[Pharo-users] more on "can't get keyboard shortcuts to work on Mac"

Paul DeBruicker pdebruic at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 01:36:49 EDT 2018


Oh.  Its not an individual 

Cmd-t then Cmd-t

Its Cmd-t-c

So with a browser open on the instance side of a class press and hold the
Cmd key, then hit t then hit c

At least it works on my machine™ 




GreggInCA wrote
> Tom, thanks for the detailed instructions. They help, but many of the
> shortcuts listed in Help (Help window > Pharo Environment Help > Keyboard
> Shortcuts > Browser Shortcuts) don't work. 
> 
> cmd-b, cmd-m works as you said, but anything that begins with Meta + f
> (i.e., cmd-f) brings up a Find and Replace dialog, just as you would
> expect
> any Mac application to provide (i.e., cmd-f lets you find things). Some
> shortcuts do work, while others do not.
> 
> Other examples of things not working: With a system browser active and a
> class selected, Meta + t, Meta + c does *not* "show class side" (which is
> what the Browser Shortcuts window says it should do).
> 
> I'm sure this is Mac-specific, with built-in Mac behavior having
> precedence
> over any application-defined behaviors. As I said in my earliest post,
> I've
> looked everywhere in the Mac environment for ways to turn this Mac
> behavior
> off, with no success.
> 
> Hey, I can live without keyboard shortcuts, but I thought I'd put some
> energy into seeing if it's possible to get them to work.
> 
> If no one running Pharo 6.1 on a Mac can tell anything that might help,
> I'll
> just give it up and use menus. Everybody, thanks for your help!
> 
> === original post ===
> 
> 
> Tim Mackinnon wrote
>> Hi Greg - meta is the Cmd key on a Mac.
>> 
>> So you type cmd-shift-f for reformat code in a method, cmd-s to save.
>> 
>> There are some chorded keys - eg cmd-b cmd-m (keep holding the cmd then
>> press b followed by m) to browse implementers of the selected method. 
>> 
>> On Linux the meta key is Ctrl (just an FYI)
>> 
>> While discussing keystrokes - a less obvious but very useful one is
>> shift-enter to get the spotter (sort of like the Mac’s spotlight but for
>> code)
>> 
>> All of this is in the help documentation - Help | Help Browser | Pharo
>> Environment Help.
>> 
>> But happy to get you started, as it’s frustrating if the basics aren’t
>> working for you.
>> 
>> Tim
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On 5 Jun 2018, at 04:50, Gregg Williams <
> 
>> gregg13@
> 
>> > wrote:
>>> 
>>> Tim and Ben,
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your help. Sorry for not being clear. When I said "I just
>>> can't get keyboard shortcuts to work on Mac," what I should have said is
>>> "I just can't get Pharo-specific shortcuts to work on the Macintosh
>>> implementation of Pharo" (6.1 is what I'm using BTW).
>>> 
>>> Maybe I should have said "keymap shortcuts"? I'm talking about things
>>> like Meta+Shift+f for 'find class', and Meta+x, Meta+m for 'remove
>>> method'.
>>> 
>>> I've looked for what the definition of Meta is for Mac OS. All I can
>>> find
>>> is meta-click is Shift+Option+click, but that doesn't seem to work.
>>> Option + 
>> 
> <many keys>
>>  gives "special characters" like ∂, ß, and œ.
>>> 
>>> I hope that now you can simply say, "Oh, of course, what you need to do
>>> is…". Thanks!
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> I just can't get keyboard shortcuts to work on Mac. I?ve tried a lot of
>>>> stuff, more than I can list here. Here are some things I?ve tried:
>>>> 
>>>> * searching the Pharo by Example book
>>>> * turning off all Mac keyboard-macro programs
>>>> * switching from extended to standard US keyboard
>>>> * looking at options in System Preferences > Keyboard
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> If you?re on the Mac, do you have this problem? If so, what?s your
>>>> solution? Thanks!
>>>> 
>>> 
>>>
> 
> 
> 
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