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:zz: Hating moving the cursor?
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: :zz: Hating moving the cursor?
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 01:01:21 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <19981001051211.A21628@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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At 05:12 AM 10/1/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Ted Nelson wrote:
>> I'm all for generality, but since 75% of keyboards
>> (an Official Figure I just heard a voice whisper
>> from nowhere) are the standard silly arrangement,
>> there might well should be an option for those
>> who have this keyboard and want four windows.
>Why not select just the arrows for moving around, and use (say)
>alt-1, alt-2 for selecting which window they apply to?
>who hates using the program at the moment, every time I want
>to move a cursor it takes me 10 seconds to figure it out!
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