Keyboard

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Keyboard

The Keyboard tab allows you to create new keyboard shortcuts, or change existing shortcuts, for any application command.

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To assign a new shortcut to a command, or to change an existing shortcut, do the following.

 

1.Select the All Commands category in the Category combo box. Note that if a macro has been selected as an Associated Command, then macros are also available for selection in the Category combo box and a shortcut for the macro can be set.
2.In the Commands list box, select the command to which you wish to assign a new shortcut or select the command the shortcut of which you wish to change.
3.Click in the Press New Shortcut Key text box, and press the shortcut you wish to assign to that command. The shortcut appears in the Press New Shortcut Key text box. If the shortcut has not yet been assigned to any command, the Assign button is enabled. If the shortcut has already been assigned to a command, then that command is displayed below the text box and the Assign button is disabled.  (To clear the Press New Shortcut Key text box, press any of the control keys, Ctrl, Alt or Shift).
4.Click the Assign button to assign the shortcut. The shortcut now appears in the Current Keys list box. You can assign multiple shortcuts to a single command.
5.Click the Close button to confirm.

 

Deleting a shortcut

A shortcut cannot be assigned to multiple commands. If you wish to delete a shortcut, click it in the Current Keys list box and then click the Remove button.

 

Set accelerator for

Currently, accelerators can be set only as default. No other mode is available.

 

Default keyboard shortcuts

The default shortcuts of commonly used commands are listed below. An overview of all the application's menu commands is available in the Keyboard Map (Help | Keyboard Map).

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseFunction-key shortcuts (incl. for validation and transformation)

F1

Help Menu

F1 + Alt

Open Last File

F3

Find Next

F4 + CTRL

Close Active Window

F4 + Alt

Close XMLSpy

F5

Refresh

F6 + CTRL

Cycle through Open Windows

F7

Check Well-formedness

F8

Validate

F10

XSL Transformation

F10 + CTRL

XSL:FO Transformation

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseFile and Application commands

Alt + F1

Open Last File

CTRL + O

File Open

CTRL + N

File New

CTRL + P

File Print

CTRL + S

File Save

CTRL + F4

Close Active Window

CTRL + F6

Cycle through Open Windows

CTRL + TAB

Switch between Open Documents

Alt + F4

Close XMLSpy

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseNumeric keypad shortcuts (to expand/collapse nodes)

Num +

Expand

Num *

Expand Fully

Num –

Collapse

CTRL + Num –

Collapse Unselected

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseMiscellaneous keys

Up/Down Arrow Keys

Move Cursor or Selection Bar

Esc

Abandon Edits or Close Dialog Box

Return

Confirm Selection

Del

Delete Character or Selected

Shift + Del

Cut

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseEditing commands

CTRL + A

Select All

CTRL + F

Find

CTRL + G

Go to Line/Char

CTRL + H

Replace

CTRL + V

Paste

CTRL + X

Cut

CTRL + Y

Redo

CTRL + Z

Undo

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseText View commands

CTRL + E

Jump between Start/End Tags

CTRL + Shift + E

Select Element that Contains Cursor

CTRL + Alt + E

Go to Parent Element

CTRL + "+"

Zoom In

CTRL + "-"

Zoom Out

CTRL + 0

Reset Zoom

CTRL + mousewheel forwd

Zoom In

CTRL + mousewheel back

Zoom Out

 

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CTRL + D

Append CDATA

CTRL + E

Append Element

CTRL + I

Append Attribute

CTRL + M

Append Comment

CTRL + T

Append Text



CTRL + Shift + D

Insert CDATA

CTRL + Shift + E

Insert Element

CTRL + Shift + I

Insert Attribute

CTRL + Shift + M

Insert Comment

CTRL + Shift + T

Insert Text



CTRL + Alt + D

Add Child CDATA

CTRL + Alt + E

Add Child Element

CTRL + Alt + I

Add Child Attribute

CTRL + Alt + M

Add Child Comment

CTRL + Alt + T

Add Child Text

 

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CTRL + Dbl-click Element

Display Element Definition

 

Couble-click to expand/collapseDebugger commands

F9

Insert/Remove Breakpoint

F9 + Shift

Insert/Remove Tracepoint

F9 + CTRL

Enable/Disable Breakpoint

F9 + Shift + CTRL

Enable/Disable Tracepoint

F11

Step Into

F11 + Shift

Step Out

F11 + CTRL

Step Over

F11 + Alt

Start Debugger/Go

 

 


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