Find out how to access and use the Keymaps window in Connexion client.
Purpose of the Keymaps window
- Assign keystroke shortcuts for menu items, diacritics/special characters, macros, or text strings.
- Select a default keymap (a file of key assignments).
- Open the Keymap Organizer window to work with keymap files.
- Reset keystrokes to default.
- Unassign any keystroke shortcut.
- List your customized keystrokes.
- Disable default keystroke shortcuts.
Access the Keymaps window
To assign a keystroke shortcut:
- Navigate to Tools > Keymaps or press <Alt><T><K>.
- (Optional) Select a keymap file to store keystrokes.
- Select the category of keystrokes you want to assign.
- Select the item within the category. If a keystroke is already assigned to the item, it displays in the Current Shortcut Keys field.
- Place the cursor in the Press New Shortcut Key field and press the keys you want to use.
- Click Assign. If the keystroke is already assigned, the client displays the item it is assigned to in shortcut Key Assigned to.
- When finished, click OK or Apply.
See more about how to customize keystroke shortcuts.
Keymaps window: Features and buttons
|How to use
|Select Keymap File list
|Default Keymap check box
|Click the check box to set the selected keymap file as the default.
|Display Commands for Category buttons
|Click one of the following categories to display a list of current items to which you can assign to keys:
|Menu Items/Macros/Characters/Text list
|Use the list to view or select a menu item, macro, character, or text string for which you want to change or create a keystroke shortcut.
This list changes and is named according to the category you select in the Display Commands for Category.
|Current Shortcut Keys
|View the keystroke currently assigned to the menu item, macro, character, or text string selected in the list.
|Press New Shortcut Key text field
|Create or change a keystroke assignment:
Any shortcut key you assign overrides a default shortcut key assignment. You can Reset to the default keys any time.Note:
|Shortcut Key Assigned to display
|When you type a key combination in the Press New Shortcut Key field, displays the item to which the shortcut key is currently assigned.
|Disable Application Default Shortcuts check box
|Click to turn off all default keystroke shortcut assignments. A check mark in the box indicates that the default shortcuts are disabled.
Default: Check box is deselected.
Note: Use the Unassign button to disable a single default keystroke assignment.
|Click the button to...
|Open the Keymap Organizer window. The purpose of the window is to:
|Restore key assignments to default settings in the selected keymap file.
|List all keystrokes you assigned and stored in the selected keymap file.
Note: To view all key assignments in a selected keymap file, including the defaults, go to View > Assigned Keys and select a keymap file.
|Unassign any keystroke assignment displayed in the Current Shortcut Keys field, including any default keystroke assignment.
|Click to assign the key you entered in the Press New Shortcut Key field to the menu item, macro, or character selected in the Menu Item/Macro/Character/Text list.
|Apply the settings you entered and close the window (or press <Enter>).
|Cancel changes that do not take effect immediately and close the window.