Mapping keyboard shortcut keys

You can map keyboard shortcut keys in HCL OneTest™ UI 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

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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 pop-up 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.
    Note: 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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