FLDIGI Users Manual  3.21
Mouse and Keyboard Shortcuts

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Fldigi has a bewildering number of keyboard and mouse shortcuts, some of which may help make your particular style of operation more efficient. You do not need to know them all to make effective use of the program!

Main window


Text input fields


Most text fields use a combination of CUA (PC) and Unix-style keybindings. Text can be marked, copied, pasted, saved to a file as well as transfer to other main panel controls. A right click on any text control will open a context sensitive menu for that particular control. A full list can be found on the FLTK web site

The received/transmitted text widgets use CUA key bindings with some modifications:

RX text

This widget is read-only and ignores shortcuts that would modify its contents. See logbook for details on the Rx right click popup menu system.

TX text

The text that has already been sent is protected, but can be deleted one character at a time with the Backspace key. Right clicking on the Tx text panel opens the following popup menu:

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Fldigi Receiving Editing Tx text

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Fldigi Transmitting

The Tx panel is fully drag and drop aware. That means you can add a file to the transmit text by simply opening up a file manager (different for different OS and choice of desktop). Select the file from the manager and then drag and drop it onto the Tx panel. The mouse pointer will move the cursor insert point for the drop.

A number of additional shortcuts can be found in the Keyboard Operation section.

Waterfall display


Most of fldigi's unusual shortcuts are specific to this widget.

Waterfall display - Keyboard

Waterfall display - Mouse

Waterfall "Store" button

Digiscope display

Rig control window

There are some shortcuts in addition to those described in the Rig Control

Frequency display

Frequency list

PSK viewer window


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