Focus Key Binding Property

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: FocusKeyBind

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Control Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Sets a shortcut key to navigate to this control.

This property is similar to the Focus option on the Key Navigation page of the Properties dialog box.

Elements

Name Description
Control If TRUE, the keyboard shortcut includes the <Ctrl> key.
Shift If TRUE, the keyboard shortcut includes the <Shift> key.
Key The name of the shortcut key. (Mac OS X) LabVIEW does not support <VolumeUp>, <VolumeDown>, and function keys <F15> to <F24> as shortcut keys on Mac OS X. Key must match one of the following values:
  • <Clear>
  • <Ins>
  • <Del>
  • <Home>
  • <End>
  • <PageUp>
  • <PageDown>
  • <Escape>
  • <Enter>
    Note  The <Enter> key on the alphanumeric keyboard and <Enter> key on the numeric keypad are the same value.
  • <Play>
  • <VolumeUp>
  • <VolumeDown>
  • <Mute>
  • F1
  • F2
  • F3
  • F4
  • F5
  • F6
  • F7
  • F8
  • F9
  • F10
  • F11
  • F12
  • F13
  • F14
  • F15
  • F16
  • F17
  • F18
  • F19
  • F20
  • F21
  • F22
  • F23
  • F24
Note  You must use the English Key name when wiring a shortcut key value.

Remarks

The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead/Write
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryYes
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedYes

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