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#1 דָנִיאֶל

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

Hi ya,

 

  I have just tried to type in an exact search using with the polytonic keyboard preference selected. I can enter characters and accents ok but I cannot get double quotes. In the polytonic they are entered as Shft-Command-" or Ctrl-Shift-" but nether of these renders in the search box - no character appears. In TextEdit the first fails but Ctrl-Shift-" works. Both key combinations work in Pages and I could not find a keyboard shortcut conflict. I also checked the Acc doc and I could not see a conflicting shortcut.

 

  Is this a bug or am I missing something ?

 

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#2 Helen Brown

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 05:12 AM

The exact search uses the equals sign, I think you are trying the inflected search, and you can use either single or double quotes for that. I agree that there is a bug as I cannot enter these with either the Greek Polytonic in the Accordance Preferences, or the Unicode menu option. We'll look into it, but in the meantime you can use the Enter Inflected form from the Search menu, or right-click menu, or even easier, see the form in the text, right-click and Search for Inflected Form which also gives you the exact search (case and accent sensitive).


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Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:23 AM

Thanx for looking into it Helen - yes I guess got my terms mixed up - inflected not exact. Thx D.


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ἡ μόνη ἀγαθὴ γλῶσσα γλῶσσα νεκρὰ ἐστιν

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"Du stammst vom Herrn Adam und der Herrin Eva ab", sagte Aslan. "Und das ist zugleich Ehre genug, um das Häupt des ärmsten Bettlers zu erheben, und genug, um die Schultern des größten Kaisers auf Erden zu beugen. Sei zufrieden." Aslan, Die Chroniken von Narnia, Prinz Kaspian von Narnia. CS Lewis. Übersetzt von Wolfgang Holbein und Christian Rendel.

 

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Mac : 2009 27" iMac                 Windows : HP 4540s laptop
      Intel Core Duo                          Intel i5 Ivy Bridge
      12GB RAM                                8GB RAM
      Accordance 11.2.4 and 12                Accordance 11.1.6 and 12
      OSX 10.11 (Yosemite)                    Win 10 Professional x64





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