How to modify (or create new) shortcut keys in Wordfast Classic
Thread poster: Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
Norway
Local time: 03:01
Member (2006)
English to Portuguese
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Dec 12, 2011

I wonder if anybody has already succesfully modified any shortcut key in Wordfast Classic.

I am basically interested in creating a new shortcut for the [Start Translation/Next Segment] command. I use already the Alt+Down shortcut, but would like to create an alternative single-key shortcut for the same command (for instance F9). Any suggestions?


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:01
Finnish to French
Use custom shortcuts, under Setup > UI Dec 12, 2011

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun wrote:
I am basically interested in creating a new shortcut for the [Start Translation/Next Segment] command. I use already the Alt+Down shortcut, but would like to create an alternative single-key shortcut for the same command (for instance F9). Any suggestions?

This should do the trick: http://screencast.com/t/vzEgPe943


 

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
Norway
Local time: 03:01
Member (2006)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Solved! Dec 12, 2011

Hi Dominique,

Your suggestion solved the problem. After enabling the custom shortcuts, I went to the Word's customize feature.
Thhen -> keyboard -> Category and added an alternative shortcut for the macro correspondent to Next Segment.

Thank you very much.


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:01
Finnish to French
Strange that you had to go through an extra step Dec 12, 2011

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun wrote:
Your suggestion solved the problem. After enabling the custom shortcuts, I went to the Word's customize feature.
Thhen -> keyboard -> Category and added an alternative shortcut for the macro correspondent to Next Segment.

Strange: over here, making the changes in Wordfast was sufficient, I didn't have to make changes in Word. I tested that in Word 2010, btw. Anyway, I'm happy with the default Wordfast shortcuts, so I'm not using custom shortcuts at all.


 

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
Norway
Local time: 03:01
Member (2006)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
What should be the procedure? Dec 12, 2011

After I enable the shortcuts in the UI, should I just go to the window below, double click the "Next Segment" line and add a new shortkey?

 


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