Re: Mac users - UI question

Subject: Re: Mac users - UI question
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Rick Quatro <rick -at- rickquatro -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:14:17 -0400

Excellent answer, Rick. I'll include a reference in my article.

My premise is that any office worker should be able to automate (i.e.,
create macros) simple repetitive functions without knowing one darn thing
about programming.

Thanks!

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On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 12:41 PM, Rick Quatro <rick -at- rickquatro -dot- com> wrote:

> This program has been around for years:
>
> http://startly.com/products/quickeys/mac/4/
>
> Rick Quatro
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> 585-366-4017
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> Good answer, Thorsten. But can one drive Mac apps from the keyboard?
>
> Using *AutoHotkey*, here is an example of what I can do in PowerPoint
> running in Windows:
>
> ^!k::
> Send,!HUNB{TAB}{DOWN}{RIGHT 3}!C{TAB}{RIGHT 4}{ENTER}{TAB 3}{ENTER}
> Return
>
>
> In relation to selected paras, pressing *Ctrl*+*Alt+K* places a blue
> checkmark bullet in front of each.
>
> Is something like that doable using some utility on a Mac? I don't need to
> know the utility, just if it's feasible.
>
> Thanks
>
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> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Thorsten Konersmann <
> tk -at- documentation -dot- engineering> wrote:
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> > I wasnât aware of it until now. But it looks like what youâre looking
> > for is an accessibility feature of macOS:
> > https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204434
> >
> > On Thu 29. Mar 2018 at 16:46 Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> >> Can one run Mac apps totally from the keyboard, as Windows user can?
> >>
> >> Thanks
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Mac users - UI question: From: Chris Morton
Re: Mac users - UI question: From: Thorsten Konersmann
Re: Mac users - UI question: From: Chris Morton
RE: Mac users - UI question: From: Rick Quatro

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