Hotkeys are sometimes referred to as shortcut keys because of their ability to easily trigger an action (such as launching a program or keyboard macro). In the following example, the hotkey Win+N is configured to launch Notepad. The pound sign [#] stands for the Windows key, which is known as a modifier:
Creating custom SciTE Hotkeys are a great way to speed-up working in SciTE!
I highly recommend you download and print out these built-in SciTE4AutoHotkey hotkeys
Hotkeys are a great way to be more efficient! AutoHotkey makes it easy to create a hotkey for nearly anything however you can easily create your own customSciTE Hotkeys by making a tweak to your user.properties file.
Below is the text I have in my user.properties file which builds in hotkeys without needing AutoHotkey. You can find additional commands by going here. Just don’t forget you are not limited to these. In the video I show how you can create your own! Make sure you do nothave any comments within your list. In my video I have them but I realized, later, that this causes issues.
btw- To be able to highlight text and move it up or down you can add
This video walks through creating your own Custom SciTE Hotkeys
While it is easy to use Excel to transpose rows into columns, I’ve created an AutoHotkey script which negates the need to. Basically it examines what is on the clipboard and replaces tabs with line breaks, then it sends paste to the program thus it is transposing clipboard content. I have it triggered of hitting a hotkey and comes in pretty handy and can save some time if it is something you do frequently.
Below is a video which demonstrates it usage.
^+t:: ;Control, Shift and T trigger script
StringReplace, clipboard, clipboard,%A_Tab%, `r , All ;replace all tabs with line return
SendPlay,^v ;send "paste"
SciTE is a wonderful & powerful editor! I love using it for AutoHotKey, Python, HTML, SPSS, SQL, XML, and more! Below are SciTE Keyboard Shortcuts & Hotkeys to use with SciTE . I’ve bolded a few of the ones that I use very frequently. You also may like to check out the documentation. I have custom SciTE Hotkeys that I’ve added however they require updating files like the user.properties file which review in a this post.
You can download a printable version here. In the zip file you’ll find an Excel file which you can easily manipulate to your liking or just use the PDF versions.
SciTE Keyboard Shortcuts & Hotkeys
Magnify text size.
Reduce text size.
Restore text size to normal.
Cycle through recent files.
Delete to start of word.
Delete to end of word.
Delete to start of line.
Delete to end of line.
Go to start of document.
Extend selection to start of document.
Go to start of display line.
Go to end of document.
Extend selection to end of document.
Go to end of display line.
Expand or contract a fold point.
Select to next bookmark.
Select to previous bookmark.
Find selection backwards.
Line transpose with previous.
Selection duplicate. (Great to use in SciTE editor)