How to Use QuickPlace

This topic describes how to insert placeables using the QuickPlace feature. Placeables can include text formatting, tags, numbers, variables and dates.

How to Insert Placeables Using a QuickPlace Drop-down List

To insert placeables from the QuickPlace drop-down list:

  1. In the Editor window, when the cursor is at the point where you want to insert the placeable, press Ctrl+,(comma). A drop-down list of available placeables from the source segment is displayed.

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  1. The first placeable is selected automatically. In the source segment, the placeable or formatted text is highlighted.

  2. If this is the required placeable, press Enter or Tab to insert the tag into the target segment. If the placeable is one of a pair, a ghost tag is also inserted.

  3. If this is not the placeable you want to select, press Down Arrow to select another one from the drop-down list and then press Enter or Tab.

  1. If the placeable you selected is formatting and has a closing tag, continue typing. The selected tag formatting is applied to the text.

  2. When you want the formatting to stop being applied or want to insert the closing tag, press Ctrl+,(comma). Select the sample formatted text or closing tag closing_tag.jpg and press Enter to insert it into the document.

How to Insert Placeables Using QuickPlace

To insert placeables using QuickPlace:

  1. In the Editor window, when the cursor is at the point where you want to insert the placeable, right-click and select QuickPlace from the shortcut menu. A list of available placeables from the source segment is displayed in the QuickPlace dialog box.

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  1. The first placeable is selected automatically. In the source segment, the placeable or formatted text is highlighted.

  1. If the placeable you selected is formatting and has a closing tag, continue typing. The selected tag formatting is applied to the text.

  2. When you want the formatting to stop being applied or want to insert the closing tag, right-click and select QuickPlace from the shortcut menu. The QuickPlace dialog box is displayed. Select the sample formatted text or closing tag closing_tag.jpg press Enter to insert it into the document.

 

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