Keyboard Shortcuts with Hype & Keyboard Maestro

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(Mattias Lindberg) #1

Let me chime in to give this “Pro” advice. Buy and start using Keyboard Maestro. I use it for practically every software I have. You can make macros and use both Menus and hotkeys. And since Hype 3 have almost all its commands in the menu, you can make your own hotkeys out of everything… Here is my hotkey macros for Hype:


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Very cool! Thanks for sharing.


(Greg) #3

I use a ‘text expander’ for adding text to things, such as a short cut for entering header tags for style and javascripts or common javascripts that I use regularly.


(Mark Hunte) #4

Lol. @gasspence, I’m just finishing off my writing my own app to do something similar, mainly to use with Hype since it does not (yet) have a built in user defined code library…

My app uses the new’ish Apple application extensions to allow me to type a short text in say Hype, select it and select my Quick Text.app’s extension.

It then replaces the short text with whatever text/code I have set for that particular short text.
You can also add new entries by selecting a block of text and then a service contextual to add to Quick Text.app, which opens the app for you to edit the entry.

You can also define a preference to encapsulate unknown selected for example I set mine to encapsulate it in console.log().

You can also add using the App.


(Greg) #5

Awesome Mark, I also use a text short cut in my expander for console.log(), but it does not encapsulate. Are you planning to sell your app?


(Mark Hunte) #6

Not sure. I may just give it to you all free. Always worried my coding is not good enough for the store.


(Dennis van Leeuwen) #7

Any update on this Mark?


(Mark Hunte) #8

I wrote the app and use it all the time, but I want to rewrite how it uses storage which will then simplify some of the code as well as take out some of the bugs.
At the moment it store stuff in a plist file ( like a preference file).
I really should have done it using whats called core data.

Just not got around to it yet…


(Dennis van Leeuwen) #9

No worries… if you need money to motivate yourself give us a paypal adress.