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Turn PasteButton into keyboard shortcut

I'm looking for a general "recipe" to do with a keyboard shortcut what I currently do with a PasteButton. Here is a working toy example ...
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Turning off or modifying the displayed Code Assist value for a specific input alias

Short Version: How do I turn off (or specify a simple replacement for) Code Assist predictive-interface for a specific input alias? Longer Version: Using the Notation package I have put together a ...
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ActionMenu with blank entries until mouseover

Note: The code below requires version 12.0. Problem Overview: I am having some strange behavior with an ActionMenu, where the items in the menu don't show up until the mouse passes over them, as ...
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Looking for alternative to programmatically-generated palette

Short version of the question: Is there a way to have an escape-sequence alias (or user-defined keyboard shortcut) pop up a dialog box or other type of input structure allowing the selection of a ...
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Display form for numerical integration (like `\[Esc] dintt \[Esc]`)?

When I use the alias \[Esc] dintt \[Esc] to pretty print a definite integral in my notebook, it actually stands for ...
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How to input superscript without using Superscript[x,y]? [duplicate]

Just as the title, how can I input superscript without using Superscript[x,y]? To be more specific, I'm not trying to type Power ...
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How to set InputAlias for all future notebooks that are opened in current session?

This code (SetOptions[#1, InputAliases -> {"xx" -> "X"}] & ) /@ Notebooks[]; will define the alias [esc]xx[esc] to ...
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Remove extra space between commas in subscripts generated by InputAlias

There are (unwanted) extra spaces between comma separators that are generated when I create an alias with subscript. Here is the code I am using: ...
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Symbolize Subscript doesn't work

I want Mathematica to interpret subscripted variables as symbols. I found documentation suggesting the Notation package could do this, but if I do: ...
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Input Aliases in Mathematica 10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 11.1.1 or later In Mathematica 9, typing in an input alias such as intt would result in the keyboard cursor ...
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Creating a function that can be called like the definite integral template (dintt)

The definite integral template takes 4 arguments as can be seen here: Is it possible to make a function that can be called in the same kind of way? For example is it possible to make this call a ...
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Esc-esc for special characters and autocomplete in Mathematica 9 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Mathematica 9 and have noticed a slightly annoying behavior that I was looking to remedy. In the past I would type special characters, e.g. ...
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When should I use Apply (or Function) and when @@ (or &)?

This is a rather general question, which I fail to answer myself. I guess it is mainly due to my insufficient knowledge of the precise terms. If I understand correctly, the following are equivalent: ...
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Input alias having a place holder which gets selected when the alias is used

If one executes the following code ...