Keyboard Shortcuts

On this page we will keep a list of shortcut keys for the EpiData software programs.

Manager

Program

Command Linux Mac Windows
New Project Ctrl+N ⌘+N Ctrl+N
Open Project Ctrl+O ⌘+O Ctrl+O
Open Recent Ctrl+Shift+[1..9] ⌘+⇧+[1..9] Ctrl+Shift+[1..9]
Save Project Ctrl+S ⌘+S Ctrl+S
Save Project As Ctrl+Shift+S ⌘+⇧+S Ctrl+Shift+S
Close Project Ctrl+W ⌘+W Ctrl+F4
Settings Alt+S ⌘+, Alt+S
Close Program Ctrl+Q ⌘+Q Alt+F4
Print Ctrl+P ⌘+P Ctrl+P

Project

Command Linux Mac Windows
Project Settings Alt+P ⌘+Shift+P Alt+P
ValueLabel Editor Alt+V ⌘+V Alt+V

Designer

Function Keys:

Command Linux Mac Windows
New Integer Field 1 1 1
New Float Field 2 2 2
New String Field 3 3 3
New Date Field 1) 4 4 4
New Label 5 5 5

Using the Shift key with the above keys auto creates the field using the default field length and default field prefix defined in settings (see above).

Command Linux Mac Windows
Edit selected section/field/heading Enter Enter
Delete selected section/field/heading Delete Delete
Select previous section/field/heading Up Arrow Up Arrow Up Arrow
Select next section/field/heading Down Arrow Down Arrow Down Arrow
Select section/field/heading on previous page Page Up ⌥+Up Arrow Page Up
Select section/field/heading on next page Page Down ⌥+Down Arrow Page Down
Select top-most section/field/heading Home ⌘+Up Arrow Home
Select bottom-most section/field/heading End ⌘+Down Arrow End
Copy Selected control Ctrl+C ⌘+C Ctrl+C
Cut Selected control Ctrl+X ⌘+X Ctrl+X
Paste Selected control 2) Ctrl+V ⌘+V Ctrl+V
Undo Ctrl+Z ⌘+Z Ctrl+Z
Redo Ctrl+Shift+Z ⌘+⇧+Z Ctrl+Shift+Z
Import Structure/Data Ctrl+I ⌘+I Ctrl+I

Using Shift / Cmd (for Mac) key when deleting a control, the program will issue NO WARNING before deleting. Use this with caution if working on real datasets.

EntryClient

Program

Command Linux Mac Windows
Open Project Ctrl+O ⌘+O Ctrl+O
Open Recent Ctrl+Shift+[1..9] ⌘+⇧+[1..9] Ctrl+Shift+[1..9]
Save Project Ctrl+S ⌘+S Ctrl+S
Close Project Ctrl+W ⌘+W Ctrl+F4
Settings Alt+S ⌘+, Alt+S
Close Program Ctrl+Q ⌘+Q Alt+F4

Data Entry

Command Linux Mac Windows
Shows a picklist for valuelabels (if assigned) + or F9 + + or F9
Shows a field notes (if assigned) F12 ⌘+⇧+N F12
Select previous field Up Arrow Up Arrow Up Arrow
Select next field Down Arrow Down Arrow Down Arrow
Insert system-missing . . .

Record Navigation

Command Linux Mac Windows
New Record Ctrl+N ⌘+N Ctrl+N
Goto a specified record Ctrl+G ⌘+G Ctrl+G
Goto first record Ctrl+Home ⌘+⇧+Left Arrow Ctrl+Home
Jump X* records back Ctrl+Left Arrow ⌘+Left Arrow Ctrl+Left Arrow
Goto previous record Shift+Left Arrow ⇧+Left Arrow Shift+Left Arrow
Goto next record Shift+Right Arrow ⇧+Right Arrow Shift+Right Arrow
Jump X* records forward Ctrl+Right Arrow ⌘+Right Arrow Ctrl+Right Arrow
Goto last record Ctrl+End ⌘+⇧+Right Arrow Ctrl+End

* The number of records to skip may be specified in the settings

Command Linux Mac Windows
Empty Search Ctrl+Shift+F ⌘+⇧+F Ctrl+Shift+F
Search on current entry Ctrl+F ⌘+F Ctrl+F
Repeat search forward F3 ⌘+G F3
Repeat search backward Shift+F3 ⌘+⇧+G Shift+F3
Search with list result Ctrl+L ⌘+L Ctrl+L

Other

Command Linux Mac Windows
Copy Current Record to Clipboard Ctrl+Shift+C ⌘+⇧+C Ctrl+Shift+C
Copy Current Field to Clipboard F5 ⌘+⌥+C F5
1) Uses default date setting
2) Uses default “paste-as” setting
documentation/keyboard_shortcuts.txt · Last modified: 2015/08/24 11:40 by torsten.bonde.christiansen
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