FCS Express Keyboard Shortcuts

FCS Express contains many shortcut keystroke combinations to make navigating and working within the software easier. The table below summarizes the available short cut keys.

 

 

Shortcut

Command

Applies To

Ctrl+C

Copy

Objects on layout, tokens, text, items into navigator views

Ctrl+V

Paste

Objects on layout, tokens, text, items into navigator views

Ctrl+X

Cut

Objects on layout, tokens, text, items into navigator views

Shift+Del

Secondary shortcut for Cut

Objects on layout, tokens, text, items into navigator views

Ctrl+Ins

Secondary shortcut for Copy

Objects on layout, tokens, text, items into navigator views

Shift+Ins

Secondary shortcut for Paste

Objects on layout, tokens, text, items into navigator views

Ctrl+Z

Undo

Any action in the layout

Ctrl+Y

Redo

Any action in the layout

Ctrl+B

Bold

Text in text boxes and labels in selected plots

Ctrl+I

Italic

Text in text boxes and labels in selected plots

Ctrl+U

Underline

Text in text boxes and labels in selected plots

F2

Rename

Items in navigator views and batch actions and items

Ctrl+A

Select all

Objects on layout, text, data list, batch actions, custom tokens, canned comment, and alerts navigator

Del

Delete

Selected object on layout, selected item in navigator views, selected text, selected user in non secure login mode

Ctrl+D

Duplicate

Selected object on layout, selected gate, custom tokens, canned comments and  alerts in navigator views

PgDn

Switch to next page in layout

Layouts with multiple pages

PgUp

Switch to previous page in layout

Layouts with multiple pages

Ctrl+N

Open new layout

Any layout

Ctrl+O

Open layout

Any layout

Ctrl+S

Save current layout

Any layout

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save current layout As

Any layout

Ctrl+P

Print current layout

Any layout

Ctrl+Shift+P

Print Setup

Any layout

Ctrl+W

Close current layout

Any layout

F1

Show help

Any layout

Up

Scroll up / Move gate up

Layout or selected object or gate

Down

Scroll down / Move gate down

Layout or selected object or gate

Left

Scroll left / Move gate left

Layout or selected object or gate

Right

Scroll right / Move gate right

Layout or selected object or gate

Esc

Cancel adding or editing

Plots, shapes and gates

Space

Finish creating a polygon gate

Creating polygon gates

Ctrl+Alt+D

Duplicate and Previous

Plots and data grid

Shift+Ctrl+D

Duplicate and Next

Plots and data grid

Alt+Left

Previous on selected objects

Plots and data grid

Shift+Alt+Left

Previous on all objects

Plots and data grid

Alt+Right

Next on selected objects

Plots and data grid

Shift+Alt+Right

Next on all objects

Plots and data grid

Ctrl+L

Change data file for selected plot

Plots and data grid

Shift+Alt+L

Change data file for all plots

Plots and data grid

Ctrl+Alt+E

Multiple duplicate and previous

Plots and data grid

Shift+Ctrl+E

Multiple duplicate and next

Plots and data grid

Ctrl+E

Edit user name

User profiles from User Selection window

Ctrl+F

Edit format

Objects, Text Boxes, Plots, Data Grids, and Shapes

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Change x parameter for selected plot

Plots

Shift+1-9

Change y parameter for selected plot

Plots

Ctrl+M

Maximize/Restore from the plot's menu

Plots

Ctrl+Shift+F

Switch the X and Y Axes

Plots

Double Click on Plot

Opens Format Dialog

Plots

Double Click on Page Tab

Opens Format Dialog

Page tabs

Hold Alt key

Command keys highlight on ribbon - pressing highlighted command keys activates action

Ribbon

Hold Shift key click on object

Put object in selection mode without allowing moving

Objects, Text Boxes, Plots, Data Grids, and Shapes

Click on Gate + Shift + Move Mouse

Convert gate to data-specific gate

Creating data-specific gates

Select Range + Shift + Click

Check/Uncheck all boxes within the selected range

Checkboxes