Difference between revisions of "Kexi/Handbook/References/Keyboard Shortcuts"

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#Move selection upwards <keycap>Up-Arrow</keycap>
 
#Move selection upwards <keycap>Up-Arrow</keycap>
 
#Move selection downwards <keycap>Down-Arrow</keycap>
 
#Move selection downwards <keycap>Down-Arrow</keycap>
#Select highlighted item Enter
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#Select highlighted item <keycap>Enter</keycap>
  
 
== Main Menu ==
 
== Main Menu ==

Revision as of 18:46, 2 September 2014

Common Shortcuts

The following shortcuts are generally available in Menus to aid selection

  1. Move selection upwards Up-Arrow
  2. Move selection downwards Down-Arrow
  3. Select highlighted item Enter

Main Menu

This is the menu presented on opening Kexi

Kexi Tab Menu

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

  1. Open Project Ctl+O
  2. New Project Ctl+N
  3. Quit Kexi Ctl+Q

Edit Menu

The following shortcuts apply to the process of editing data within columns, rows, and fields, in Forms and Tables

Editing text

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.

  1. Cut highlighted selection Ctl+X
  2. Copy highlighted selection Ctl+C
  3. Paste to cursor Ctl+V
  4. Cancel Field changesEsc
  5. Cancel Record changes Esc+Esc
  6. Undo latest edit Ctl+Z
  7. Undo the undos (Restore or Redo) Ctl+Shift+Z

Moving through fields in a Table

These shortcuts are generally available to move to different fields in a Table while editing or inputting data

  1. Move to the following field Right arrow, or, Tab
  2. Move the the preceding field Left arrow, or, Ctl+Tab

Moving through fields in a Form

These shortcuts are generally available to move to different fields in a Form while editing or inputting data

  1. Move to the following field Tab
  2. Move the the preceding field Ctl+Tab

Moving through records in a Table

These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a database, forwards and backwards (or up and down)

  1. Move down one record Down arrow, or, Ctl+Pg-Dn
  2. Move up one record Up arrow, or, Ctl+Pg Up
  3. Move down multiple records Pg-Dn
  4. Move up multiple records Pg-Up
  5. Move to first record Ctl+Home
  6. Move to last record Ctl+End

Moving through records in a Form

These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a database, forwards and backwards (or up and down)

  1. Move down one record Ctl+Pg-Dn
  2. Move up one record Ctl+Pg Up
  3. Move down multiple records Pg-Dn
  4. Move up multiple records Pg-Up
  5. Move to first record Ctl+Home
  6. Move to last record Ctl+End

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