Inobitec DICOM Viewer

15.5. Set Up ``Hotkeys'' Module

In this section you can specify “hotkeys” to perform different actions. To set up “hotkeys”:

  1. Select the Options menu and the Settings item.
  2. Open the Hotkeys section. The window similar to the one shown in Fig. 15.5 will pop up.
  3. Select the target action in the table. If necessary, enter action name or “hotkey” on Filter field to filter the action list. “Hotkeys” specified for the selected action are displayed on the Key sequence column.
  4. To modify or set “hotkeys”:
    • change value on the Key sequence field or
    • click the Record button, next press key sequence on the keyboard and to finish click the Stop recording button.

    Entered value will be immediately displayed on the Key sequence column of the table.

  5. To delete “hotkeys” erase the value on the Key sequence field.
  6. If entered “hotkeys” are already used, warning similar to the one shown in Fig. 15.6 will be displayed, and the value in Key sequence column will be written in red. To see, what action corresponds to this “hotkeys”, click Show. Do not set the same “hotkeys” for actions performed in one window. If entered value can not be set, warning similar to the one shown in Fig. 15.7 will be displayed.
  7. To restore the original value of the “hotkeys” for the selected action, click the Reset button.
  8. To restore the original values of the “hotkeys” for all actions, click the Reset all button.
  9. Click OK or Apply to apply the changes, or Cancel to cancel the actions.
  10. In the restart confirmation window (Fig. 15.3) click Yes to restart or No to cancel restart and continue working.







The types of “hotkeys” are described in the following table:

“Hotkey” type Designation
Single key: any key of alphanumeric keyboard or functional key Single key, e.g.: "A" or "F5"
Group of keys: two keys should be pressed simultaneously. The first key is Ctrl, Alt or Shift, the second one is any key of alphanumeric keyboard or functional key Two single keys coupled by "+", e.g.: "Ctrl+S" or "Shift+F5"
A sequence of several keys of alphanumeric keyboard or functional keys: keys should be pressed one by one Single keys or groups of keys, separated by comma, e.g.: "A,B,C" or "Ctrl+F1,Ctrl+F2"