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Keyboard shortcuts for Translation Editor

Keyboard shortcuts for Translation Editor

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Introduction

If you're a novice or experienced SimpleLocalize user, mastering keyboard shortcuts for frequently used actions can significantly enhance your productivity. To simplify the translation process, we have compiled a list of the most useful SimpleLocalize keyboard shortcuts that you'll use regularly. These shortcuts include frequently used actions and features that are likely to be part of your workflow.

Note: macOS users should use the button instead of Ctrl.

Save changes

You can save your changes by clicking the Save button in the Translation Editor. You can also use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + S to save your changes.

Saving changes using keyboard shortcuts

Go to next/previous string

Moving from one translation to another is standard during the translation process. To make it faster, you can use the Tab and Shift + Tab buttons to go to the next or previous string.

Going to next or previous translation using keyboard shortcuts

Go to next/previous string within the same language

You can use the Ctrl + Enter and Ctrl + Shift + Enter buttons to go to the next or previous string for translation key in the same language.

Going to next or previous translation within the same language using keyboard shortcuts

Move around the table

Now you can move around the table without touching the mouse. Here is a table with shortcuts:

ShortcutAction
TabGo to the next string
Shift + TabGo to the previous string
Ctrl + EnterGo to the next string with the same language
Ctrl + Shift + EnterGo to the previous string with the same language

Moving around the translation editor table using keyboard shortcuts

Open row with translations

Do you want to quickly check translations or description in List View? Use the Enter button to open the selected row with translations. You can also quickly jump into the translation input by clicking the Tab button.

Opening a row with translation details using keyboard shortcuts

Delete translation key

Do you need to delete a translation key? You can click on the row and use Delete or Backspace buttons to delete the selected translation key. After deleting the translation key, the translation editor will automatically select the next translation key.

Deleting translation keys using keyboard shortcuts

Select multiple translation keys with mouse

Select multiple translation keys by holding down the Ctrl button and clicking on the translation keys.

Selecting multiple translation keys by clicking on them with 'Ctrl' button

Select multiple translation keys with keyboard

Don't want to use the mouse? You can also select multiple translation keys with the keyboard. Use the Space button to select multiple translation keys.

Selecting multiple translation keys by clicking a 'Space' button

Focus on search input

You can use the Ctrl + / button to focus on the search input. After focusing on the search input, you can start typing to search for translation keys and translations

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