4.4.1 Create a Custom Keyboard Map

You can create a custom keyboard map A keyboard map is a configuration file that allows you to use your PC keyboard as a host terminal keyboard. Keyboard maps also include definitions for keyboard shortcuts. by adding, removing, or redefining keystroke combinations from an existing keyboard map.

To create a custom keyboard map

  1. Open a terminal session.

  2. Open the Document Settings dialog box.

    The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    Ribbon or InfoConnect Browser

    With a session open, from the Quick Access Toolbar, click .


    With a session open, tap the Gear icon and then select Document Settings.

    Classic MDI

    With a session open, go to Options > Settings

  3. UnderInput Devices, click Manage Keyboard Map.

  4. Click Create a new keyboard map from an existing keyboard map file.

  5. In the Create a New Keyboard Map file dialog box, select a keyboard map file to use as a template for your new file.

  6. If you want to use the new keyboard map file in your current session, choose Use the new file in the current session document.

  7. Click OK.

  8. Do one of the following:


    Do this

    Add a keystroke definition

    Under Map Keys, enter a key combination (keystroke) in the box, click the Select Action menu, and then choose Send Key.

    From the Key drop-down box, choose the host terminal key to which you want to map, and then click OK.

    Change the definition of a keystroke

    Select the key combination you want to change and click Modify.

    Specify an action for the keystroke, and then click OK.

    Remove a keystroke definition

    Select the key combination you want to remove, and then click Delete.

  9. When you are done making changes, click OK.

    When you click OK in the Keyboard Mapper dialog box, your changes are saved to the currently selected keyboard map file.