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Andy_Kuang
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Shortcut key for "File-close" command

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11-24-2011 03:29 PM

Can someone tell me how to create a Shortcut key "Alt + c"  for "File  - close" command? I like the same seeting as my Inventor seeting, and the Inventor is so easy to setup my Shortcut keys use "Tools-Customise-Keyboard".

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Andy

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Tony_R
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

11-24-2011 06:12 PM in reply to: Andy_Kuang

Standard windows... CTRL+F4

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Andy_Kuang
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

11-24-2011 06:38 PM in reply to: Tony_R

Thanks for your help, but my hand not big enough, to do it all the times not quite easy.

 

Andy

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Tony_R
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

11-24-2011 07:08 PM in reply to: Andy_Kuang

Then go to TOOLS - CUSTOMISE - INTERFACE, select KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS. Then try and work out how to use that abortion of a dialogue box to actually asign a keystroke combination to do anything because I'm damned if I can figure it out.

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Tony_R
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

11-24-2011 07:25 PM in reply to: Tony_R

http://www.ellenfinkelstein.com/acadblog/create-a-custom-keyboard-shortcut/

 

Looks like you can't use ALT for some bizzare reason. So perhaps use CTRL+ALT+C.

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Andy_Kuang
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

11-24-2011 07:58 PM in reply to: Tony_R

Thanks Tony,

I created a shortcut key "CTRL + ALT +X" for my  "File-close" command.

It is great!

 

Andy

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DevinCurrie
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

10-03-2012 09:40 AM in reply to: Tony_R

I'm having a hard time understanding CUI as well.

 

I'm trying to assign standard CTRL+W to close the file (not exit software) but I'm having no luck. I'm currently using 2012.

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leothebuilder
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

10-03-2012 11:42 AM in reply to: DevinCurrie

What about clicking on that X in the top right hand corner ?

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DevinCurrie
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

10-03-2012 11:51 AM in reply to: leothebuilder

Yes that's what I am doing now however I prefer the CTRL+W option

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DevinCurrie
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Re: Shortcut key for "File-close" command

10-05-2012 11:02 AM in reply to: DevinCurrie

Someone may find this info useful, I have achieved my objective by doing the following:

 

1) Open CUI > Keyboard Shortcuts > Shortcut Keys

 

2) then follow instruction as per Help

 

To create a shortcut key, you start by dragging a command from the Commands List pane to the Shortcut Keys node in the Customizations In <file name> pane. Once you create a shortcut key, you assign a key combination to it.

 

 

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