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Thread: Forum keyboard shortcuts

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    Thumbs up Forum keyboard shortcuts

    Any page:
    Alt+1 = go to forum home
    Alt+2 = go to hot topics
    Alt+3 = go to daily HIT threads
    Alt+4 = go to latest posts
    Alt+5 = open the chatroom
    Alt+6 = go to faq
    Alt+7 = open community menu
    Alt+8 = go to contact us
    Alt+9 = go to advanced search
    Alt+s = save settings/submit

    On forum pages (lists of threads):
    Alt+n = create a new thread

    On thread pages (lists of posts):
    Alt+n = takes you to quick reply

    message editor window shortcuts:
    Ctrl+b = bold
    Ctrl+i = italics
    Ctrl+L = insert link
    Ctrl+u = underline
    Alt+r = preview
    Alt+x = go advanced

    Anywhere BUT message editor:
    Alt+r = reset

    Member profile:
    Alt+c = cancel

    When logging in:
    Alt+c = checks the box for "Remember me"
    Alt+u = username box
    It's all good.

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    Thank you! That's pretty handy.

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    Is there a shortcut for "create new post"? That would save having to scroll to the bottom of the page every time to post a new HIT in the Daily HITs thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RippedWarrior View Post
    Is there a shortcut for "create new post"? That would save having to scroll to the bottom of the page every time to post a new HIT in the Daily HITs thread.
    Because I adore you, and I'm so fancy, done! Alt-N is "Post New Thread".
    It's all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spamgirl View Post
    Because I adore you, and I'm so fancy, done! Alt-N is "Post New Thread".
    Aww thanks, I appreciate your effort. BUT, what I really want is "Create new post" (within an existing thread). Can that be done?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RippedWarrior View Post
    Aww thanks, I appreciate your effort. BUT, what I really want is "Create new post" (within an existing thread). Can that be done?
    Alt-N on the thread page takes you to "Quick Post", if you have that enabled, or "Create New Post" if you don't.
    It's all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spamgirl View Post
    Alt-N on the thread page takes you to "Quick Post", if you have that enabled, or "Create New Post" if you don't.
    Works beautifully thank you so much!

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    Note that not all of the shortcuts work in all of the forum skins, but most should.
    It's all good.

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    I am a newbie, thank you for the shortcuts. it's very handy

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