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Keyboard shortcut and hotkey
A control in a window or page can be associated with an alphanumeric character, a key or combination of keys ("keyboard shortcut"), etc.
This shortcut gives direct access to the control.
Remark: By default, you can set a "Hotkey" using the text of the control ('&' character before the letter to be defined as hotkey). For more details, see "& character".
How to?

Assigning a keyboard shortcut to a control in a window

To assign a keyboard shortcut to a control in a window:
  1. Open the control description window (select "Description" in the context menu).
  2. Go to the "UI" tab and click the button next to "Keyboard shortcut".
  3. Select the keys that constitute the desired hotkey.
    The "Detection" button is used to detect the key (or the combination of keys) used on the keyboard.
  4. Validate.
Android Remark: In Android, for security reasons, the "Home" and "End of call" keys cannot be used as shortcuts.
& character
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Last update: 06/19/2023

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