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Windows 7: Forum Shortcuts: How to use them?

26 Jan 2011   #1

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 
Forum Shortcuts: How to use them?

I've always wondered about it but was lazy to ask, but now, im gonna ask.

I see Alt+S appear when I hover my mouse over the 'Post Quick Reply' button, but pressing it opens the History menu in firefox. I've not tried in other browsers yet as Mozilla has remained my all time favourite.

So, how to make it work? Or simply they're disabled?

What are the other shortcuts, if any?

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26 Jan 2011   #2

 

TBH I'd never noticed them, I've just tried and they seem to work in IE8.

Edit I've just found this on vbulletin.com but they dont seem to work.

Quote:
ALT-S Submit (Front-end and Control Panel)
ALT-P Preview

ALT-1 Forum Home
ALT-2 New Posts
ALT-3 Toggles Print View
ALT-4 Search
ALT-5 FAQ
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26 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

The only one of those which seems to work is ALT-S for posting a quick reply. The others don't seem to work. However,these do (at east they do in IE):

ALT-X Switch to Advanced reply mode.
Ctrl-B Toggle Bold mode
Ctrl-I Toggle Italics
Ctrl-U Toggle Underline (the latter 3 only operate when the reply box is active)
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26 Jan 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Also:

ALT-X Switch to Advanced reply mode.
Ctrl-B Toggle Bold mode
Ctrl-I Toggle Italics
Ctrl-U Toggle Underline (these only operate when the reply box is active)
Those Ctrl codes work in nearly any text editor. I've been using them since the very early versions of Word and AmiPro.
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26 Jan 2011   #5

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
TBH I'd never noticed them, I've just tried and they seem to work in IE8.

Edit I've just found this on vbulletin.com but they dont seem to work.


Quote:
ALT-S Submit (Front-end and Control Panel)
ALT-P Preview

ALT-1 Forum Home
ALT-2 New Posts
ALT-3 Toggles Print View
ALT-4 Search
ALT-5 FAQ
So my thinking was right. These shortcuts thingy doesn't work with FF.

What does TBH mean by the way? I am not good at these phony language.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
The only one of those which seems to work is ALT-S for posting a quick reply. The others don't seem to work. However,these do (at east they do in IE):

ALT-X Switch to Advanced reply mode.
Ctrl-B Toggle Bold mode
Ctrl-I Toggle Italics
Ctrl-U Toggle Underline (the latter 3 only operate when the reply box is active)
Only the Ctrl options work, as they do with any other text field.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PeaB4YouGo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Also:

ALT-X Switch to Advanced reply mode.
Ctrl-B Toggle Bold mode
Ctrl-I Toggle Italics
Ctrl-U Toggle Underline (these only operate when the reply box is active)
Those Ctrl codes work in nearly any text editor. I've been using them since the very early versions of Word and AmiPro.
Indeed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jan 2011   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

TBH== To Be Honest. That implies the negative though (thanks JMH) {grin}
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26 Jan 2011   #7

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
TBH== To Be Honest. That implies the negative though (thanks JMH) {grin}
Hehe.. Thanks ZigZag.
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