Shortcut keys question
On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 20:00 +0200, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 10:52:56 -0700
> Jeffrey Needle <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm using the Ubuntu install called Wubi -- still deciding whether I
> > will stick with Linux or return to Windows (yuck).
> > Is there a way to assign a shortcut key that will insert the current
> > date into a document or a database field? I know I can do this
> > individually by app, but I would love to have a common way of doing this
> > wherever I am in the system.
> > I'm using Gnome desktop.
> Don't know about assigning a string to a short-cut in the general
> sense, however until someone who knows helps you out, what you could do
> is simply to right-click on the calendar applet in the gnome panel,
> which then gives you the possibility to copy the current date (and
> time too, should you wish) to the clipboard. Then you can just use Shift
> +Insert to put it anywhere you want.
Thanks -- works nicely. I'll wait to see if someone else has an idea.
I appreciate the tip!
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