To change the keyboard layout, select Keyboard Mapping from the Options
menu. The Keyboard Mapper dialog box appears.
Changing a Key Mapping
The keyboard can be remapped using a Drag-and-Drop method, or by using
the keyboard. To change a key mapping:
Select the key that you wish to redefine by clicking on that button in
the Keyboard Mapper dialog box. The Current Key group box shows you what
is currently assigned to that key.
You can assign system functions to four possible key combinations: Normal,
Shift, Control, and Control+Shift.
To assign a command, macro, or character to the key, select the appropriate
item in the Function list box with the mouse. Select one of the options
in the Show group box. As you select items in any set, you will notice
that the Description box contains a description of the command, macro,
Commands: System commands and functions (e.g. PF1 & Cursor Left).
Macros: Macro commands currently defined and available.
Characters: Any ASCII character in current Windows Language setup.
Keep the left mouse button pressed and drag the item over to one of the
four key states in the Current Key group box.
Notice that as you drag the item, the pointer will change between a square
and a do-not-enter sign. When the pointer is a square, you can release
the mouse to assign the function to the key or key state under the pointer.
When the pointer is a do-not-enter sign, releasing the mouse will not perform
You can drag the function directly over any key button in the dialog box
to assign it to the Normal state of the key. For example, if you select
the Reset function and drag it and release it over the Esc key, the Esc
key will be assigned the Reset function. This will not affect the Shift-Esc,
Ctrl-Esc, or Shift+Ctrl-Esc combinations.
You can also assign a key by selecting the function and pressing the set
button. The function will be assigned to the mode selected for the current
Resetting a Key Mapping
To reset a key (all states) to its default value, select the key and then
click on the Default button. To clear an entry to a null value, select
the key combination and then click on the Clear Entry button.
Once you have completed your changes, you can click on OK to save the changes
only for the current session, or click on Save to save the changes to a
Resetting All Key Assignments
To reset the entire keyboard back to the default setting, click on the
Reset All button. You will be prompted to confirm your request before the
entire keyboard mapping is reset to its default state.
Viewing and Printing Current Key Assignments
To view the current key assignments, that is, if you want to know what
key performs a given action, click on the List Assigned Functions button.
The Current Keyboard Template dialog box appears.
To print the current keyboard template, click on the Print button. This
will format the current keyboard template and print it on the printer of
your choice. You can change the font used to print the text. See the “Default
Keystrokes” section for more help with the current key assignments.