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Keyboard Shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in Quantum Visualizer.

Mac Key Windows Key Function
Control + Click Right-click Opens a widget's context menu.

⌘ + -

Ctrl + -

Decreases the Code Editor font size and becomes the new preferred size in the Preferences dialog box.

⌘ + [

Ctrl + [

Moves the selection down one layer in the z-index.

⌘ + ]

Ctrl + ]

Moves the selection up one layer in the z-index.

⌘ + =

Ctrl + =

Increases the Code Editor font size and becomes the new preferred size in the Preferences dialog box.

⌘ + ; Ctrl + ; Toggles the horizontal and vertical rulers on and off when working on a Desktop channel form on the Visualizer Canvas.

⌘ + A

Ctrl + A

In the context of a selected form or flex container, selects all the child widgets.

⌘ + A

Ctrl + A

In the context of the Code Editor, selects all code.

⌘ + Alt + O

Ctrl + Alt + O

Opens the Resources folder.

⌘ + Alt + T

Ctrl + Alt + T

Opens the Build folder.

⌘ + Alt + W R

Ctrl + Alt + W R

Opens the WebApp Native folder (applicable only in Kony Visualizer Classic).

⌘ + Alt + W T

Ctrl + Alt + W T

Opens the WebApp Mobile App folder.

⌘ + B

Ctrl + B

Initiates the Build Last command, which uses the most recently-selected platform(s) and channel(s).

⌘ + C

Ctrl + C

Copies the selected widget(s).

⌘ + Shift + C

Ctrl + Shift + C

Copies the selected widget's skin.

⌘ + D

Ctrl + D

Duplicates the selected widget(s).

⌘ + Delete

Delete

Deletes the selected widget(s).

⌘ + Drag

N/A

Constrains the movement of the selected widgets to either the horizontal or vertical axis.

⌘ + F

Ctrl + F

When the Code Editor is active, opens the Code Editor Find and Replace feature. In other contexts, opens the project Search text box in the Project Explorer.

F2 F2

When used, invokes the rename function. User can modify the name of the asset to a new name. The rename shortcut supprts the following assets:

  • Widgets (including forked forms, masters, notifications, glances)
  • Skins
  • Components
  • Modules
  • MVC Extensions
  • Web apps (including preview)
  • Test resources
  • Named actions
  • User widget modules
  • App extension JS files

Renaming a splash screen, app events, controller files, custom resources, model files, external files, and read-only files is not supported.

⌘ + Alt + F

Ctrl + Alt + F

Opens the project Search text box in the Project Explorer.

⌘ + Shift + F

Ctrl + Shift + F

Opens the Search tab in the Console for conducting global searches.

⌘ + H

Ctrl + H

Hides the selected widgets.

⌘ + Shift + H

Ctrl + Shift + H

Unhides the selected widgets.

Ctrl + L Ctrl + L When used in the context of the Code Editor, opens a command bar for jumping to a specific line number.

⌘ + L

Ctrl + L

When used in the context of the Visualizer Canvas, locks the selected widgets.

⌘ + Shift + L

Ctrl + Shift + L

Unlocks the selected widgets.

⌘ + O

Ctrl +O

Used within an open JavaScript file in the Code Editor. Displays a list of the code elements within the JavaScript file, including objects, functions, arrays, numbers, and strings. Double-clicking a code element in the list navigates to that code element.

Alt + Q Ctrl + Q Navigates to the previously edited module.

⌘ + R

Ctrl + R

Initiates the Run Last command, building a functional preview of the app using the most recently-used platform and channel selections.

⌘ + Shift + R

Ctrl +Shift + R

Initiates the Run with the Quantum Visualizer. Events command, building a functional preview using the Developer events mode.

⌘ + S

Ctrl + S

Saves the currently selected project entity (e.g. form).

⌘ + Shift + S

Ctrl + Shift + S

Saves the current project.

⌘ + Shift + <

Ctrl + Shift + <

Decreases the font size of the selected widget(s) by 10 units

⌘ + Shift + >

Ctrl + Shift + >

Increases the font size of the selected widget(s) by 10 units

⌘ + U

Ctrl + U

Un-parents the selected widget from its parent container, making it a child to the parent of the container it was un-parented from.

⌘ + V

Ctrl + V

Pastes the copied widget(s).

⌘ + Shift + V

Ctrl + Shift + V

Pastes the skin that is on the clipboard to the selected widget.

⌘ + W

Ctrl + W

Closes the item currently open on the Visualizer Canvas.

⌘ + X

Ctrl + X

Cuts the selected widget(s).

⌘ + Shift + Z

Ctrl + Y

Repeats the last action.

⌘ + Z

Ctrl + Z

Undoes the last action.

Alt + Drag Alt + Drag Changes the Snap mode to function to opposite of what is configured.

Down Arrow

Down Arrow

Moves the selected item(s) down by one unit.

Esc

Esc

Depending on the context, the Esc key cancels the current move or resize action on the Visualizer Canvas, or closes the search panel (if open) in the Code Editor window.

Left Arrow

Left Arrow

Moves the selected item(s) to the left by one unit.

Option + '

Alt + '

Selects the right sibling.

Option + ;

Alt + ;

Selects the left sibling.

Option + [

Alt + [

Selects the parent container.

Option + ]

Alt + ]

Selects the first child widget.

Option + Drag

Ctrl + Drag

Disables grid snapping, widget snapping, and widget guides while moving or dragging the selection on the Visualizer Canvas.

Option + N

Alt + N

Creates a new project.

Option + Shift + V

Alt + Shift + V

Assigns the skin in the clipboard to the selected widget.

Right Arrow

Right Arrow

Moves the selected item(s) to the right by one unit.

Shift + Arrow

Shift + Arrow

Moves the selected item(s) in the direction of the arrow by 10 units.

Shift + Drag

Shift + Drag

Disables grid snapping, widget snapping, and widget guides while moving or dragging the selection along the given axis.

Shift + Resize

Shift + Resize

Constrains the aspect ratio while scaling the selected widget. Applicable only if scaling handles are selected.

Space bar + mouse motion Space bar + mouse motion Moves the canvas around in the BVR mode.

Up Arrow

Up Arrow

Moves the selected item(s) up by one unit.

 

 

 

 

 

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