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Configuring Shortcuts


Shortcuts in WebDigAIRange are valid for specific areas of the application only (i.e. namespaces).

For example: It is not possible to define a Calendar shortcut like "openDayView" in the area of Global shortcuts. "openDayView" works in the Calendar area only. You can find an example configuration at the bottom of this page.

GlobalGlobal shortcuts, available throughout the entire application.
CalendarCalendar shortcuts, available on the overview calendar.
SchedulingScheduling shortcuts, available on all configured scheduling pages.

Global Shortcuts

NameDescriptionExample Keys
openCurrentShowLoad current show into default scheduling page.o

Calendar Shortcuts

NameDescriptionExample Keys
openDayViewSwitch view to single day.1
openWeekViewSwitch view to full week.2
previousWeekGo to previous week.x
currentWeekGo to current week.c
nextWeekGo to next week.v
previousDayGo to previous day.x
currentDayGo to today.c
nextDayGo to next day.v
focusNavigationSet focus on navigation.ctrl + shift + 1
focusCurrentDateSet focus on the current date.ctrl + shift + 2
focusCurrentShowSet focus on the current show.ctrl + shift + 3
editShowSelect the first field in the metadata mask of the selected entry. (1)e

(1) Requires a show selection in the calendar beforehand

Scheduling Shortcuts

NameDescriptionExample Keys*
copyCopy current selection to an internal clipboard.c
pastePaste contents of clipboard before the current selection.v
selectFirstSelect the first entry. (2)home
selectLastSelect the last entry. (2)end
selectUpSelect the entry above the currently selected entry. (2)u
selectDownSelect the entry below the currently selected entry. (2)j
selectAllSelect all entries. (2)a
editEntrySelect the first field in the metadata mask of the selected entry. (2)e
deleteEntryDelete the selected entries. (2)delete

Print the selected show.

Note: Do not use ctrl + p.

alt + p

Schedule the selected MiniCM entries at the beginning of the current track.

ctrl + home

Schedule the selected MiniCM entries at the end of the current track.

ctrl + end
previousShowGo to the previous show.x
nextShowGo to the next show.v

*US Windows QWERTY keyboard layout

(2) Requires an entry selection in the rundown beforehand

Toolbar Shortcuts

Toolbar shortcuts are configured per toolbar button in the toolbar section of the settings.json (see the Toolbar section on the Main Configuration Settings page).


Shortcut definition syntax

A shortcut is defined as an array. In its easiest form this contains a single character ["a"] which makes this key the trigger. For more advanced key combinations add more values.

To look up non-alphabetical key identifiers it is advised to use an online tool (e.g.

Note: System shortcuts, like Alt + Tab, and browser shortcuts, like Alt + d, cannot be suppressed by WebDigAIRange. It is possible to define and use them, but the original action will still be triggered additionally.

Modifier Keys

Among the values in the definition array can be a single modifier key. Valid values are:

  • alt
  • ctrl
  • meta
  • shift

"meta" is also known as: Windows key on Windows / Command key on Mac / OS key

Example: "currentWeek": ["alt", "c"]



    "title": "DAVID Radio - WebDigAIRange",
	"program": "Best Channel Ever",
    "Shortcuts": {
	    "Global": {
		    "openCurrentShow": ["o"]
	    "Calendar": {
		    "openDayView": ["1"],
	    	"openWeekView": ["2"],
		    "previousWeek": ["x"],
		    "currentWeek": ["alt", "c"],
		    "nextWeek": ["v"],

			"focusNavigation": ["ctrl", "shift", "1"],
			"focusCurrentDate": ["ctrl", "shift", "2"],
			"focusCurrentShow": ["ctrl", "shift", "3"],
			"editShow": ["e"]
	    "Scheduling": {
		    "selectFirst": ["home"],
		    "selectLast": ["end"],
		    "selectUp": ["u"],
		    "selectDown": ["j"],
		    "selectAll": ["a"],

		    "editEntry": ["e"],
			"deleteEntry": ["delete"],
			"printShow": ["alt", "p"],

			"scheduleEntryFirst": ["ctrl", "home"],
			"scheduleEntryLast": ["ctrl", "end"]
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