Keyboard Mapping Editor

The Keyboard Mapping editor allows you to create, modify, and view key maps.

To open the keyboard mapping editor

• Choose File > Keyboard Mapping from the main menu.

 

A

Select a Key Map to use or modify.

B

Click New to create a custom key map based on the selected one.

C

Click Remove to remove the selected key map (custom maps only).

D

Click View in Browser to display an HTML page in your default browser showing all key assignments in the selected map.

E

Select an editor or tool in the Group list to show or modify its key assignments in the Commands list and keyboard diagram.

F

Select a command in the Command list to display its keyboard shortcut in red.

Add a key assignment by dragging a command onto a key in the keyboard diagram while holding down the Shift, Ctrl, and/or Alt keys as desired (custom maps only).

G

Display keys that conflict with those used by another editor. Keys that are used by the editor selected in the View box are colored dark brown.

H

Activate Ctrl, Shift, and/or Alt to display the correspondnig modifier key combinations in the keyboard diagram.

I

Click Clear to remove the key assignment from the command selected in the Command list (custom maps only).

J

The keyboard diagram shows the keys and key combinations used by the editor or tool selected in the Group box.

White: no command has been assigned to this key.

Beige: a command from another editor or tool has been assigned to this key.

Light Brown: a command from the currently selected editor or tool has been assigned to this key.

Red: this key corresponds to the currently selected item in the Command box.

Hover the mouse pointer over a key to display the assigned command in a tooltip, or click a key to select the assigned command in the Commands list.



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