Inventor General

Reply
Contributor
MSengr
Posts: 12
Registered: ‎05-23-2012
Message 1 of 4 (271 Views)

Keyboard shortcuts for VBA macros not remembered

271 Views, 3 Replies
10-23-2012 06:39 AM

Hello,

 

If I set a keyboard shortcut for a macro, it will function properly until the session is closed. When Inventor is opened again, the shortcut will not be on the keyboard customization list. So far, all shortcuts for regular Inventor functions, and even Add-Ins, will stay present when the session is closed and opened. I've been able to reproduce this on a co-worker's computer, so I don't believe it is an issue related to my system.

 

I have searched for a solution to this problem and haven't found a definitive answer. It seems to have been an issue for some in the past. Any help is much appreciated.

 

Edit: Forgot to add, using Inventor 2012

 

Thanks,

 

Matt

 

Contributor
K.Luge
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎10-07-2011
Message 2 of 4 (241 Views)

Re: Keyboard shortcuts for VBA macros not remembered

10-30-2012 10:35 AM in reply to: MSengr

 

This may not help you with macros, but...

 

For the past 10 months or so, I've needed to reload my mapkeys every morning.   We finally installed 2013 (brand new computers, even) and I see the problem remains.   So what I *still* do, is (from Tools->Customize->Keyboard)  export my key maps and then - *every* morning I import them. 

 

This is usually done while shaking my head in disbelief that Autodesk allows these bugs to go on forever.  They're the roach-hotel of software.

 

 

Contributor
MSengr
Posts: 12
Registered: ‎05-23-2012
Message 3 of 4 (233 Views)

Re: Keyboard shortcuts for VBA macros not remembered

10-30-2012 12:05 PM in reply to: K.Luge

So far that is the only viable work around for macro shortcuts that I have found as well. It is hard to believe that such a seemingly simple bug like this still exists with no solution. It's funny trying to explain to my co-workers how much time they'll save with these macros and then explaining they'll have to take a couple minutes every morning to import their keyboard shortcut file. It's a tool for ease of use that isn't easy to use.

 

Anyways - thanks for the suggestion. I suppose I'll add this to my morning routine as well.

Contributor
AJK2010
Posts: 12
Registered: ‎03-16-2010
Message 4 of 4 (185 Views)

Re: Keyboard shortcuts for VBA macros not remembered

12-14-2012 04:50 AM in reply to: MSengr

Same here, if i use alias (type) it wil be remembered, if it is an shortcut it won't.

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community


Inventor Exchange Apps

Created by the community for the community, Autodesk Exchange Apps for Autodesk Inventor helps you achieve greater speed, accuracy, and automation from concept to manufacturing.

Connect with Inventor

Twitter

Facebook

Blogs

Pinterest

Youtube