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Indexing Studio Shortcuts

These shortcuts can be used to improve the speed of data entry, for indexing users who do not use a mouse.

Viewing Panes in Indexing Studio

To restore a view when it's closed or make it the active pane:

  • Ctrl+Shift+W – Displays the Workspace pane.
  • Ctrl+Shift+D – Displays the Documents pane.
  • Ctrl+Shift+I – Displays the Index Fields pane.
  • Ctrl+Shift+V – Displays the Validation pane.

Index Set Keyboard Controls

Date and Time Field Selected

  • Shift+Enter – Enters Today's Date in the currently active Index Field.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Enter – Displays the Date Picker, if the currently active Index Field.

The above keystrokes have no effect on fields except Date and Time fields.

Any Index Field Selected

  • Ctrl+Equals – Shows the Multiple Field Values window.
  • Ctrl+Minus – Hides the Multiple Field Values window.
  • Ctrl+Up Arrow – Navigates to Previous Document in list.
  • Ctrl+Down Arrow – Navigates to Next Document in list.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Up Arrow – Navigates to Previous Page in document.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Down Arrow – Navigates to Next Page in document.

With focus on an Index field text box, after using the keyboard to navigate to the next document or page, you will need to press the Enter key to return focus to the index field.

For example: the sequence of keystrokes for moving three pages down (and preparing the User Interface to receive index values) would be as follows: 

Ctrl+Shift+Down, Enter; Ctrl+Shift+Down, Enter; Ctrl+Shift+Down, Enter.

Indexes Tab – Index Sets Navigation Buttons

The ribbon's Indexes tab Index Set and Navigation buttons are described below – with their keyboard navigation alternatives, when the Index field has focus.

  • Ctrl+N – Creates a new index set and gets immediate focus.
  • Ctrl+Shift+C – Clears index values from the currently selected index set.
  • Ctrl+D – Deletes the current index set and displays the next available index set.
  • Ctrl+F11 – Displays the first index set.
  • F11 – Displays the previous index set.
  • F12 – Displays the next available index set.
  • Ctrl+F12 – Displays the last available index set.

With focus on an index field text box, after using the keyboard to navigate to the next document or page, you will need to press the Enter key to return focus to the index field.

For example: the sequence of keystrokes for moving three pages down (and preparing the User Interface to receive index values) would be as follows: 

Ctrl+Shift+Down, Enter; Ctrl+Shift+Down, Enter; Ctrl+Shift+Down, Enter.

Navigating Down the Index Fields View

You can navigate down through the Index Fields view by using the Enter key.

  • Enter on an active index field to move to the next index field, if one is available.
  • Enter on the Last Index Field of a Document attempts to return focus to the First Index Field of a Page, if Page-level Index Fields exist. From that point on, you will be navigating through Page-level Index Fields, until you select Enter in the Last Index Field of the Last Page. Upon selecting Enter in the Last Index Field of the Last Page, you will be moved to the First Index Field of the Next Document and so on.

Triggering an Index Assistant

Creating Blank Documents

It is possible to create a blank (i.e. empty) document so that you can then add pages from other documents.

  • Ctrl+N – Creates a blank document in the Documents pane.

Renaming a Favourite Folder

Select the Favourites tab, select the folder to be renamed and press F2 on the keyboard. Rename the folder.

Store Documents

  • F3 – Stores the selected documents in the Document pane.
  • Ctrl+F3 – Stores all the documents in the Document pane.
  • Ctrl+Shift+F3 – Stores all documents in all the Data Definitions.

Other Shortcuts

For Keyboard alternatives to mouse actions, you can use in Adobe Reader and Acrobat, see:

Accessibility Features @ http://help.adobe.com/en_US/reader/using/WS4bebcd66a74275c3- 7d28390112a81b3ebff-8000.html#WSebddb957d123ebb07638182129c9cde4cc-7fff

For Keyboard alternatives to mouse actions, you can use with Windows, see:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126449

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