Shortcut keys

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Shortcut keys are keyboard shortcuts that you can type to perform commands using Regex Password Vault. They are system-wide, meaning that they are always available no matter what program you are currently using, as long as Password Vault is running in the background with your Vault file open.

 

What shortcut keys are available?

 

The shortcut keys in the table below are referred to as global shortcut keys.

 

Command

Default key combination

What does it do?

AutoComplete password (auto-select)

Ctrl + Shift + A

AutoCompletes a password in the webpage you are currently viewing. The password is automatically selected by matching the password's URL field to the web address of the page you are viewing.

 

Note  This auto-select behavior only works in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.

AutoComplete password (manual-select)

Ctrl + Shift + M

AutoCompletes a password in the foreground window (i.e., the window that currently has input focus). You choose the password manually from a list.

Open password URL

Ctrl + Shift + Z

Opens the URL (webpage) associated with a password. You choose the password manually from a list.

Create new password

Ctrl + Shift + P

Displays the New Password dialog, where you can create a new password.

 

You can also assign any password or identity its own dedicated shortcut key. A dedicated shortcut key will directly AutoComplete the password or identity to which it is assigned. The password or identity is AutoCompleted in the foreground window (i.e., the window that currently has input focus).

 

To change a shortcut key combination

 

To change a global shortcut key

 

1.Click Tools > Options.
 

2.Click the Shortcut Keys tab.
 

3.Change one or more of the key combinations as desired.

 

To change a dedicated shortcut key for a password

 

1.Edit the desired password.
 

2.Click the AutoComplete tab.
 

3.Under Shortcut key, change the key combination as desired.

 

To change a dedicated shortcut key for an identity

 

1.Edit the desired identity.
 

2.Click the General tab.
 

3.Under AutoComplete shortcut key, change the key combination as desired.

 

Frequently asked questions: Shortcut keys

 

What key combinations are allowed?

 

Shortcut key combinations must consist of two or three modifier keys (Ctrl, Shift, Alt), plus one letter, number, or function (F1 - F12) key.



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