Editor Commands

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Navigation Commands

The text editor supports these text navigation commands:

ShortcutAction
Left ArrowMoves the cursor one character to the left.
Right ArrowMoves the cursor one character to the right.
Up ArrowMoves the cursor up one line.
Down ArrowMoves the cursor down one line.
Page UpScrolls the window up one page.
Page DownScrolls the window down one page.
HomeMoves the cursor to the start of the line. If the line starts with whitespace,
Home toggles between the start of the line and the first non-whitespace character.
EndMoves the cursor to the end of the line.
Ctrl Left ArrowMoves the cursor one word to the left.
Ctrl Right ArrowMoves the cursor one word to the right.
Ctrl HomeMoves the cursor to the start of the document.
Ctrl EndMoves the cursor to the end of the document.
Ctrl Page UpMoves the cursor to the top of the current page.
Ctrl Page DownMoves the cursor to bottom of the current page.
Ctrl GOpens the Go to Line dialog.
Ctrl SpaceOpens the autocomplete list.

Selection Commands

The text editor supports these selection commands:

ShortcutAction
Shift Left Arrow Moves the cursor one character to the left extending the current selection.
Shift Right Arrow Moves the cursor one character to the right extending the current selection.
Shift Up Arrow Moves the cursor up one line extending the current selection.
Shift Down Arrow Moves the cursor down one line extending the current selection.
Shift Page Up Scrolls the window up one page extending the current selection.
Shift Page Down Scrolls the window down one page extending the current selection.
Shift Home Moves the cursor to the start of the line extending the current selection.
If the line starts with whitespace, Home toggles between the start of the line
and the first non-whitespace character.
Shift End Moves the cursor to the end of the line extending the current selection.
Ctrl Shift Left Arrow Moves the cursor one word to the left extending the current selection.
Ctrl Shift Right Arrow Moves the cursor one word to the right extending the current selection.
Ctrl Shift Home Moves the cursor to the start of the document extending the current selection.
Ctrl Shift End Moves the cursor one word to the end of the document extending the current selection.
Ctrl Shift Page Up Moves the cursor to the top of the current page extending the current selection.
Ctrl Shift Page Down Moves the cursor to bottom of the current page extending the current selection.
Ctrl A Selects the entire document.
ESC Cancels the current selection.

Editing Commands

The text editor supports these text editing commands:

ShortcutAction
Ctrl XCuts the currently selected text to the clipboard.
Ctrl CCopies the currently selected text to the clipboard.
Ctrl VPastes the text from the clipboard into the document.
Ctrl ZUndo the last edit action.
Ctrl YRedo the previous undo action.
Ctrl SSaves the current document.
EnterInserts a new line.
DelDeletes the current selection, or if no selection deletes the character to the right of the cursor.
BackspaceDeletes the current selection, or if no selection deletes the character to the left of the cursor.
Ctrl BackspaceDeletes the current selection, or if no selection deletes the word to the left of the cursor.
Ctrl UMakes the current selection lower case.
Ctrl Shift UMakes the current selection upper case.
TabIf one or more lines selected, increases the indentation of the selected lines by 1 tab stop.
Otherwise inserts a TAB character.
Ctrl TabDecreases the indentation of the selected lines by 1 tab stop.

Further Information

Text Editor

To learn more about the text editor in Fernhill SCADA.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.