Action Short Cut Keys Function
The PICS program has been designed to allow the user to use keyboard short-cuts to achieve the same results, which some users find is faster than using the mouse. The following is a list of actions that can be performed via keyboard short-cut keys.
To access the pull down menu, use the Alt key + the underlined letter in the Menu title. This will allow the user to display the screens/functions under the menu option. (Example: Alt+F will display the screens listed under the File option). Next, to access an item from the pull-down menu press the underlined letter of the screen or sub-menu. For example:
- To access the Customer screen: Alt + F, followed by C
- Production submenu: Alt + F, followed by D
- Work Order screen: Alt + F, followed by D, then W
When viewing a screen, the following functions are generally available (some of these functions may be disabled in certain situations):
- Add = Ctrl + A
- Edit = Ctrl + E
- Delete = Ctrl + D
- Top = No short-cut key
- Prior = Ctrl + Page Up
- Next = Ctrl + Page Down
- Bottom = No short-cut key
- Find = Ctrl + F
- List = Ctrl + L
- Save = F10
- Cancel = Esc key (Escape)
- Close = Esc key (Escape) when in View mode.
Buttons on screens often also have keyboard shortcuts associated to them. To “press” a button on a screen, Alt + the underlined letter is equivalent to a mouse-click on the button.
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