Composer Keyboard Shortcuts

General Composer Shortcuts

The following general Composer shortcuts are shown next to the menu items or as tool tips (accessed by hovering over):

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  • CMD/CTRL + G: Add new Group
  • CMD/CTRL + B: Add new Widget
  • CMD/CTRL + S: Add new Subcomposition
  • CMD/CTRL + F: Open the Composition Navigator
  • CMD/CTRL + X: Cut
  • CMD/CTRL + C: Copy
  • CMD/CTRL + V: Paste
  • CMD/CTRL + Z: Undo
  • CMD/CTRL + Y: Redo

Composition Tree Navigation Shortcuts

The Composition Tree navigation shortcuts are not shown in the UI. These allow you to navigate through your Composition Tree quickly and easily:

 

Note

Make sure to click the Composition Tree in order for the following keyboard shortcuts to work.

 

Right, Left, Up and Down Cursors

These arrow keys allow you to select tree elements

Right will move from a group to the first child element. If the selected element is a sub composition the right key will open this sub composition and select the first element.

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Left moves from an element to its group and then to its parent composition.

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Up moves up, vertically, within that section of the tree

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Down moves down, vertically, within that section of the tree

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Enter

Changes the selected element name

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Enter Key

 

Space Bar

Opens and closes the selected group

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Space Key

 

H

Toggles visibility of the selected element

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H Key

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