Commit e4b3cc74 authored by Leena Miettinen's avatar Leena Miettinen
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Doc: keyboard shortcuts in red perform actions depending on context



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Change-Id: Ibb7ead521c5a3fe1cb9867431c1ed6e63cb9722a
Reviewed-by: default avatarEike Ziller <eike.ziller@nokia.com>
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process.
To view all keyboard shortcuts defined in \QC, and to change them, select
\gui {Tools > Options > Environment > Keyboard}. To find a keyboard
\gui {Tools > Options > Environment > Keyboard}. The shortcuts are listed by
category. To find a keyboard
shortcut in the list, enter a function name or shortcut in the \gui Filter
field.
\image qtcreator-keyboard-shortcuts.png
The shortcuts that are displayed in red color are associated with several
functions. \QC executes the function that is available in the current
context. If several functions are available for the same shortcut at a
time, there is a conflict and \QC cannot execute any function.
A keyboard shortcut might also conflict with a shortcut that a Window
manager uses for its own purposes. In that case, \QC shortcuts do not work.
Typically, you can configure the shortcuts in the window manager, but if
that is not allowed, you can change the \QC shortcuts. For example, Unity on
Ubuntu 11.10 uses \key F10 in its window manager, and therefore the default
\QC keyboard shortcut \key F10 (Step Over) does not work on that system.
\section1 Configuring Keyboard Shortcuts
To customize a keyboard shortcut:
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\list
\o To import a keyboard shortcut mapping scheme, click \gui Import
and select the kms file containing keyboard shortcut mapping scheme
and select the .kms file containing the keyboard shortcut mapping scheme
you want to import.
\o To export the current keyboard shortcut mapping scheme, click
\gui Export and select the location where you want to save the
exported kms file.
exported .kms file.
\endlist
\note Window managers use some keyboard shortcuts for their own purposes.
If such shortcuts happen to be the same as the \QC default shortcuts, the
\QC shortcuts are not delivered to applications. Typically, you can
configure the shortcuts in the window manager, but if that is not allowed,
you can change the \QC shortcuts. For example, Unity on Ubuntu 11.10 uses
\key F10 in its window manager, and therefore the default \QC keyboard
shortcut \key F10 (Step Over) does not work on that system.
\section1 Default Keyboard Shortcuts
The following tables list the default keyboard shortcuts. They are
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