Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts

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Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts

You can define or change the keyboard shortcuts in MapForce as follows:

 

1.On the Tools menu, click Customize.
2.Click the Keyboard tab.

 

 

To assign a new Shortcut to a command:

1.Select the Tools | Customize command and click the Keyboard tab.
2.Click the Category combo box to select the menu name.
3.Select the command you want to assign a new shortcut to, in the Commands list box.
4.Click in the Press New Shortcut Key: text box, and press the shortcut keys that are to activate the command.

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The shortcuts appear immediately in the text box. If the shortcut was assigned previously, then that function is displayed below the text box.

5.Click the Assign button to assign the shortcut. The shortcut now appears in the Current Keys list box.

 

(To clear the entry in the Press New Shortcut Key text box, press any of the control keys, CTRL, ALT or SHIFT).

 

 

To de-assign or delete a shortcut:

1.Click the shortcut you want to delete in the Current Keys list box.
2.Click the Remove button.
3.Click the Close button to confirm.

 

Note:The Set accelerator for does not currently have any function.

 

The currently assigned keyboard shortcuts are as follows:

 


F1

Help Menu

F2

Next bookmark (in output window)

F3

Find Next

F10

Activate menu bar

Num +

Expand current item node

Num -

Collapse item node

Num *

Expand all from current item node



CTRL + TAB

Switches between open mappings

CTRL + F6

Cycle through open windows

CTRL + F4

Closes the active mapping document



Alt + F4

Closes MapForce

Alt + F, F, 1

Opens the last file

Alt + F, T, 1

Opens the last project



CTRL + N

File New

CTRL + O

File Open

CTRL + S

File Save

CTRL + P

File Print



CTRL + A

Select All

CTRL + X

Cut

CTRL + C

Copy

CTRL + V

Paste

CTRL + Z

Undo

CTRL + Y

Redo



Del

Delete component (with prompt)

Shift + Del

Delete component (no prompt)

CTRL + F

Find

F3

Find Next

Shift + F3

Find Previous



Arrow keys


(up / down)

Select next item of component

Esc

Abandon edits/close dialog box

Return

Confirms a selection



Output window hotkeys


CTRL + F2

Insert Remove/Bookmark

F2

Next Bookmark

SHIFT + F2

Previous Bookmark

CTRL + SHIFT + F2

Remove All Bookmarks

 

Zooming hotkeys


CTRL + mouse wheel forward

Zoom In

CTRL + mouse wheel back

Zoom Out

CTRL + 0 (Zero)

Reset Zoom




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