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KeyboardShortcuts

Page history last edited by David-Taylor 7 months, 2 weeks ago Saved with comment

The best place to find out about the accelerator keys (i.e. the shortcuts, or hotkeys), is in the Help file.  Search for "accelerator".  Here is a snapshot of that information.  Note that Upper-case and lower-case keys are significant - for example "W" and "w" have completely different functions.  Please let me know if there are any missing!

 

Key Function
Escape
Cancel log replays and Multilateration attempts (if PP has the focus)
F1
Help: open the help file
F3
Aircraft: repeat a find operation
F7
Chart/outline: find the largest scale chart containing the current display centre
F8
Chart/outline: toggle GPX waypoint overlay
F9
Chart/outline: toggle aircraft prediction
F10
Chart/outline: toggle Mlat only display
Shift-F10
Chart/outline: toggle display of Designated aircraft only
Ctrl-F10 Chart/outline: toggle Flag only display
F11
Toggle "My sky" display
F12 Chart/outline: toggle Beamfinder beams
A Aircraft: display all aircraft
C Toggle the Mode-A/C altitudes window (Charlie)
Ctrl-C Chart/outline: copy the current view location to the clipboard
Ctrl-E Chart/outline: toggle Circles
F Aircraft: display aircraft with Flags defined
Ctrl-F Aircraft: find an aircraft in the View..Aircraft display
M Aircraft: display aircraft with Mlat possible
N Aircraft: display aircraft without the Interested tag
Ctrl-O Chart: open a new chart
Left-shift Map button Chart/outline: download a satellite chart
Right-shift Map button Chart/outline: download an OSM (Open Street Map) chart
Ctrl left-shift Map button Chart/outline: download a satellite chart which is larger than the screen window
Ctrl right-shift Map button Chart/outline: download an OSM chart which is larger than the screen window
Ctrl-Map button Chart/outline: download a chart which is larger than the screen window
P Aircraft: display aircraft with positions only
Ctrl-P Insert a manual position report
Ctrl-Quick button Chart/outline: redefine an existing Quick button to be the current chart, outline or sky view
Ctrl-R Refresh sharing
U Aircraft: display aircraft without positions only
V Define the Vignette window (Victor, note the capital "V"!)
Ctrl-V Chart/outline: paste a view location from the clipboard
W Toggle the Wind-rose window (Whiskey)
a Data: toggle Aircraft data window (alpha)
b Chart/outline: filter the chart display by radar interrogator identification
c Chart/outline: display all aircraft (charlie)
Alt-c Chart: opens the conditional expressions setup dialog for charts.
d Download sharer locations (sharerlocations.txt, used in the Circles method)
e MySky - face East
f

Chart/outline: flight deck view (foxtrot)

Alt-h Opens the home location dialog
i Aircraft: display aircraft with Interested tag (india)
i Chart/outline: display aircraft with Interested tag (india)
k Toggle follow Mlats (kilo)
l Chart/outline: display Alerted aircraft (lima)
m Toggle Message rate window (mike)
n MySky - face North
o Outline: create outline; the same as the Outline button on the toolbar (oscar)
p Toggle profile window showing the vertical history of aircraft with Interested tag
r Toggle the radar interrogator identifier window
s MySky - face South
t Download NAT tracks file (mainly of interest to HFDL and ASCARS users)
u Toggle the Mode-A/C pulse rates window
v Toggle the Vignette window (victor)
w MySky - face West
x Aircraft: toggle display of Mode-A/C aircraft
z Chart/outline: filter the chart display by radar interrogator pulse rate
+ Chart/outline: zoom in to a chart or outline
- Chart/outline: zoom out from a chart or outline
> MySky - pan to the right
< MySky - pan to the left
Click and drag
Chart/outline: move the chart/outline around
Shift-click On some toolbar buttons, hides the button.  Press the ">" at the end of the toolbar to restore.
Left click
Aircraft: click on aircraft designates the aircraft and changes to the chart view with the aircraft in the centre
Left click
Aircraft: click on column heading In Aircraft View sorts the list in alternating order
Left click
Alert: goes to chart, outline or list showing chosen aircraft
Left click Message rate: reduces the maximum scale value
Left click on aircraft In an Alert pop-up window : if the aircraft has a position, show the chart and centre on the aircraft; if not, change to the View, Aircraft screen with the aircraft highlighted
Ctrl-Left click Aircraft: initiates an Mlat process - makes one pair of Mlat requests
Ctrl-Left click Home Location Test window: changes the Home location to the clicked position
Ctrl-Left click Outline: change the colour of an outline boundary
Ctrl-left click Message rate: makes the window smaller
Shift-Left click Aircraft: initiate an Mlat process series - makes an Mlat request with a flag that the Mlat is to be continued until it fails or it is cancelled
Ctrl-Shift left click Chart/outline: repeat an Mlat on a 'position-less' aircraft
Double left-click Chart/outline: designate/undesignate the aircraft
Right click Aircraft: click on aircraft consults www.airframes.org (may need to be in Administrator mode)
Right click
Aircraft: click on column heading In Aircraft View sorts the list in reverse order
Right click Chart/outline: display the information box for that aircraft
Right click Message rate: increases the maximum scale value
Ctrl-Right click Aircraft: shows the information box for that aircraft
Ctrl-Right click Message rate: makes the window larger
Ctrl-Zoom
Chart/outline: zoom out without refreshing the shared data
Mouse wheel click
On the View Aircraft screen, designate the aircraft without switching to the chart view

 

 

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