Creating custom shortcut for cross-referencing

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at
Thu Jan 2 16:04:12 UTC 2020

On Tue, Dec 31, 2019 at 10:53:50PM -0800, Hung-Tzu Chang wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to ask about how to create custom keyboard shortcut for the
> "Insert | Cross-Reference" function in LyX. I searched through the list in
> Preferences->Editing->Shortcuts and couldn't find the corresponding item
> for such function. I also searched through the LyX bind folder for the
> program and found the function "reference-insert" in the file "aqua.bind".
> However, the function "reference-insert" cannot be found in the preference
> menu. Manually adding the "reference-insert" line to the bind file
> user.bind in the .config folder doesn't work. The LyX version in question
> is 2.3.3 (both Windows and Mac).
> Thank you and happy new year!
> Best,
> Hung-Tzu

The following might be helpful for learning how to figure out the
correct command:

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