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== Common Shortcuts ==
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== Menus ==
 
The following shortcuts are generally available in Menus to aid selection
 
The following shortcuts are generally available in Menus to aid selection
  
#Move selection upwards <keycap>Up-Arrow</keycap>
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*Move selection upwards <keycap>Up-Arrow</keycap>
#Move selection downwards <keycap>Down-Arrow</keycap>
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*Move selection downwards <keycap>Down-Arrow</keycap>
#Select highlighted item <keycap>Enter</keycap>
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*Select highlighted item <keycap>Enter</keycap>
 
 
== Main Menu ==
 
This is the menu presented on opening Kexi
 
  
 
=== Kexi Tab Menu ===
 
=== Kexi Tab Menu ===
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These three shortcuts are shown on the menu. Opening Kexi defaults to this menu.
  
These three shortcuts are shown on the menu. Opening Kexi defaults to this menu
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*Open Project  <keycap>Ctrl+O</keycap>
 
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*New Project  <keycap>Ctrl+N</keycap>
#Open Project  <keycap>Ctrl+O</keycap>
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*Quit Kexi <keycap>Ctrl+Q</keycap>
#New Project  <keycap>Ctrl+N</keycap>
 
#Quit Kexi <keycap>Ctrl+Q</keycap>
 
 
 
=== Edit Menu ===
 
The following shortcuts apply to the process of editing data within columns, rows, and fields, in Forms and Tables
 
  
==== Editing text ====
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== Editing ==
These shortcuts are generally available for in-field editing within Tables and Forms. Basic function keys to manoever around the text such as arrow keys, Backspace & Delete keys, Home & End, function as expected. In addition.
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These shortcuts are generally available for in-field editing within tables, queries, forms, reports, etc. Basic function keys to maneuver around the text such as arrow keys, Backspace & Delete keys, Home & End, function as expected. In addition.
  
#Cut highlighted selection <keycap>Ctrl+X</keycap>
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*Cut highlighted selection <keycap>Ctrl+X</keycap>
#Copy highlighted selection <keycap>Ctrl+C</keycap>
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*Copy highlighted selection <keycap>Ctrl+C</keycap>
#Paste to cursor <keycap>Ctrl+V</keycap>
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*Paste to cursor <keycap>Ctrl+V</keycap>
#Cancel Field changes<keycap>Esc</keycap>
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*Cancel Field changes<keycap>Esc</keycap>
#Cancel Record changes <keycap>Esc</keycap>+<keycap>Esc</keycap>
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*Cancel Record changes <keycap>Esc</keycap>+<keycap>Esc</keycap>
#Undo latest edit <keycap>Ctrl+Z</keycap>
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*Undo latest edit <keycap>Ctrl+Z</keycap>
#Undo the undos (Restore or Redo) <keycap>Ctrl+Shift+Z</keycap>
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*Redo (Undo the recent undo) <keycap>Ctrl+Shift+Z</keycap>
  
==== Moving through fields in a Table ====
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== Tabular View ==
These shortcuts are generally available to move to different fields in a Table while editing or inputting data
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These shortcuts are generally available for fields in a tabular view while editing or inputting data.
  
#Move to the following field <keycap>Right arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Tab</keycap>
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*Move to the following field (accepts changes in current cell) <keycap>Right arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Tab</keycap>
#Move the the preceding field <keycap>Left arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Ctrl+Tab</keycap>
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*Move the the preceding field (accepts changes in current cell) <keycap>Left arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Ctrl+Tab</keycap>
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*Save the currently edited record's data <keycap>Shift+Enter</keycap>
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*Cancel editing of the currently edited record's cell <keycap>Escape</keycap>.
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*Cancel editing of the currently edited record (if cell is not edited) <keycap>Escape</keycap>. This cancels all recent edits in cells of the current record. This means that in order to cancel editing current cell and entire record, <keycap>Escape</keycap> should be pressed twice, first for the cell, second for the record.
  
==== Moving through fields in a Form ====
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These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a tabular view.
These shortcuts are generally available to move to different fields in a Form while editing or inputting data
 
  
#Move to the following field <keycap>Tab</keycap>
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*Move down one record <keycap>Down arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Ctrl+PgDown</keycap>
#Move the the preceding field <keycap>Ctrl+Tab</keycap>
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*Move up one record <keycap>Up arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Ctrl+PgUp</keycap>
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*Move down multiple records <keycap>PgDown</keycap>
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*Move up multiple records <keycap>PgUp</keycap>
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*Move to first record <keycap>Ctrl+Home</keycap>
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*Move to last record <keycap>Ctrl+End</keycap>
  
==== Moving through records in a Table ====
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== Form View ==
These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a database, forwards and backwards (or up and down)
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These shortcuts are generally available for form fields while editing or inputting data.
  
# Move down one record <keycap>Down arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Ctrl+Pg-Dn</keycap>
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*Move to the following field <keycap>Tab</keycap>
# Move up one record <keycap>Up arrow</keycap>, or, <keycap>Ctrl+Pg Up</keycap>
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*Move the the preceding field <keycap>Ctrl+Tab</keycap>
#Move down multiple records <keycap>Pg-Dn</keycap>
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*Save the currently edited record's data <keycap>Shift+Enter</keycap>
#Move up multiple records <keycap>Pg-Up</keycap>
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*Cancel editing of the currently edited record's field <keycap>Escape</keycap>.
#Move to first record <keycap>Ctrl+Home</keycap>
 
#Move to last record <keycap>Ctrl+End</keycap>
 
  
==== Moving through records in a Form ====
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These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a form view.
These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a database, forwards and backwards (or up and down)
 
  
# Move down one record <keycap>Ctrl+Pg-Dn</keycap>
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*Move down one record <keycap>Ctrl+PgDown</keycap>
# Move up one record <keycap>Ctrl+Pg Up</keycap>
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*Move up one record <keycap>Ctrl+PgUp</keycap>
#Move down multiple records <keycap>Pg-Dn</keycap>
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*Move down multiple records <keycap>PgDown</keycap>
#Move up multiple records <keycap>Pg-Up</keycap>
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*Move up multiple records <keycap>PgUp</keycap>
#Move to first record <keycap>Ctrl+Home</keycap>
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*Move to first record <keycap>Ctrl+Home</keycap>
#Move to last record <keycap>Ctrl+End</keycap>
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*Move to last record <keycap>Ctrl+End</keycap>

Latest revision as of 18:41, 24 August 2015

Menus

The following shortcuts are generally available in Menus to aid selection

  • Move selection upwards Up-Arrow
  • Move selection downwards Down-Arrow
  • Select highlighted item Enter

Kexi Tab Menu

These three shortcuts are shown on the menu. Opening Kexi defaults to this menu.

  • Open Project Ctrl+O
  • New Project Ctrl+N
  • Quit Kexi Ctrl+Q

Editing

These shortcuts are generally available for in-field editing within tables, queries, forms, reports, etc. Basic function keys to maneuver around the text such as arrow keys, Backspace & Delete keys, Home & End, function as expected. In addition.

  • Cut highlighted selection Ctrl+X
  • Copy highlighted selection Ctrl+C
  • Paste to cursor Ctrl+V
  • Cancel Field changesEsc
  • Cancel Record changes Esc+Esc
  • Undo latest edit Ctrl+Z
  • Redo (Undo the recent undo) Ctrl+Shift+Z

Tabular View

These shortcuts are generally available for fields in a tabular view while editing or inputting data.

  • Move to the following field (accepts changes in current cell) Right arrow, or, Tab
  • Move the the preceding field (accepts changes in current cell) Left arrow, or, Ctrl+Tab
  • Save the currently edited record's data Shift+Enter
  • Cancel editing of the currently edited record's cell Escape.
  • Cancel editing of the currently edited record (if cell is not edited) Escape. This cancels all recent edits in cells of the current record. This means that in order to cancel editing current cell and entire record, Escape should be pressed twice, first for the cell, second for the record.

These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a tabular view.

  • Move down one record Down arrow, or, Ctrl+PgDown
  • Move up one record Up arrow, or, Ctrl+PgUp
  • Move down multiple records PgDown
  • Move up multiple records PgUp
  • Move to first record Ctrl+Home
  • Move to last record Ctrl+End

Form View

These shortcuts are generally available for form fields while editing or inputting data.

  • Move to the following field Tab
  • Move the the preceding field Ctrl+Tab
  • Save the currently edited record's data Shift+Enter
  • Cancel editing of the currently edited record's field Escape.

These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a form view.

  • Move down one record Ctrl+PgDown
  • Move up one record Ctrl+PgUp
  • Move down multiple records PgDown
  • Move up multiple records PgUp
  • Move to first record Ctrl+Home
  • Move to last record Ctrl+End

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