On 26 November 2012 23:40, Rich Shepard <rshepard@...> wrote:
> 1.) If I enter an unpublished manuscript into the database table, then
> acquire a published version, can I change the document type from
> 'unpublished' to 'article' and provide the additional information? If so,
> how do I do this since I don't see a menu item that looks appropriate.
This is possible, although it's perhaps not so easy to find. When the entry
editor is open, it displays the type of the entry in the upper left.
Right-click the type name, and you'll see a list of entry types that you
can switch to.
> 2.) Is there a way to configure jabref to use the keyboard shortcuts
> entering/editing text? I'm used to using emacs and have my other editors
> (joe and lyx) configured to use the same key controls; e.g., ctrl-d to
> delete the character following the point, ctrl-a and ctrl-e to move to the
> begining and end, respectively, of the line. Having to use the arrow and
> keys, and the pointy device, to move around the text is not as convenient
> using ctrl and alt key shortcuts. I don't know java but my C and Python
> is written to use these shortcuts in text fields.
No, there's no option to configure these keyboard shortcuts.