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Appendix: Keyboard Shortcuts
SwordSearcher has many keyboard shortcuts to quickly perform functions without using the mouse. Certain tasks will always require some use of the mouse, but advanced users who like to stick to the keyboard as much as possible will benefit from the many keyboard shortcuts provided in SwordSearcher.
Here is a list of the keyboard shortcuts SwordSearcher's main user interface responds to. This is not a comprehensive list of SwordSearcher's functions, just a list of keyboard shortcuts for functions that have keyboard shortcuts.
•Ctrl+C: Copy selected text
•F5: Copy verse(s) to clipboard
•F7: Copy all verses from Verse List panel
•Shift+F7: Copy all references from Verse List panel
•F8: Copy all verses from Bible panel
•Ctrl+Alt+V: From another application, such as MS Word, opens the Copy Verses dialog in SwordSearcher and automatically pastes the selected verse reference.
•F2: Search Bible dialog
•F3: Quick Search in active Book
•F4: Quick Search in active Commentary
•Ctrl+F: Search text displayed in focused panel (does not search entire module)
•Alt+T: Open Topic and Verse Guide
•Alt+L: Full Library Search dialog
•Ctrl+F2: Open English-Strong's Indexer
•Shift+F2: Open Quick Concordance
•Shift+Alt+T: Open Library Table of Contents tool
•Alt+F5: Open Scan Text for Verse References tool
•Alt+F2: Search KJV Words of Christ
Access bookmarks with Ctrl+#, where # is the number of the bookmark you want to go to. Press Ctrl+1 for bookmark number 1, or Ctrl+0 for bookmark number 10. Set bookmarks with Shift+Ctrl+# in the same manner.
"Library Tabs" commands:
•Alt+F11: Show all tabs
•Alt+F12: Show only selected tabs
"View and Layout" commands:
•F9: Close active Search Result panel
•Ctrl+F9: Close all open Search Result panels
•Ctrl+Alt+F9: Close all open Clone panels.
•F10: Show/Hide Bible panel
•F11: Show/Hide Book and Dictionary panel
•F12: Show/Hide Commentary Panel
•Alt+A: Restore layout and panel sizes
•Shift+F9: Maximize active Search Results panel
•Shift+F10: Maximize Bible panel
•Shift+F11: Maximize Book and Dictionary panel
•Shift+F12: Maximize Commentary panel
•Ctrl+]: Increase text display font sizes
•Ctrl+[: Decrease text display font sizes
•Ctrl++: Increase zoom level
•Ctrl+-: Decrease zoom level
•Ctrl+Alt+0: Reset zoom level to 100%
Bible Panel commands:
•Alt+PgDn: Next chapter
•Alt+PgUp: Previous chapter
•Alt+Down: Next verse (based on "active verse" as shown in Go To Verse toolbar)
•Alt+Up: Previous verse (based on "active verse" as shown in Go To Verse toolbar)
•Alt+F10: Toggle display of margin area
•Ctrl+Alt+F10: Set compare version for Bible panel.
•Ctrl+H: Apply default highlighting to selected text.
Set Keyboard Focus:
•F6 or Alt+G or Shift+F2: Set keyboard focus to Go To Verse and Search toolbar
•Alt+1: Set keyboard focus to Verse List panel
•Alt+2: Set keyboard focus to Bible panel
•Alt+3: Set keyboard focus to Book panel
•Alt+4: Set keyboard focus to Commentary panel
•Ctrl+Alt+1: Set focus to search results panel selector control.
oVerse lists: the module selection button; will respond to module shortcuts while focused.
oLibrary search results: the module selector tree. Module selector tree will respond to module shortcuts if it is focused.
•Ctrl+Alt+2: Set focus to Bible panel, no different from Alt+1 but reserving for future use.
•Ctrl+Alt+3: Set focus to Book panel entry selector control.
•Ctrl+Alt+4: Set focus to Commentary panel entry selector control.
•Alt+5: Set focus to editor (if editing)
•Ctrl+M: Select a module with the Module Selection Tool
•Ctrl+F10: Select Bible module with Module Selection Tool
•Ctrl+F11: Select Book module with Module Selection Tool
•Ctrl+F12: Select Commentary module with Module Selection Tool
•Shift+F5: Display Verse(s) (loads user specified verses into a Verse List panel)
•F1: Open help file
•Alt+F1: Open Preferences Dialog.
•Shift+Ctrl+A: Open Configure Audio Bibles Dialog.
•Shift+Ctrl+F10: Next Bible version tab
•Shift+Ctrl+F11: Next highlighted Book tab
•Shift+Ctrl+F12: Next highlighted Commentary tab
•+/- (while focused on panel with highlighted search results showing): Cycle through highlighted search results
•Alt+F4: Exit SwordSearcher
•Ctrl+Alt+F4: Exit SwordSearcher without saving layout (used for troubleshooting purposes)
•Alt+Up/Down: Decrements/Increments active Bible panel verse and performs "Go To Verse" events.
•Alt+Left/Right: Navigate the back/forward history list in the focused panel.
•Pause/Ctrl+Space: Pause/Resume Bible audio playback, or start Bible panel chapter playback.
•Shift+Alt+N: New Entry (for user book module).
•Shift+Alt+B: Edit current book entry (for user book).
•Shift+Alt+C: Edit current commentary entry (for user commentary).
•Ctrl+Alt+F12: Set the active verse from the commentary panel. (The currently displayed entry in the commentary panel becomes the active verse.)
•Alt+F9 (In Bible search results): Toggle between Concordance View and Full View.
Search Bible dialog: only when Search Bible dialog (F2) is open
•Alt+M: Manually enter search range.
•Alt+I: invokes module selection menu.
In the Editor:
•Shift+Ctrl+H: Invoke background color selection.
•Ctrl+Alt+H: Apply most recently selected background color to selection.
•Alt+D: Switch to Design editor.
•Alt+C: Switch to Code editor
•CTRL+T: Insert text for verse reference at cursor.