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User Guide
Quick Action Menu
Quick Action Menu Overview
The Quick Action Menu enables you to quickly perform actions while creating content.
Using the Quick Action Menu to Insert an Element
Use the Quick Action Menu to insert the UI Control element in a task topic.
Quick Action Menu Overview

The Quick Action Menu enables you to quickly perform actions while creating content.
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The Quick Action Menu is an advanced feature that enables you to quickly perform common actions in easyDITA. Press Meta+Shift to access the menu and then press the appropriate letter for the action you want to perform.
  • Windows: press Ctrl+Shift
  • Mac: press Cmd+Shift
For example, a Mac user would press Cmd+Shift+I to quickly insert an element.
Using the Quick Action Menu to Insert an Element

Use the Quick Action Menu to insert the UI Control element in a task topic.
  1. In the Content Manager , open a task topic and place your cursor where you want to insert the UI Control element.
  2. If you’re a Windows user, press and hold Ctrl+Shift. If you’re a Mac user, press and hold Cmd+Shift.

    Expected Result
    The Quick Action Menu displays.
  3. To insert an element, while holding Ctrl+Shift or Cmd+Shift, press I.

    Expected Result
    The Insert Menu displays.
  4. Press Enter to insert the element where your cursor is placed.

    Expected Result
    Based on your cursor location, the elements that are available to be inserted display.
  5. Enter ui and navigate to the UI Control element.

    Expected Result
  6. Press Enter .
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The UI Control element is inserted using the Quick Action Menu .