[LUNI] Bind a string to a key
dbasener at aurora.edu
Thu Nov 14 10:53:00 CST 2002
Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately it is not my editor that is
the problem (I have a bunch of macros for stuff like that in XEmacs).
Where I have the need is in the Mozilla (1.2b) browser.
The idea of using the X selection buffer is interesting - never done
something like that though.
On Thu, 2002-11-14 at 09:09, Keith Garner wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 9:03AM -0600, Dave Basener wrote:
> > In my job I have to put my "signature" on many actions, usually in a
> > web
> > page form. I would like to attach a one-liner (i.e. Dave Basener :
> > System Administrator : Aurora University" to a key. xmodmap does not
> > appear to be designed to allow this.
> > Any ideas? Am I missing something obvious?
> I can't think of anything obvious, but....
> I would assume that most of the places you need it are files you're
> editing in a text editor? Defining a macro in your editor would
> probably take care of 90% of your needs, I would imagine.
> Another thing you could do is write a small program/script that hooks
> into x and puts the text that you need into the selection and/or cut
> buffer. You could tie that program to a key, and then just paste out
> the result.
> Keith T. Garner kgarner at kgarner.com
> Linux Users Of Northern Illinois - Technical Discussion
> luni at luni.org
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