You can use the keyboard as well as the mouse to navigate and perform tasks in XenCenter. For example, you can use the arrow keys to navigate between the items in the Resources pane and around the menus.
To toggle Menu Mode on and off, press F10 or Alt . In Menu Mode, you can use the keyboard to navigate menus.
|Navigate across the menu bar, selecting each menu in turn.|
|Select each menu command in turn.|
|Enter||Activate the selected command.|
|Esc||Cancel the selected command and closes the menu.|
|Underlined letters ( Access Keys )||Use the underlined letters to select specific menus and menu
For example, to copy a virtual machine, press Alt or F10 , then M , then C to select the VM menu then Copy VM .
In Windows XP and Windows Vista, the underlined letters are hidden by default, until you press F10 or Alt. To change this setting, so that the underlined letters are always shown:
|Shortcut keys||Use shortcut key combinations to activate specific menu commands.|
You can use shortcut keys to perform tasks quickly with the keyboard rather than the mouse. For example, pressing Ctrl+N opens the New VM wizard, just like clicking New VM on the VM menu. Some shortcut keys are shown on menus and toolbar ToolTips. For numeric keypad keys, ensure that Num Lock is off.
|F1||Display the online Help|
|Alt+F4||Exit XenCenter and close the XenCenter window|
|Ctrl+Alt||Toggle the console display between full screen mode and window mode|
|Ctrl+B||Start the selected VM|
|Ctrl+C||Copy the selected text to the Windows clipboard|
|Ctrl+E||Shut down the selected VM|
|Ctrl+N||Open the New VM wizard|
|Ctrl+R||Reboot the selected VM|
|Ctrl+V||Paste the selected text from the Windows clipboard|
|Ctrl+X||Cut the selected text to the Windows clipboard|
|Ctrl+Y||Suspend or resume the selected VM|
|Ctrl+Z||Undo the last text edit action|