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Every Bangle components that support keybindings will

  • accept a keybindings named parameter in its plugins() method.
  • export defaultKeys object to get access to all the default keys.

In the example below we look at how to customize a keybindings for the bold component.

import { bold } from '';
// If you pass nothing the `bold.defaultKeys` keybindings will be usedbold.plugins();
// To override the toggleBoldbold.plugins({  keybindings: {    toggleBold: 'Ctrl-d',  },});
// To disablebold.plugins({  keybindings: {    toggleBold: null,  },});
// Selectively modify one keybold.plugins({  keybindings: {    ...bold.defaultKeys,    toggleBold: 'Ctrl-d',  },});

Adding custom keybindings#

If you want to create your own keyboard sorcery you will need to use Prosemirror.Keymap. Let us create a Ctrl-s shortcut which shouts the text content whenever pressed.

import { keymap } from '';
const state = new BangleEditorState({  plugins: () => [    keymap({      'Ctrl-s': (state, dispatch, view) => {        alert(state.doc.textContent);      },    }),    // ... other plugins  ],});
  • The docs at Prosemirror.Keymap go deeper into syntax.

  • The nomenclature for key names is provided by w3c-keyname.

  • If there are competing keybindings, the one that is defined first wins.

  • Since keymap accepts a {[string]: Command} all the commands logic apply, for example, you can return an early false to avoid handling the key event.