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Using Keyboard Shortcuts and Country Codes

Transact enhances the default keyboard shortcuts available in the batch Review and Validation operator screens.

Release also allows you to create custom keyboard shortcuts for up to four levels of support. You can define how widely custom keyboard shortcuts are made available, with these levels of application:

  • application-wide
  • language-wide, when the corresponding language is set in the browser
  • a single batch class
  • a single batch class, using the language set in the browser

This article describes how to access, use and customize keyboard shortcut functions in Release This article also provides a summary of country codes and languages supported by the user interface.

Displaying Keyboard Shortcuts

Follow these steps to access the user screens that have keyboard shortcuts. These screens will display default configurations unless you create custom shortcuts.

Log into Transact.

Navigate to any of the following screens:

Operator > View My Batches — select a batch and click Open


Operator > Open Next Batch

In the More drop-down menu, click Shortcuts.

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Shortcuts Menu

The following table lists all keyboard shortcuts that are supported in Transact

Function Can be Customized? Default Shortcut Key
Save Ctrl + E
Quick Save Yes Ctrl + Q
Split Ctrl + 2
Zoom-in Yes Ctrl + 1
Zoom-out Yes Ctrl + Shift + 1
Move cursor to next field Ctrl + ]
Move cursor to previous field Shift + Tab
Move cursor to next error field Ctrl + >
Duplicate Page Ctrl + D
Fit to Page Yes F12
Rotate Page Clockwise Yes Ctrl + R
Rotate Page Anticlockwise Yes Ctrl + Shift + R
Remove Page Ctrl + Delete
Focus on document types Ctrl +
Merge document with previous one Ctrl + /
Merge multiple documents Ctrl + Shift + /
Next Batch Ctrl + Shift + >
Insert a row below in table Ctrl + I
Insert a row above in table Ctrl + Shift + I
Delete a row in table Ctrl + J
Delete All rows in table Ctrl + U
Traverse Table Ctrl + K
Insert Data Manually Ctrl + Y
Move Image Left Shift + left arrow
Move Image Right Shift + right arrow
Move Image Up Shift + up arrow
Move Image Down Shift + down arrow
Next Document Ctrl + M
Previous Document Ctrl + Shift + M
Next Page Yes Ctrl + P / 3

Move to next page with either:

Ctrl + P


Ctrl + 3

Previous Page Yes Ctrl + Shift + P / 3

Move to previous page with either:

Ctrl + Shift + P


Ctrl + 3

Enable / Disable Field Value Change Script Ctrl + [
Update Document Ctrl + Shift + C
Delete Document(s) Shift + Delete
Toggle Column Validations while Manual Extraction Ctrl + ‘
Open External Application Ctrl + 6/7/8/9
Disable/Enable Page Jumping on Field Change Ctrl + Shift +
Focus on Fuzzy Search Box Ctrl + ~
Move Cursor to previous Error Field Ctrl + <
Open/Close Table View Ctrl + 5
Zoom Lock / Unlock Ctrl + L
Apply Validation Pattern On/Off Ctrl + B
Open Document Pages Ctrl + Shift + o
Close Batch Ctrl + Backspace
Line item matching Ctrl + Shift + Y
Pop Out Image Ctrl + Shift + D
Zoom Overlay Image Ctrl + Shift + X
Learn Files Ctrl + Shfit + 4
Suspend/Resume Ctrl + Shift + S
Fuzzy DB Look-Up Ctrl + ;
OCR/Image View Ctrl + Shift + F

Using Custom Keyboard Shortcuts and Language Codes

Levels of Keyboard Shortcuts

Release allows you to create custom keyboard shortcuts of the following types:

Keyboard Shortcut Type Level of Specificity Description Properties File Format
Default Application-wide Built-in shortcuts available by default None
Application Shortcuts Most general (least specific) Will apply to all batch classes [SharedFolders]
Language-specific Application Shortcuts Will apply to all batch classes where user’s browser is set for the specified language [SharedFolders]shortcut-keysShortcutKeys-[lang-code].properties

See language codes below

Batch Class Shortcuts Will apply to a single batch class [SharedFolders][batch-class]
Language-specific Batch Class Shortcuts Most specific Will apply to a single batch class, where the user’s browser is set for the specified language [SharedFolders][batch-class]shortcut-keysShortcutKeys-[lang-code].properties

Be aware of the following guidelines when using customized shortcuts in the user interface:

More specific keyboard shortcuts will always override less specific shortcuts. For example, a keyboard shortcut that is defined for a batch class will override a keyboard shortcut that is defined for the application level.

A language-specific keyboard shortcut (French, for example) will always override the default shortcut, when the user’s browser is set to that language.

Supported Country Codes

Transact integrates support for the following country codes. You can use these codes to override the default settings in the properties file.

Language Code Description Notes
en English Default if no other language is specified.
es Spanish
fr French
de German
nl Dutch
it Italian

Keyboard Shortcut Properties File Format

Each line has four items separated by the pipe ( | ) symbol. The following line illustrates this syntax convention:



  • binding — These are predefined as in the sample cited below. Only those bindings are supported.
  • modifiers — For any combination of Ctrl + Alt + Shift, leave empty for no modifiers. You can also use Ctrl, Shft, or Control.
  • keycode — These are JavaScript native keycodes that you can get from the following resource:
  • Description — This is the text to be displayed in the Shortcuts dropdown menu on the Review and Validation screens.

The following line is an example:

reviewValidate.ZoomIn=shift+ctrl+alt|83|Shift + Ctrl + Alt + S

Note: If you omit or override a setting, then the default shortcut is used. You can “comment out” a line by starting that line with a # symbol.

The following lines illustrate a sample properties file for keyboard shortcuts:

# ctrl+shift+alt|keycode|human readable keys
reviewValidate.RotateClockwise=ctrl|105|APP Ctrl + NUM 9
reviewValidate.RotateAnticlockwise=ctrl|103|Ctrl + NUM 7
reviewValidate.ZoomIn=ctrl|104|Ctrl + NUM 8
reviewValidate.ZoomOut=ctrl|98|Ctrl + NUM 2
reviewValidate.FitImageToPage=ctrl|101|Ctrl + NUM 5
reviewValidate.NextPage=ctrl|102|Ctrl + NUM 6
reviewValidate.PreviousPage=ctrl|100|Ctrl + NUM 4
reviewValidate.QuickSave=ctrl+alt|83|App Ctrl + Alt + S


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