[NA]LibreOffice Writer shortcut keys[NA]

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    Is there really no shortcut key to increase the font of an entire document?
     
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    I'm not sure Word has such an animal either. But select-all and choose font size is pretty fast.
     
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    it does but maybe LO would get sued for copying their app too closely if they did.
     
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    So write a macro to select all and increase the font size one pt. Assign a keyboard shortcut to said macro. Done. I'm guessing 10 minutes to do it.
     
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    OK, I'll give it a go.
    Guess I'll start with googling macros.
     
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    Open office uses a Visual Basic copy for it's macro language. I also has a record feature so you can get started by recording your actions.
     
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    well the 10 minutes didn't work out for me.
    almost 3 hours now, still no macro :(
    Sort of like predicting an airplane repair job!
     
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    sub IncFont
    rem ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    rem define variables
    dim document as object
    dim dispatcher as object
    rem ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    rem get access to the document
    document = ThisComponent.CurrentController.Frame
    dispatcher = createUnoService("com.sun.star.frame.DispatchHelper")

    rem ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:SelectAll", "", 0, Array())

    rem ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:Grow", "", 0, Array())


    end sub
     
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    Used the recorder to do that. Copy/paste into a module and you should be good to go.
     
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    I can do a select all, apply font quicker than you guys can run the macro.
     
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    Yabut you're special
     
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    Would that be because you use CTRL-A for the first step? :)
     
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    Actually I'm not big on shortcut keys, and I generally don't modify fonts that way anyhow because for 95% of the work I do, I need to rigorously let the styles control the format, and that's both for technical reports and ebook production.
     
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    Clark, you are special to. I just wanted you to know that. :)
     
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    Nobodyhaseversaidthattomebefore.
     
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    Howmanytimes?
     
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    Sigh.

    Why I still prefer (and use) WordPerfect.

    So. Much. Better.

    Gonna be forced into Microsoft Turd soon, I fear.
     
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    Hurry up and join us in the slow slide into crappy software everywhere, Spike. You're missing all the fun.

    :)
     
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    I used to know all the WP keyboard shortcuts but alas, they've all been purged from memory ... and Lotus 123 shortcuts as well ... all I remember is they started with slash ... or was it backslash?
     
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    I can't remember. All I can think of are the ones from emacs. :)
     
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    Emacs - the only editor so obtuse that it tells you how to exit upon entering. :)

    Now eve with tpu was power-editing.
     
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    I figured you would be a whiz with the VI editor. I think I've used EDT and EVE when working with the VAX. The thing was a dinosour even when the school was still using it.
     
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    That dinosaur VAX-8000 was the state of the art, smoking hot processor when I worked on it. On a couple different projects I was on, it hosted the source code for the E-2 Hawkeye ATDS, the testing suite for the E-2 PDS, the reliability and QA performance databases for Air Launched missile systems, including Harm, Harpoon, Sparrow, AMRAAM, etc ...
     
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    I do vi, emacs is long dead to me. :)I had to convert religions from emacs to vi long long ago.

    Emacs really was mostly uMacs for me, under Microware OS/9, then vi or more often, vim on Linux systems.