You probably already know that Alt-G following a piece of text accomplishes some pretty remarkable things. (The 'g' stands for 'get'.)

   For example:

Typing a number 1-12 followed by Alt-G opens a File Open dialog set to the SmartPath associated with that number. See this page in the Manual.

Typing a QuickLink name followed by Alt-G opens a File Open dialog set to the folder you associated with the QuickLink. See this page in this Manual.

Typing the name of a document that you know to be in a DropDown List followed by Alt-G inserts the document into the current document. See this page in the Manual. (If the location of the target term is in a glossary, you can type the subject assigned to the clause followed by Alt-G and Pathagoras will find it as well.)

Typing a document named in 'prefix/suffix' style inserts the document into the current document.See this page in the Manual.


   But there are even more Alt-G calls you should be aware of. (The calls are not case-sensitive. We capitalize letters below for clarity only.)

Meeting<Alt-G> starts a meeting with the support staff of Pathagoras. (Of course, you should pre-schedule the meeting with us so we are on the other end.)

Variables<Alt-G> gives you a list of several options dealing with variables, including mass conversions, and moving your variables in a convenient selectable DropDown List.

Last<Alt-G> opens the original of the last document you called or saved using Pathagoras tools. (If you called up a document from a DropDown Lists and noticed something that you wanted to correct or modify, type Last<Alt-G> and the original document will be displayed. Edit, save it and you are done.)

LastPath<Alt-G> opens a File Open dialog set to the folder that contains the last document you called or saved using Pathagoras tools

Upgrade<Alt-G> will take you to the screen for you to determine if your Annual Support Agreement is current and to download the latest version of Pathagoras if you are not otherwise up-to-date.

Samples<Alt-G> will generate a DropDown List containing approximately 75 samples of a wide variety of Pathagoras setups. (Simple and Robust Options, Repeat blocks, Variables, Group examples; Intake forms, etc.

MRU<Alt-G> opens the last document saved in Word (irrespective of its having been called by Pathagoras tools.)

Repeat<Alt-G> repeats one more time the text that was used in a <<*Repeat* . . . >> command. So if you said 'Repeat 3' but then determined that you need another copy, this is the tool.

PrefixTable<Alt-G> prepares a printable list of your prefixes and the folders to which they point.

(prefix)<Alt-G> opens the folder associated with the specific prefix.

Date<Alt-G> inserts the current date in your default date format (with field option). (L)

Today<Alt-G> inserts the current date in your default date format (no field option). (L)

Paint<Alt-G> will paint all of your Pathagoras setup characters in color, making it much easier to see them and detect coding issues.

Color<Alt-G>. Same as above. Just in case you couldn't remember 'paint.'

StructureChecker<Alt-G> runs the Pathagoras Structure Checker to determine if the various boundary markers are in balance and if the other coding is properly done.

SF<Alt-G> opens a File Open dialog set to your Super Folder.

Quicklinks<Alt-G> lets you set and/or edit your QuickLinks assignments.

SearchReplace<Alt-G> activates Pathagoras' search and replace feature, allowing you to search for multiple items across entire folders.

Highlight<Alt-G> tells Pathagoras to highlight all remaining variables in the current document.

Intakeform<Alt-G> displays a sample 'fancy' intake form that you can modify and send to clients for completion.

Tutor<Alt-G> calls up Pathagoras personal trainer.

DDL<Alt-G> is probably the quickest way to add a DropDown List to your collection.

DDL#<Alt-G> (subtituting a number 1-10 for #) will display the folder associated with the DDL in position #.

Alias<Alt-G> displays the various alias tools and options.

Options<Alt-G> displays the Options text creation tools.

Optional<Alt-G> displays the Optional text creation tools.

Interview<Alt-G> will create and interview (AskTable) from marked <<*Options/Optional/Repeats . . . .>> blocks.

Convert<Alt-G> allows you to view and then select from Pathagoras various conversion tools. (Convert simple to robust options; convert HotDocs to Pathagorized; convert docs to glossaries, and more)

Adobe<Alt-G) provides quick access to the Adobe filling and scraping tools the Pathagoras provides.

NameSubjectEditor<Alt-G> opens the Names & Subjects Editor, an incredible tool renaming an entire folder' worth of document in a single pass.

EditTools<Alt-G> displays the Editing Tools screen.

Path (or Folder)<Alt-G> inserts as plain text the current path (folder name) of the underlying document.

AKA<Alt-G> displays the A/K/A list for editing.

AltG<Alt-G> provides a printable list of these Alt-G calls. Pretty cool.


(L) means that 'local word' can be substituted if set in Local Settings.