Shortcut for preview-insert

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Fri Jan 10 07:38:04 UTC 2020

On 1/9/20 1:24 PM, Andrew Parsloe wrote:
> Dear developers,
> I notice that the shortcut Ctrl+P is not used as a shortcut anymore.
> If I remember correctly it was used when LyX supported direct printing
> of the LyX file. I suggest that it be bound to preview-insert which
> currently has no shortcut. With this binding, a couple of quick taps
> of the keys, Ctrl+P Ctrl+L inserts an ERT inset inside a preview inset
> with the cursor waiting inside the ERT inset. Type your latex code,
> move the cursor outside and preview does its magic. (The actual typing
> sequence is: hold down the Ctrl key, then tap P L which are diagonally
> adjacent keys on a qwerty keyboard. It's very convenient.)

As I'm sure you know, you can assign this yourself if you wish. Whether
LyX should do so is a different question. Shortcuts being in short suppl
(yuk, yuk), we might want to think about how to assign this one.


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