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Re: st: [Stata 12] Issue with -export excel-

From   Eric Booth <>
To   "<>" <>
Subject   Re: st: [Stata 12] Issue with -export excel-
Date   Wed, 27 Jul 2011 18:39:41 +0000


Great. Thanks for the detailed and quick reply.

- Eric
On Jul 27, 2011, at 1:24 PM, <>
 <> wrote:

> Eric Booth <> asked:
>> _3.  Finally, I like to block indent/shift my code to the right.  In Stata 11
>> the Command+] shortcut would shift code right.  In Stata 12, if you right
>> click on selected text, the contextual menu mentions that the shortcut has
>> changed to Command+} (which I guess would be Command+Shift+]), but this
>> doesn't work.  I played with key combinations until I discovered that it's
>> actually Fn+Control+].  I wonder if that's an error in the shortcut key
>> assignment in Stata 12 or if there is a shortcut key combination from some
>> other application that is interfering.
> I'll let others at Stata address your first two questions.  In regards to your
> last question, it's simply because the contextual menu just has the wrong
> keyboard shortcut assigned to it.  The main menu has the keyboard shorcuts for
> Shift Left and Shift Right as Control-[ and Control-], respectively, and the
> main menu's keyboard shortcuts takes precedence over contextual menus.  It's
> been fixed and will be in the next update.
> It was necessary for us to reassign the keyboard shortcuts when we added
> tabbed windows support to Stata for Mac so that you can navigate between tabs
> in a window using the keyboard.  We tried to follow standard conventions for
> the keyboard shortcuts so Cmd-[ and Cmd-] now go back and forth between a
> Viewer's file history.  Cmd-Shift-[ and Cmd-Shift-] navigates between tabs in
> a window.
> -Chinh Nguyen
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