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Quick reference

View a list of Data Workbench client user interface actions and shortcut keys.

Actions for the Data Workbench client

Use these actions when performing tasks within the client user interface.
Action
Result
Click
Selects item
Click + drag
Selects range
Ctrl + select
Adds to selection
Shift + select
Remove from selection
Action Result
Click the Data Workbench logo in the upper left corner of the workspace
Saves your changes
Ctrl + Delete Closes without saving your changes
Action
Result
Click + drag
Moves graphics
Right-click + drag
Rotates graphics
Click both mouse buttons + drag
Zooms into graphics
Action
Result
Click + drag
Add to page hierarchy
Ctrl + Alt + click + drag
Add page to a bar graph
Ctrl + Alt + click + drag
Add to page table
Action
Result
Click
Selects an item
Click + drag
Selects a range of text
Ctrl + select
Adds text to selection
Shift + select
Removes text from selection

Keyboard shortcuts for the Data Workbench client

Use these shortcut keys for workspaces and configuration files.
Action Result
Ctrl + N
Opens a new workspace.
If you are limited to creating a single type of blank workspace, then the new workspace will open immediately.
If your have rights to open multiple types of workspaces based on your implementation, then Ctrl + N displays a menu allowing you to choose the type of workspace to be created.
Ctrl + O Imports a workspace
Action
Result
Ctrl + X
Cuts text
Ctrl + Z
Undo action for previously typed characters
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Redo action for typed characters
Ctrl + A
Selects all
Commands Quick Keys Combined menu commands
Full screen view . Workspace fills the screen and refits to the new size. Ctrl plus
Ctrl + (on keypad)
or
Ctrl Shift + (on keyboard)
  • File > Page Size > Fill Screen
    followed by
  • File > Refit Workspace
Window view . Workspace displays in a standard window view and refits to the new size. Ctrl minus
Ctrl -
  • File > Page Size > Standard
    followed by
  • File > Refit Workspace
Action
Result
Ctrl + P
Prints a workspace.
Ctrl + W
Closes a workspace without saving.
Ctrl + S
Saves a workspace.
Ctrl + O
Opens a visualization file. It is the same as selecting Add > Open from the workspace menu.
Ctrl + E
Open a configuration (by default) or other files. It is the same as selecting Add > Edit from the workspace menu. Select All to open other files.
Commonly-used files menu
Click Add > Open from a workspace to open recently opened files (saves the last ten) or files that you "pin" to the new menu. From the menu, you can click the pin icon in the list to save the visualization.
Action Result
Right-click a node and click Paste
Pastes a node into a .cfg file
Right-click the vector and click Paste as child Pastes a vector into a .cfg file at a vector level