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Padanges:
Hi,
could you please add a hotkey (I'd vote for F10) for "quick" Custom Field creation (at the end of columns) where you get a prompt just to type (without XMP options and list of current fields) the Label (with the default label "Column #", where # is the total number of columns+1) and press OK (ESC for quick Cancel), for the new PDFe release? That would enrich interactivity and the workflow.


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RTT:
The idea here is to add a new custom field, with the default settings except for the label, to the list of custom fields and to the active grid layout at the same time?

Padanges:

--- Quote ---The idea here is to add a new custom field, with the default settings except for the label, to the list of custom fields and to the active grid layout at the same time?
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Yes. You hit the hotkey and get a prompt for creating a new Custom Column (with selected edit text field string "Label #").

Padanges:
Perhaps, it is possible to create a custom db field using a script? Could you share a proper syntax sample (do we need to specify all XMP properties, etc.)? I guess that way it is possible to assign a hotkey to a script and accomplish the column creation.

Padanges:
By the way, assigning for example F7 to a "My Scripts" tool shortcut key for a specific script works only if "show icon in the toolbar" is checked :( you can set same shortcuts for couple of scripts but it will trigger only the last one which was made visible as an icon! It would be interesting to fire-up couple scripts at once but how would they share one batch i/o log?


P.S. Why not calling "My Scripts" tool a "Script Tools" (since it actually works like the PDFe Tools, e.g. "Find Duplicates...") - we already have "My Scripts" tag which denotes scripts which are not in "Library" and not "Samples" (in "Scripts Editor") and once you start working with "My Scripts" for "Edit Info Fields" batch tool, it seems that "My Scripts" tool is probably the same thing. IMHO, it takes more time (and confussion) to learn PDFe features when there are duplicate names/tags/titles.

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