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While editing song info in iTunes, I discovered a way to add a line break without closing the dialog box. You can't use the return key, because it is mapped to the "OK" button. Instead, I tried pressing shift-return.

This allowed me to insert line breaks in comments, etc. (something I always wanted to do). I assume that this works in other apps as well.
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shif+return
Authored by: bluehz on Jul 02, '02 01:23:59PM

I think shift+return has been standard for a while. Isn't that what you use to create a multi-line command in Applescript? Pretty sure it is....



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shift+return
Authored by: momerath on Jul 02, '02 02:42:27PM

Option-return creates soft returns in Applescript (and Hypertalk).



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Or in cmd-F find, and elsewhere you can paste
Authored by: tz on Jul 02, '02 10:53:21PM

sometimes I want to print web pages, but they use <BR> tags as a kind of fake <PRE> formatting.

OK, I can delete them, but two <BR>s in a row used to delimit paragraphs.

But I can usually select:

{start}<BR>
<BR>{end}

paste it into find as the search text, and replace all with <p>.

Shift-return DOESN'T work in that dialog box.



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