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mnl file

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05-04-2012 05:53 AM

the company i work for has changed the function keys in the *.mnl file. i have went in and tried to change the commands back to what they standardly are, but for some reason, CAD isn't accepting the commands. any ideas? below are a couple of examples of what they were and then what i changed them to.


thanks in advance!


(this is what I changed them to)



(this is what i changed them from)


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Re: mnl file

05-04-2012 10:57 AM in reply to: bj.cottle

where are you making your changes?


is the company menu being loaded as an enterprise menu?



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Re: mnl file

05-04-2012 02:59 PM in reply to: bj.cottle

The "F-Keys" are declared in the MNU/MNS file in the Accelerator division,

and Keyboard Shortcuts - Shortcut Keys section of the CUI file.

I have never seen them declared in the MNL file.

If you need to make changes, and you are using CUI (2006+), look in there

first and do yourself a favor and cancel-out all declarations in the MNL file.

Removing the F-Key declaration in the CUI will restore the key behavior.



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Re: mnl file

05-07-2012 06:25 AM in reply to: bj.cottle

i'm making my changes in the *.mnl file that on my computer. i have changed it before in the same file, but i can't remember why it isn't saving the changes this time.

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