Additional keyboard shortcuts for Copy, Paste etc.
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From system menu, go to System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts, there you can define custom keyboard shortcut(s). If you have any problem, you can click on Help (at bootom of same windows) to read more on how to add shortcut.
I know how to add a shortcut, the problem is I don't know what's the command for 'Copy' and 'Paste'. Once I know what is the command for it, I can create the shortcut and assign a keyboard shortcut to it.
Note that, whatever shortcut you will create, will fall under Custom shortcuts catagory. You cannot create a shortcut for an already existing command. You're going to create a Custom one, so don't ask that I don't know the command. There will be no command(s), but only combination of some keys.
Anyway, go under Keyboard Shortcuts option, click on Add, and a new box will open.
In that box, you will find two options - Name and Command. So add it like,
For copy, Name: Mycopy; Command: Ctrl+j
For paste, Name: Mypaste; Command: Ctrl+k
Then under the list of already existing shortcuts, you will see a catagory of Custom shortcuts. And under that you will your Mycopy and Mypaste shortcuts.
If I use Name: Mycopy, Command: Ctrl+j, it doesn't work.
Ctrl+J is not the command, it's the keyboard shortcut.
Command is what Ctrl+J needs to perform
If that 'command' was already in the list, I could've edited it, since it's not, I need to add it.
So I need to know the command that the keyboard shortcut is going to perform (in this case: copy).