How to assign an unused shortcut?
I want to assign a shortcut to my new macro, but I’m just not so sure about which combinations of keys are available. So I want to find the file that stores the shortcut mapper data, and manually search for the shortcuts that already exist.
I found some of the shortcuts are stored in shortcuts.xml . The problem is that the <InternalCommands> tag doesn’t list all the existing shortcut key combinations.
Truly your best method for achieving what I think you really want is to just pick a shortcut combo you want to use and try to assign it. Notepad++ will tell you if it is already used for something else.
Only shortcut overrides to the defaults are stored in shortcuts.xml, so you aren’t going to be able to get a complete picture from looking at that.
Thanks for the reply. NPP 7.5.5 on my computer does behave as you say. I was using version 6.9.2 which doesn’t have his feature when posting this question. Problem solved.