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Coding Shortcuts

Presentation - General Commands and Shortcuts

Presentation - Zone Commands and Shortcuts

Presentation - Annotation Commands and Shortcuts

Presentation - DVT Commands and Shortcuts

Presentation - Carousel Commands

Tip: You can change existing shortcuts (hotkeys) and specify new ones for many Presentation features in Presentation Preferences > Hotkeys. For more information, read the article titled, Set Presentation Preferences in the online Help.

Coding Shortcuts

Keystroke

Description

Up Arrow

Move to previous coding record when focus is in the grid.

Down Arrow

Move to next coding record when focus is in the grid.

Home

Move to first coding record in Form View.

End

Move to last coding record in Form View.

 

Presentation - General Commands and Shortcuts

Tip: Where "User Defined" appears in the following table, you can specify custom hotkeys in Presentation Preferences > Hotkeys.

 

Command

Keys

Description

-AD or -AE

ALT+ Insert

Admit Exhibit - admits the current exhibit to the Admitted workbook.  An Admitted workbook is created based on the current date (i.e. Admitted 11-10-2011 )

-BU

CTRL+Z

Back Up - Allows you to back up the presentation one command at a time up to thirty (30) commands, including those issued using a script (excluding Back Up commands)

None

Alt + B

Blank (Hide) - Hides the contents of the presentation screen

-CS

Escape
or
ALT + F12

Clear Screen - allows you to clear the Presentation display. 

Note: Using the –CL command on a clear Presentation display will prompt to exit TrialDirector. 

-CZ

End

Close Zone - allows you to close the item in the active zone.

-X + zone no. (e.g., -X1)

None

Close Specific Zone - allows you to close the item in a specific zone.

None

ALT + S

Create Screen Snapshot

-DD

ALT + Page Down

Display  Next Case Database Document - Move to first page of next document

-DU

ALT + Page Up

Display  Previous Case Database Document - Move to first page of previous document

None

ALT + Z

Enable Rubber band Zooms

-EX
or
 -EXIT

ESC

Exit - allows you to exit Presentation mode.

Note: Using the ESC key to exit Presentation mode will prompt for confirmation. The –EX and –EXIT commands will exit without confirmation.

-ZE

SHIFT + INSERT

Expand Active Zone - allows you to enlarge the item in the active zone to fit the entire screen without clearing items in other zones.

-FA

None

Fade Video On/Off

-PG001

None

First Page - jumps to the first page of a document.

-PG999

None

Last Page - jumps to the last page of a document.

-PG

CTRL + G

Go to Page - allows you to go to a specific document page by typing –PG followed by the page number (i.e., -PG0051).

-NF

CTRL +
Down Arrow

Next Workbook - loads the next workbook in the workbook list.

-NI

CTRL +
Right Arrow

Next Item - loads the next item in a workbook.

-NR

User Defined

Next Revision - allows you to quickly move to the next revision of an item.

-OC

User Defined

Open Case – Displays the Open a Case dialog within Presentation mode.

-PU

Page Up

Page Up - allows you to page up in a multiple page item.

-PD

Page Down

Page Down - allows you to page down in a multiple page item.

-CPU

CTRL + Page Up

Faded Page Up - allows you to page up in a multiple page item with a fade transition effect.

-CPD

CTRL + Page Down

Faded Page Down - allows you to page down in a multiple page item with a fade transition effect.

-PF

CTRL + Up Arrow

Previous Workbook - loads the previous workbook in the workbooks list.

-PI

CTRL + Left Arrow

Previous Item - loads the previous item in a workbook.

-PR

User Defined

Previous Revision - allows you to quickly move to the previous revision of an item.

-RE

User Defined

Remark Event Log - allows user to add textual remark to Event Log. Type command then the remark you wish to add to the Event Log.

-ZR

SHIFT + DELETE

Retract Active Zone - allows you to retract an expanded zone back to its regular size.

None

ALT + R

Rewind Active Video Zone to Beginning

-RL

User Defined

Rotate Left - allows you to rotate an item 90 degrees to the left (counter-clockwise).

-RR

User Defined

Rotate Right - allows you to rotate an item 90 degrees to the right (clockwise).

-SI

None

Script Item – Use this command to jump to a specified item within a script.  For example, type –SI9, then to jump to the 9th item within the script.  If there are zone commands that occur prior to the script item, those commands will be executed.  It is recommended to pause the script prior to using this command.  If spaces occur between items within the script file, a <spacebar> keystroke is required to initiate the –SI command.

-SP

None

Script Pause - Pauses the script when it is set for automatic advancement.

-SD

Down Arrow

Scroll Down - allows you to move a zoomed item down in the zoom window. You can use the Down Arrow key instead of typing the command

-SL

None

Scroll Left - allows you to move a zoomed item to the left in the zoom window. You can use the Left Arrow key instead of typing the command.

-SR

None

Scroll Right - allows you to move a zoomed item to the right in the zoom window. You can use the Right Arrow key instead of typing the command

-SU

Up Arrow

Scroll Up - allows you to move a zoomed item up In the zoom window. You can use the Up Arrow key instead of typing the command.

None

ALT + I

Select the Last Callout Projection Style Used -  Will enable last callout projection tool

-PA 

None

Set Party - sets the value for the ADMIT BY field of an admitted exhibit

-WT

None

Set Witness - sets the value for the WITNESS field of an admitted exhibit.

-SS

Spacebar

Step Script - allows you to move to the next item in the script.

None

ALT + P

Toggle Play/Pause of Multimedia

None

ALT + T

Toggle the Presentation Toolbar On/Off

-ZI

CTRL + INSERT

Zoom In - allows you to enlarge an item relative to the center of the zone.

-ZO

CTRL + DELETE

Zoom Out - allows you to reduce an item relative to the center of the zone.

-ZB

User Defined

Zoom to Bottom - allows you to enlarge the item as much as possible within the zone relative to the bottom of the item.

-ZT

ALT + W

Zoom to Top - allows you to enlarge the item as much as possible within the zone relative to the top of the item.

Presentation - Zone Commands and Shortcuts

Command

Keys

Description

-Z1

[F1]

Zone 1 - vertical split, left side of display

-Z2

[F2]

Zone 2 - vertical split, right side of display

-Z3

[F3]

Zone 3 - horizontal split, top of display

-Z4

[F4]

Zone 4 - horizontal split, bottom of display

-Z5

[F5]

Zone 5 - quadrant split, upper-left corner of display

-Z6

[F6]

Zone 6 - quadrant split, upper-right side of display

-Z7

[F7]

Zone 7 - quadrant split, lower-left corner of display

-Z8

[F8]

Zone 8 - quadrant split, lower-right corner of display

-Z9

[F9]

Zone 9 - full display

-XR

[F10]

Transfer Zone Mode - Allows you to transfer an item from one zone to another.

-AZ

[F11]

Push Zone Mode - Allows you to add items into specified zones, moving items previously displayed into other zones or off the screen. It remains active until another zone command is used. Disables Replace Zone Mode.

-RZ

[F12]

Replace Zone Mode - Allows you to replace an item in one zone with another item, leaving all other items in other zones in place. Disables Push Zone Mode.

Presentation - Annotation Commands and Shortcuts

As you switch from one tool to the next using these shortcuts, the tool you are currently using will show a selected state in the presentation toolbar.

Command

Key

Description

ALT + F1

ALT + A

Arrow Tool

ALT + F2

ALT + H

Highlight Tool

ALT + F3

ALT + L

Line Tool

ALT + F4

ALT + O

Ellipse Tool

ALT + F5

ALT +=

Rectangle Tool

ALT + F6

ALT + J

Freehand Draw Tool

None

ALT + Y

Redaction Tool

None

ALT + N

Text Tool

ALT + F7

None

Stamps Tool

ALT + F8

None

Stickers Tool

ALT + F9

None

Show/Hide Annotations
(except redactions)

None

ALT + E

Remove All Annotations in Active Zone (except redactions)

ALT + F10

None

Arm Last Used Projection Style

ALT + F11

CTRL + Z

Undo Last Action

None

CTRL + Y

Redo Last Action

Presentation - DVT Commands and Shortcuts

Tip: Where "User Defined" appears in the following table, you can specify custom hotkeys in Presentation Preferences > Hotkeys.

 

Command

Keys

Description

None

CTRL + SHIFT + F12

Toggle DVT Segment Indicator On/Off - When on, the segment number appears in the upper right-hand corner of the video.

-CC0

None

Closed Caption Off

-CC1

None

Closed Caption On

-CC

None

Toggle Closed Caption On/Off

None

CTRL + TAB

Open Layout Options - Hold CTRL and repeatedly press TAB until the desired video/transcript layout is selected in the popup box.

-DVTO

User Defined

No Override - Disables override of the option set in the DISPLAY OPTION Case Explorer field in Document Manager.

-DVT0/
-DVT1

None

Classic Layout

-DVT2

None

Multimedia Only Layout

-DVT3

None

Transcript Only Layout

-DVT4

None

Multimedia Overlay 1 Layout

-DVT5

None

Multimedia Overlay 2 Layout

-DVT6

None

Classic #2 Layout

-DVT7

None

Closed Caption #2 Layout

-NS

SHIFT+F12

Segment Advance – Advances to next or specified DVT Clip Segment.  Using the command only will advance to the next segment. Using the command with a number (i.e. –NS5 or -SG5) will advance to that specified DVT clip segment.

-PL

None

Play

-PZ

None

Pause

-SD

None

Scroll Transcript/DVT Transcript Down

-SU

None

Scroll Transcript/DVT Transcript Up

-VR

None

Rewind Video to Beginning

-ZB

None

Zoom to Bottom of Current DVT/Clip Transcript Page

-ZT

None

Zoom to Top of Current DVT/Clip Transcript Page

-PG#

CTRL + G

Go to Page and Line - allows you to go to a specific transcript page during playback of a DVT clip, virtual clip, or text-only transcript by typing -PG followed by the page number (i.e., -PG051). If you enter a period/colon and the line number after the page number, it will go to that specific line of the transcript (i.e., -PG051.18 or -PG051:18).

-PD

None

Page Down of DVT Transcript

-PU

None

Page Up of DVT Transcript

 

Presentation - Carousel Commands

Command

Description

-CF

Go to First Item

-CL

Go to Last Item

-CN

Go to Next Item

-CP

Go to Previous Item

-CG#

Go to Specified Item

 

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