Assigning a keypad shortcut


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Assigning a keypad shortcut

Alright, gang, I am still working inside the Paragraph Style Options dialog box which you can get to by double-clicking on Page No. & Title that style, that you created inside of the Paragraph Styles palette and I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the Page No. & Title style sheet. Now, InDesign has some peculiar rules where these keyboard shortcuts are concerned. You can use any of the modifier keys that is to say Ctrl, Shift, Alt on a PC, Command, Shift, Option on the Mac, but for the actual trigger key you have to use a number on the numeric keypad.

So first of all, your keyboard has to have a numeric keypad, if it doesn't, and the Apple Mac Books come to mind, then you have to turn on Num Lock, which overrides the functionality of bunch of keys on your keyboard. It's a total pain in your neck, you better off just not doing it frankly. This feature really works best if your keyboard offers a numeric keypad and then what you need to do is you press for example, I want to ass...

Assigning a keypad shortcut
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Assigning a keypad shortcut provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the InDesign CS3 One-on-One: Style Sheets

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Design
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