Keyboard Shortcuts Overview

There are a number of keyboard shortcuts that make working with the WEM Modeler a lot easier. This article describes the keyboard shortcuts that are available in the various WEM Modeler areas

Keyboard shortcuts in the flowchart editor

When you are working on a flowchart, there are a few shortcuts available that make working with the fowchart a bit easier:

Keyboard shortcut – Windows Keyboard shortcut – MacOS Description
Control + left mouseclick Control + Option + left mousclick When you are working in Selection mode, you cannot draw arrows between the various nodes. You have to go into Draw arrow mode first. Switching back and forth between these two mode can be a bit cumbersome. <br>This short cut enables you to draw arrows between nodes while you are still in selection mode. Simply press the control key and draw an arrow between two nodes.
Spacebar + left mouseclick Spacebar + left mouseclick When you do this, you can move the entire flowchart around, without having to select all nodes first.
Delete fn + Backspace When you select a node (or multiple nodes), you can simply hit the specified butto(s)n to delete that node (or multiple nodes).
Control-C Control-C Copies the selected node(s) to the clipboard.
Control-X Control-X Cuts the selected node(s) tp the clipboard.
Control-V Control-V Paste the nodes on the clipboard to the current flowchart, as long as the source and desination flowchart are part of the same project.
- key - key Zoom out.
+ key + key Zoom in.

Keyboard shortcuts in the Interaction Node editor

A number of shortcuts exist that will make your life a lot easier when creating a form/page/user interaction:

Keyboard shortcut – Windows Keyboard shortcut – MacOS Description
Doubleclick on a field in a list Doubleclick on a field in a list When a form is selected double clicking on a field in a list will add that field to the form.
Control + doubleclick on a field in a list Control + Option + doubleclick on a field in a list This will add the field as a readonly field to the form.
Shift + doubleclick on a list Shift + Option+ doubleclick on a list When a form is selected, and you doubleclick on a list while holding the Shift button (Windows) or Shift +Option buttons (MacOS), all the fields in the list will be added to the form.
Control + Shift + doubleclick on a list Control + Option + Shift + doubleclick on a list When a form is selected, and you doubleclick on a list while holding the Shift AND the Control button (Windows) or Control + Option + Shift buttons (MacOS), all the fields in the list will be added as readonly fields to the form.
Delete fn + Backspace This will delete any selected element.

Keyboard shortcuts in the Expression Editor

The shortcuts that are availble in th expression editor are very common shortcuts that are available in many other editors as well:

Keyboard shortcut – Windows Description
Control+arrow-left/arrow right Go one word left or right (with your cursor).
Home Go to the beginning of a line.
End Go to the end of a line.
Control + Home Go the the beginning of the expression.
Control + End Go the the end of the expression.
Control + Home + Shift Select the expression from the beginning to the current cursor position.
Control + End + Shift Select the expression from the current cursor position to the end of the expression.
Control-X<br>Control-C<br>Control-V Cut the selected text.<br>Copy the selected text to the clipboard.<br>Paste the clipboard.

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