How to Use KM to Create Latex Macros

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My question is how to use KBM to create Latex macros.

For example, if I enter \ref{}, KBM doesn't like the . If I put a space after the , that is \ ref{}, then KBM will allow that but Latex doesn't.


Hey Jay,

Welcome to the forum!  :sunglasses:

Have a look at this:

Getting Started with Keyboard Maestro and the Forum

Our forum is a Discourse forum – here are a couple of resources:

Try searching the forum for "latex", and see what you find.

Take Care,

(Keyboard Maestro Moderator)

See: Text Fields and the Tokens user manual section, especially the Processing section.

The \ means something to Keyboard Maestro as well, so either turn off token processing in the gear menu of the action, or double the \\ so that Keyboard Maestro replaces it with a single backslash.