A text marker will be inserted at the cursor position. Eddie
prompts the user to press any desired key combination that will be
assigned to the marker (a so-called
A text marker with a key binding can be set by clicking on the icon next to the one previously described. Eddie will request you to define a key combination be pressing any desired keys, which will be assigned to the marker.
The key binding will be displayed in the text in the following
Control code long view is active):
A stands for [Alternate],
C for [Control] and
S for [Shift]. If a specific [Shift] key is meant, Eddie uses
R (for left and right [Shift] keys respectively).
# character indicates that the key is part of the numeric
keypad at the far right of the keyboard.
Warning: All key combinations already assigned by the
macro recorder ([Alternate]+[Esc]) will be intercepted by Calamus and
therefore cannot be used for text markers. However you can get around
this restriction by a small trick: Just activate beforehand the key
combination for the
Activate text macro prefix, which can be
set in the
Special key bindings dialog by the
editor function of the Text module.
For setting and going to text markers we recommend that you assign each function to a key with the macro recorder. For this two key bindings are recorded as follows:
Insert text marker with key binding
The text markers can then be controlled completely from the keyboard and can be used very quickly.