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Re: Changing shortcut keys in 'Services'
Authored by: Clint MacDonald on Jul 03, '01 03:10:09PM

You can also do this with apps that register themselves as Services. For example, I surfed into OmniWeb's package and looked at Info.plist. Searching for "NSKeyEquivalent" revealed OmniWeb's single menu item for Services ...

Pretty cool, ne?
Pretty cool, yeah!

I wonder, can a similar approach be applied to other sytem-wide keystrokes? I have in mind two examples, though everyone probably has his or her favorites:

(1) Can we change the Finder's "New Folder" back to "Command-n"?
(2) Can we change the program switching shortcut from "Command-tab" to, say, "option-tab"?

Best wishes,
Clint



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Re: Changing shortcut keys in 'Services'
Authored by: Anonymous on Jul 04, '01 02:23:16PM

Probly not. Those are not Services.

We certainly can't change the Finder's keys, since it's a Carbon app - and no, you can't just change the fmnu resource, because it's different now. =P

Command-Tab looks to be a Dock feature, so there's some hope. But not much.

But any Cocoa app can be changed - either with .nib file hacks or some other tip that was on here a while back...



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Re: Changing shortcut keys in 'Services'
Authored by: Clint MacDonald on Jul 04, '01 08:09:30PM
Probly not. Those are not Services.
Rats!
Command-Tab looks to be a Dock feature, so there's some hope. But not much.
But at least there is hope! :-) Best wishes, Clint

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