Transit NXT new macros
Thread poster: Hans Lenting

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
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Jan 14, 2012

[MACROS]
1=AutoInsertTermsInSegment^<CTRL_I> =<ALT_RIGHT><ALT_LEFT><ALT_KEY><T><A><S>
2=OpenRapidEntryWindow^<CTRL_U> =<ALT_2><ALT_1><ALT_KEY><T><R>
3=AddSourceAndTargetAsTerm^<CTRL_T> =<ALT_1><HOME><SHIFT_END><ALT_2><HOME><SHIFT_END><ALT_KEY><T><I>
4=SwapWords^<CTRL_W> =<SHIFT_CTRL_RIGHT><CTRL_X><CTRL_RIGHT><CTRL_V>
5=SwapWordsPunctuation^<SHIFT_CTRL_W> =<SHIFT_CTRL_RIGHT><CTRL_X><CTRL_RIGHT> <CTRL_V><BACKSPACE>
6=CancelSelections^<CTRL_Y> =<ALT_1><RIGHT><ALT_2><RIGHT>
7=ResetSegmentAndAutoInsertTerms^<CTRL_L> =<ALT_2><CTRL_ALT_BACKSPACE><ALT_KEY><T><A><S><ALT_RIGHT><ALT_LEFT>
8=SearchSelection^<SHIFT_CTRL_J> =<CTRL_C><ALT_LEFT><CTRL_H><CTRL_V><TAB>
9=ToggleCase^<CTRL_K> =<SHIFT_F3><SHIFT_F3>
10=GoToNextSegment^<CTRL_N> =<ALT_1><RIGHT><ALT_2><RIGHT><ALT_INSERT>
11=InsertFixedSPace^<SHIFT_CTRL_U> =<u_8201><DELETE>
12=SaveSelectionsAsTermPair^<CTRL_M> =<ALT_KEY><T><I>

Store in:
c:\Program Files\Transit NXT\config\users\Your_Name\DEFAULT.PRF

[Edited at 2012-01-14 19:08 GMT]


 

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
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Rev. 1.0.2.1a Jan 14, 2012

Hans Lenting wrote:

12=SaveSelectionsAsTermPair^«CTRL_M» =«ALT_KEY»«T»«I»


Actually this is a much better solution:

12=SaveSelectionsAsTermPair^<CTRL_M> =<ALT_1><ALT_KEY><T><I><ALT_2>

As simple as it looks, the difference is gigantic. The reason for this is that by putting the cursor (caret) in the locked source text window, the macro cannot delete selected texticon_smile.gif.


[Edited at 2012-01-14 19:14 GMT]


 

Antoní­n Otáhal
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My "next segment" Jan 14, 2012

this is an AHK script without which I cannot imagine working in NXT:


F12::
SendInput {Esc}
WinActivate, SDM Source Bubble
SendInput {Esc}
WinActivate, Transit
WinWaitActive, Transit
SendInput !{Ins}
SendInput {Esc}
WinActivate, Transit
sleep, 100
SendInput {Ctrl Up}
Return


Remarks:

- it is specifically useful when you want to disregard the fuzzy suggestion

- I use a simple "F" key here to make work on a laptop easier

- the "sleep, 100" pause is more or less necesary on my oldest laptop only, on my newer machines a shorter lag is sufficient

- "SendInput {Ctrl Up}" may be an unecessary leftover from another script but it causes no harm


 

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
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Macro tool that works nicely with Transit Feb 25, 2012

http://www.macrotoolworks.com/index.php/en/macro-automation-software/macro-toolworks-automation-macros

Pitrinec has released a free version of my favorite macro tool for Transit.


 

Antoní­n Otáhal
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How does it compare to AHK? Feb 25, 2012

Are there, in your opinion, any adavantges of MTW in comparison with AHK to make me consider using the former?

Antonin


 

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
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AHK or MTW? Feb 26, 2012

Antoní­n Otáhal wrote:

Are there, in your opinion, any adavantges of MTW in comparison with AHK to make me consider using the former?

Antonin


AHK is good too. Sharing macros is easier. The user base is much larger, forum interaction is much better.

I think it is a matter of personal taste. I'd advise you to have a look at it, run the demo macros.

When I recreated my Transit macros in AHK and ran them I was under the impression that they weren't triggered (by events) as reliable as their MTW equivalents. Can be my AHK programming knowledge, though ...


 


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