and I
>> was able to create a shortcut to bring up the c.m. but what I really
>> want are shortcuts to insert the letters themselves. Any suggestions?
> Hi Dot,
> What I use is 'Code Templates'.  For example you create a template 
> called 'thorn' which has the content of:
> þ${caret}
> (or the unicode character reference if you want), and then start typing 
> th and then hit control-space.
> Do similar with THORN (for capital), yogh/YOGH, etc. I suppose I could 
> actually export these code templates and give them to you, but it is 
> just really as easy for you to create them yourself if think.[1]
> -James
> [1] My favourite characters, and probably some of yours, are listed 
> http://users.ox.ac.uk/~jamesc/characters.html

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