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Keyboard shortcuts for Content Station 10 on Mac OS X

Keyboard shortcuts for Content Station 10 on Mac OS X

This article shows all keyboard shortcuts that can be used for Content Station 10 on Mac OS X.

They are presented in 2 ways: 

  1. As a full overview, listing all keyboard shortcuts in alphabetical order
  2. By feature, listing all groups of features and their keyboard shortcuts

Tip: For easy reference, any available keyboard shortcuts for a file are listed in the context menu for that file:

Keyboard shortcuts in the context menu

Full overview

Shortcut Applies to Action

Arrow
(left, right, up, down)

File in thumbnail view Move the selection from one file to another.4

Arrow+Shift
(left, right, up, down)

File in thumbnail view Select a range of files.4
Cmd+A Files

Select all files.5

Note that this could potentially include more files than are visible on screen; files that are currently loaded for scrolling up or down are also selected.

Cmd+D Files Move a selected file to the Trash Can.3
Cmd+E Files Check-out a selected file for editing.3
Cmd+G Files Send selected files to the next Workflow Status.2
Cmd+H Files, Dossiers (Content Station 10.24 only) Add selected files to a Dossier.
Cmd+J Files, Dossiers Add selected files to a Dossier.3
Cmd+Y Editing text Redo the last action.
Cmd+Z Editing text Undo the last action.
Cmd+double-click Files Open a selected file in a new Web browser tab.1
Cmd+Shift+C Files Make a copy of a selected file.3
Cmd+Shift+D Files, Dossiers Remove selected files from an opened Dossier.2
Cmd+Shift+E Files Open selected files in a new Web browser window.2
Cmd+Shift+G Files Send selected files to the next Workflow Status.3
Cmd+Shift+L Files

Check-in a selected file for editing.3

Cmd+Shift+O Dossiers Open a selected Dossier.3
Cmd+Shift+U Files, Dossiers Upload files to an opened Dossier.2
Enter Workflow dialogs
  • When a field is active in a window: confirm entering data in that field (for example when a selection in a list is active).3
  • When the dialog window or message is active: confirm that you want to continue (similar to clicking OK, Yes, Copy, Send, and so on).3
Escape Files, Workflow dialogs
  • Close fullscreen mode.
  • Close Full Layout View.
  • Close the window or message without making any changes (similar to clicking Cancel)3
Left Arrow Files Navigate through files.
Right Arrow Files Navigate through files.
Spacebar Files View selected files in fullscreen mode or close fullscreen mode

1 Requires Content Station 10.18 or higher.

2 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

3 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

4 Requires Content Station 10.26 or higher.

5 Requires Content Station 10.27 or higher.

By feature

Editing an article

Working with files

Opening files

Files open in fullscreen mode

File check-in/check-out

Files and Dossiers

Files and Workflow Statuses

Sending files to users or user groups

Copying files

Deleting files

Selecting files

Working with Dossiers

Working with dialog windows and messages

Using the Publication Overview Application

Editing an article

Shortcut Action
Cmd+Z Undo the last action.
Cmd+Y Redo the last action.

Working with files

Opening files

Shortcut Action
Cmd+double-click Open a selected file in a new Web browser tab.1
Cmd+Shift+E Open selected files in a new Web browser window.2

1 Requires Content Station 10.18 or higher.

2 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

Files open in fullscreen mode

Shortcut Action
Spacebar View selected files in fullscreen mode or close fullscreen mode.
Escape

Close fullscreen mode.

Left Arrow Navigate through files.
Right Arrow Navigate through files.

File check-in/check-out

Shortcut Action
Cmd+E Check-out a selected file for editing.2
Cmd+L

Check-out a selected file for editing.2

Cmd+Shift+D Remove selected files from an opened Dossier.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

2 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

Files and Dossiers

Shortcut Action
Cmd+H (Content Station 10.24 only) Add selected files to a Dossier.
Cmd+J Add selected files to a Dossier.2
Cmd+Shift+U Upload files to an opened Dossier.1
Cmd+Shift+D Remove selected files from an opened Dossier.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

2 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

Files and Workflow Statuses

Shortcut Action
Cmd+G Send selected files to the next Workflow Status.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

Sending files to users or user groups

Shortcut Action
Cmd+Shift+G Send selected files to the next Workflow Status.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

Copying files

Shortcut Action
Cmd+Shift+C Make a copy of a selected file.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

Deleting files

Shortcut Action
Cmd+D Move a selected file to the Trash Can.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

Selecting files

Shortcut Action

Arrow
(left, right, up, down)

Move the selection from one file to another.1

Arrow+Shift
(left, right, up, down)

Select a range of files.1
Cmd+A

Select all files.2

Note that this could potentially include more files than are visible on screen; files that are currently loaded for scrolling up or down are also selected.

1 Requires Content Station 10.26 or higher.

2 Requires Content Station 10.27 or higher.

Working with Dossiers

Shortcut Action
Cmd+H Add selected files to a Dossier.1
Cmd+Shift+D Remove selected files from an opened Dossier.1
Cmd+Shift+O Open a selected Dossier.2
Cmd+Shift+U Upload files to an opened Dossier.1

1 Requires Content Station 10.24 or higher.

2 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

Working with dialog windows and messages

Shortcut Action
Escape

Close the window or message without making any changes (similar to clicking Cancel)1

Enter
  • When a field is active in a window: confirm entering data in that field (for example when a selection in a list is active).1
  • When the dialog window or message is active: confirm that you want to continue (similar to clicking OK, Yes, Copy, Send, and so on).1

1 Requires Content Station 10.25 or higher.

Using the Publication Overview Application

Shortcut Action
Escape Close Full Layout View.

Document history

  • 25 July 2017: Added new keyboard shortcuts for Content Station 10.27.
  • 11 July 2017: Added new keyboard shortcuts for Content Station 10.26.
  • 4 July 2017: Added new keyboard shortcuts for Content Station 10.25.
  • 16 June 2017: Added new keyboard shortcuts for Content Station 10.24.
  • 21 March 2017: Added shortcut for opening a file in a new Web browser tab.
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