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

Paul DeBruicker pdebruic at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 01:39:48 EDT 2018


oh and a typo.  Which should have been:

not Cmd-t then Cmd-c

but 

Cmd-t-c




Paul DeBruicker wrote
> 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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