Definitions shortcut??

jsmeyer's picture

I cannot seem to make the shortcut ctrl+= define mathematical values. It does zoom the type one notch and it does define (sometimes) the expression also. Perhaps this is my keyboard acting up, but you may have a problem with the definition shortcut conflicting with the upper-case identity of ctrl+-.
What say you?
Pax
Jim Meyer

jsmeyer's picture

With this software , there

With this software , there are lots of infelicities and I never know whether to mistrust it, my hardware, or my misuse.
Thanks.
Pax
Jim Meyer

pviton's picture

I have the same problem

I have the same problem (6.07/MSWin), so I guess it's not your keyboard.

Yes, it looks like it was an

Yes, it looks like it was an oversight to keep Ctrl+= as a shortcut since it is now used by the underlying system as a standard shortcut to increase the zoom level.  There doesn't seem to be an obvious replacement shortcut, so it will probably just need to be deleted from the menu and documentation.  Unless there is a suggestion for a shortcut that doesn't cause a conflict.

Looks like for Windows the

Looks like for Windows the next update will include Ctrl+Alt+= as a keyboard shortcut for New Definition.  The Cmd+= shortcut does work on OS X for New Definition.

jsmeyer's picture

Thanks for the update,

Thanks for the update, George.
Pax
JSM