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Elvis 4 action plug-ins setting - keyBindings

Elvis 4 action plug-ins setting - keyBindings

(13) Optional setting

Platform specific keyboard bindings, for Windows and Mac OS X.

Note: If you assign key bindings to your plugin, you need to specify an applicationMenu menuAssignment


Key bindings are not required. When you do assign key bindings, make sure that two keyBinding elements are added, one with os="MacOSX" and the other with os="Windows".

Tip: Check if your key binding is not already used by one of the standard menu items, otherwise it will be ignored.



Operating System the key binding applies to, possible values:

  • MacOSX
  • Windows



The key part of the key binding.



Comma separated list of modifier keys. When this parameter is not specified, no modifiers will be used. The available valid modifiers are:

  • CMD = Command, only valid in combination with Mac OS X
  • ALT = MacOSX: Option, Windows: Alt
  • CTRL = Control
  • SHIFT = Shift



    <keyBinding os="MacOSX" key="f" modifiers="CMD">
    <keyBinding os="Windows" key="f" modifiers="CTRL">
    <keyBinding os="MacOSX" key="f" modifiers="CMD,SHIFT">
    <keyBinding os="Windows" key="f" modifiers="CTRL,SHIFT">
    <keyBinding os="MacOSX" key="=" modifiers="CMD,CTRL,ALT,SHIFT">
    <keyBinding os="Windows" key="-" modifiers="SHIFT,CTRL">
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