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Old 11-30-2012, 11:22 AM   #1
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tying a text string to a keystroke combination in gnome

Is there a way to tie a text string to a keystroke under gnome (a simple macro)?

For example, I want to press ctrl+f10 and gnome will paste "abc" into the current window.

The software centre shows pnee & xnee, which seem like an overkill. Is there something simpler (for gnome) doing what I need?

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Use exo-open --launch in a /usr/bin/script, and use 'key bindings' to define the keys.
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thanks, but isnt exo-* a lib for xfce? Im using gnome (the default on debian stable)


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