Creating and Configuring Command Shortcut Keys in PSoC® Creator™ - KBA90934

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Question: How do you configure shortcut keys in PSoC® Creator™?

 

Answer:

Shortcut key combinations make it easier to complete common tasks. For example, Ctrl + C allows you to quickly copy a selected item to the clipboard. You can configure shortcut keys in PSoC Creator to perform a specific task. A partial list of Creator’s current keyboard shortcuts can be found by searching in Creator for Keyboard Shortcuts under Help > Topics.

See Figure 1 and Figure 2 for the steps to configure shortcut keys in Creator.

Figure 1. Selecting the Customize Window

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Figure 2. Configuring Shortcut Keys

  1.   Click the Keyboard tab.
  2.   Type or select the command.
  3.   Select Global or the specific subsystem in which you want to use the shortcut.
  4.   Type the shortcut key that you want to assign.
  5.   Click Assign.
  6.   Click Close.

The following are a few preconfigured shortcut keys in PSoC Creator:

  •   Shift + F6 – Build the project
  •   F6 – Build the workspace
  •   Ctrl + Break – Cancel the build
  •   F5 – Start debugging