Why no Variables catalog?

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Feb 04, 2020 Feb 04, 2020

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I love being able to use the F8 and F9 keys to quickly select the character or paragraph tag I need using the typeahead. Why isn't there a similar catalog for variables and maybe even for conditions? 

 

Edited to add: I liked this idea so much, I put a feature request in: https://tracker.adobe.com/#/view/FRMAKER-7847

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 04, 2020 Feb 04, 2020
Hi Lin:   Use Ctrl 0 to assign a variable.    Ctrl 4 to add a condition tag to the selected text Ctrl 5 to remove a single condition tag from the selected text Ctrl 6 to remove all condition tags from the selected text   Ctrl F8 and F8 do the same thing, as do Ctrl 9 and F9, fyi. That't handy to know on a keyboard like mine, which requires Fn to access the function keys.   ~Barb

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Hi Lin:

 

Use Ctrl 0 to assign a variable. 

 

Ctrl 4 to add a condition tag to the selected text

Ctrl 5 to remove a single condition tag from the selected text

Ctrl 6 to remove all condition tags from the selected text

 

Ctrl F8 and F8 do the same thing, as do Ctrl 9 and F9, fyi. That't handy to know on a keyboard like mine, which requires Fn to access the function keys.

 

~Barb

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LOL. I've yet to meet anyone who knows everything about FrameMaker, or any mature Adobe app for that matter. If you do, be sure to let us all know—I'd like to shake their hand. 😊

 

~Barb

 

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How did I miss these? Probably was looking for function keys.

 

I must add them to my shortcuts document immediately.

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Klaus Daube comes pretty danged close.

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Feb 05, 2020 Feb 05, 2020

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Klaus Daubes command overviews:

https://www.daube.ch/docu/fmaker08.html

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