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Shortcut Keys Data Sheet

The table below shows the key combinations that can be used in the Word Processor and elsewhere.

Description of function Press keys... ...in NC program...
Address book FUNCTION D ALL
Address book : Main Menu FUNCTION BLUE ALL
Alarm call FUNCTION A ALL
Back light on/off CONTROL CAPS ALL(NC200)
BBC BASIC : Enter FUNCTION B ALL
Block : Clear markers CONTROL K WP
Block : Copy FUNCTION 0 WP
Block : Delete FUNCTION RightDel WP
Block : Mark FUNCTION 9 WP
Block : Move FUNCTION - WP
Bold text on/off CONTROL 7 WP
Centre line CONTROL = WP
Calculator FUNCTION GREEN ALL
Configure menu FUNCTION 3 WP
Control codes : Insert CONTROL X (i b u c e l p q s t) WP
Control codes : Show/Hide FUNCTION 4 WP
Convert to upper case CONTROL / WP
Convert to lower case CONTROL \ WP
Copy default ruler (first active ruler) CONTROL D WP
Copy previous ruler but one CONTROL R WP
Directory : RAM FUNCTION L ALL
Directory : Disk FUNCTION F ALL(NC200)
Delete : All text in document FUNCTION LeftDel WP
Delete : Block FUNCTION RightDel WP
Delete : One word back SHIFT LeftDel WP
Delete : One word forwards SHIFT RightDel WP
Delete : Line CONTROL 3 WP
Delete : To start of line CONTROL LeftDel WP
Delete : To end of line CONTROL RightDel ALL
Diary FUNCTION C ALL
Diary : Main Menu FUNCTION BLUE ALL
File Manager : Main Screen FUNCTION L ALL
File Manager : Disk directory FUNCTION F ALL(NC200)
Find : Text FUNCTION 5 WP
Find : Next occurence CONTROL 6 WP
Find : Previous occurence CONTROL 5 WP
Find and replace FUNCTION 6 WP
Finish what you are doing STOP ALL
Games : Main menu FUNCTION G ALL(NC200)
Goto specified page/line/column CONTROL G (ln/pn/cn) WP
Hyphen : Non-break CONTROL N - WP
Hyphen : Soft CONTROL H WP
Insert : Control codes CONTROL X (i b u c e l p q s t) WP
Insert : Date CONTROL D ALL
Insert : Document FUNCTION 2 WP
Insert : Line CONTROL 2 WP
Insert : Page break CONTROL p WP
Insert : Special character SYMBOL MENU (then highlight and press ENTER) WP
Insert : Time CONTROL T ALL
Insert mode on/off CONTROL 4 WP
Italic text on/off CONTROL - WP
Justification onoff CONTROL J WP
Layout menu FUNCTION 7 WP
Line drawing : On/off CONTROL SHIFT L WP
Line drawing : Double CONTROL SHIFT D WP
Line drawing : Select character CONTROL SHIFT C WP(NC200)
Lock keyboard with password CONTROL SHIFT MENU ALL
Macro : Play SYMBOL (User defined key) ALL
Markers : Insert or goto CONTROL @ (0 to 9 ? L R [ ]) WP
Main Notepad/Notebook Menu FUNCTION X or FUNCTION STOP ALL
Move : Back 6 lines CONTROL UP WP
Move : Forwards 6 lines CONTROL DOWN WP
Move : Block FUNCTION - WP
Move : To start of block CONTROL @ [ WP
Move : To end of block CONTROL @ ] WP
Move : To start of line CONTROL LEFT ALL
Move : To end of line CONTROL RIGHT ALL
Move : To start of next line SHIFT ENTER WP
Move : To start of document CONTROL [ WP
Move : To end of document CONTROL ] WP
Move : To last position CONTROL L WP
Move : To next tab SHIFT TAB WP
Move : One page back CONTROL 9 WP
Move : One page forward CONTROL 0 WP
Move : One paragraph back CONTROL , WP
Move : One paragraph forward CONTROL . WP
Move : One word back SHIFT LEFT ALL
Move : One word forward SHIFT RIGHT ALL
Multiple markers : Insert CONTROL @ ? WP
Multiple markers : Goto last CONTROL SHIFT 5 WP
Multiple markers : Goto next CONTROL SHIFT 6 WP
New document FUNCTION N ALL
Non-break hyphen CONTROL N - WP
Non-break space CONTROL N SPACEBAR WP
Print document FUNCTION P ALL
Program mode (absolute line/character number display) CONTROL SHIFT P WP
Run program from disk/card FUNCTION R ALL
Ruler line : Show/hide CONTROL V R WP
Ruler line : Copy default CONTROL D WP
Ruler line : Copy previous CONTROL R WP
Secret file FUNCTION MENU ALL
Serial terminal program FUNCTION S ALL
Soft hyphen CONTROL H WP
Space : Insert CONTROL SPACEBAR WP
Space : Non-break CONTROL N SPACEBAR WP
Spaces : Show hide CONTROL V S WP
Spell check : Document FUNCTION 1 WP
Spell check : From cursor CONTROL S WP
Spell check : Word CONTROL 1 WP
Spreadsheet : Main menu FUNCTION WHITE ALL(NC200)
Status line on/off FUNCTION 8 WP
Swap two characters CONTROL A ALL
Tabs and returns : Show/hide CONTROL V T WP
Time manager : Main Menu FUNCTION T ALL
Time manager : Set time zone FUNCTION Z ALL
Underline text on/off CONTROL 8 WP
Undo last operation : CONTROL U WP
Word count FUNCTION = WP
Word processor : Start new document FUNCTION N ALL
Word processor : Main Menu FUNCTION RED ALL
Word processor menu MENU WP
Word wrap on/off CONTROL W WP
 
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