Mapping keyboard shortcut keys

You can map keyboard shortcut keys in Functional Tester by changing the assignment of a shortcut key to a command. You can change the shortcut key for menu items and toolbar buttons.

Before you begin

To map a keyboard shortcut key:


  1. Click Window > Preferences, expand Workbench, and click Keys.

    The Keys preference page appears.

  2. On the Keyboard Shortcuts tab, under Command, take the following steps:

    1. In theCategory box, select the type of menu command for the shortcut key you want to change. For example, Script.

    2. In the Name list, select a menu item name. For example, Run.

    3. In the Assignments box, click In Windows or In Dialogs and Windows.

  3. Under Key Sequence, take the following steps:

    1. In the Name box, press the keys you want to assign to menu item. For example, Shift+Alt+F12.

      Tip: To add keys to your key sequence, click the Insert Special Key arrow at the far right end of the Name box, and select a key from the shortcut menu. You can select Backspace, Tab, and Shift+Tab. For example, you can create a key sequence of F12, Backspace, Tab.

    2. In the When box, select In Windows or In Dialogs and Windows.

  4. Click Add.

  5. Click OK.

    The new keyboard shortcut key does not take effect immediately for the menu item. After you close the Preferences dialog box, the change will take effect.

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