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Creating a keyboard shortcut for a specific font

asked 2019-06-11 20:22:26 +0200

Erel Segal-Halevi gravatar image

In Impress, I would like to make "Ctrl+T" convert the currently selected text to "Times New Roman" font.

In Tools->Customize, I found only the option of "Font Name". But when I set Ctrl+T to "Font Name" and click Ctrl+T, I just get the "Font Name" dialogue where I have to manually pick this font each time.

Is there a way to create a shortcut that will automatically change the font to Times New Roman without a dialogue?

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As it looks, there is no way with the keys. The question is, what do you want to achieve? Do you want to work fast with changing fonts, or do you just want to set a different font? For the latter, the format templates offer. Please edit your question and write what you want to achieve.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-06-11 20:52:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-06-11 20:53:07 +0200

Insert the macro

sub TNR
dim document, dispatcher as object
document   = ThisComponent.CurrentController.Frame
dispatcher = createUnoService("")
dim args1(4) as new
args1(0).Name = "CharFontName.StyleName"
args1(0).Value = ""
args1(1).Name = "CharFontName.Pitch"
args1(1).Value = 2
args1(2).Name = "CharFontName.CharSet"
args1(2).Value = 0
args1(3).Name = "CharFontName.Family"
args1(3).Value = 3
args1(4).Name = "CharFontName.FamilyName"
args1(4).Value = "Times New Roman"
dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:CharFontName", "", 0, args1())
end Sub


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This worked. Thank you so much!

Erel Segal-Halevi gravatar imageErel Segal-Halevi ( 2019-06-12 06:54:03 +0200 )edit
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