Key Table: B2G

Contents

Notes

  • The eight, rectangular, concave keys (in two groups of four) near the back are a braille keyboard. The four on the left, from left to right, are: Dot7, Dot3, Dot2, Dot1. The four on the right, from left to right, are: Dot4, Dot5, Dot6, Dot8.
  • The square pad with a small, round button in the middle, in between Dot1 and Dot4, is the D-Pad (directional pad). Its four edges are the Up, Down, Left, and Right keys. The button in the middle is the Center key.
  • The long, rectangular key in front of Dot1, the D-Pad, and Dot4 is the Space bar.
  • The small, round buttons just behind each cell are the routing keys.
  • The convex, square button to the left of the routing keys is the Backward key.
  • The convex, square button to the right of the routing keys is the Forward key.
  • The two small, round buttons on the right side near the front are the volume keys. From front to back, they are: Softer, Louder.

Default Bindings

Special Modes

  • enter/leave help display: Space+Dots125
  • enter/leave command learn mode: Space+Dots123
  • enter/leave preferences menu: Space+Dots1234
  • enter/leave status display: Space+Dots234
  • set display mode attributes/text: Space+Dots145
  • set display mode attributes: Space+Dots1458
  • set display mode text: Space+Dots1457
  • set screen image frozen/unfrozen: Space+Dots124
  • set screen image frozen: Space+Dots1248
  • set screen image unfrozen: Space+Dots1247
  • describe character: Forward+RoutingKey

Cursor Functions

  • go to screen cursor: Center
  • go back after cursor tracking: Space+Center
  • bring screen cursor to character: RoutingKey
  • bring screen cursor to current line: Space+Dots1236

Vertical Navigation

  • go up one line: Up
  • go down one line: Down
  • go to top line: Space+Up
  • go to bottom line: Space+Down
  • go up to nearest line with different content: Backward+Up
  • go down to nearest line with different content: Backward+Down
  • go up to nearest line with different highlighting: Backward+Left
  • go down to nearest line with different highlighting: Backward+Right
  • go up to first line of paragraph: Forward+Left
  • go down to first line of next paragraph: Forward+Right
  • go up to previous command prompt: Forward+Up
  • go down to next command prompt: Forward+Down
  • go up to nearest line with less indent than character: Up+RoutingKey
  • go down to nearest line with less indent than character: Down+RoutingKey
  • go up to nearest line with different character: Left+RoutingKey
  • go down to nearest line with different character: Right+RoutingKey

Horizontal Navigation

  • go backward one braille window: Backward
  • go forward one braille window: Forward
  • go backward skipping blank braille windows: Space+Backward
  • go forward skipping blank braille windows: Space+Forward
  • go to beginning of line: Left
  • go to end of line: Right
  • go left one character: Space+Left
  • go right one character: Space+Right
  • place left end of braille window at character: Backward+RoutingKey

Clipboard Functions

  • start new clipboard at character: Dot7+RoutingKey
  • append to clipboard from character: Dot3+RoutingKey
  • linear copy to character: Dot6+RoutingKey
  • rectangular copy to character: Dot8+RoutingKey
  • copy characters to clipboard: RoutingKey+RoutingKey
  • append characters to clipboard: RoutingKey+RoutingKey+Space
  • insert clipboard text after screen cursor: Space+Dots1346
  • insert clipboard history entry after screen cursor: Center+RoutingKey
  • search backward for clipboard text: Backward+Center
  • search forward for clipboard text: Forward+Center
  • save clipboard to disk: Space+Dots13468
  • restore clipboard from disk: Space+Dots13467

Configuration Functions

  • set autorepeat on/off: Space+Dots1235
  • set autorepeat on: Space+Dots12358
  • set autorepeat off: Space+Dots12357
  • set text style 6-dot: Space+Dots235
  • set text style 8-dot: Space+Dots236
  • set skipping of lines with identical content on/off: Space+Dots24
  • set skipping of lines with identical content on: Space+Dots248
  • set skipping of lines with identical content off: Space+Dots247
  • set skipping of blank braille windows on/off: Space+Dots12
  • set skipping of blank braille windows on: Space+Dots128
  • set skipping of blank braille windows off: Space+Dots127
  • set sliding braille window on/off: Space+Dots2456
  • set sliding braille window on: Space+Dots24568
  • set sliding braille window off: Space+Dots24567
  • set track screen cursor on/off: Space+Dots2345
  • set track screen cursor on: Space+Dots23458
  • set track screen cursor off: Space+Dots23457
  • set screen cursor visibility on/off: Space+Dots14
  • set screen cursor visibility on: Space+Dots148
  • set screen cursor visibility off: Space+Dots147
  • set attribute underlining on/off: Space+Dots136
  • set attribute underlining on: Space+Dots1368
  • set attribute underlining off: Space+Dots1367

Keyboard Input

  • braille keyboard dot1: Dot1
  • braille keyboard dot2: Dot2
  • braille keyboard dot3: Dot3
  • braille keyboard dot4: Dot4
  • braille keyboard dot5: Dot5
  • braille keyboard dot6: Dot6
  • braille keyboard dot7: Dot7
  • braille keyboard dot8: Dot8
  • braille keyboard space: Space
  • braille keyboard upper: Up
  • braille keyboard control: Down
  • braille keyboard meta: Left
  • braille keyboard altgr: Right
  • braille keyboard gui: Center
  • type braille dots [7]: Space+Dot7
  • type braille dots [8]: Space+Dot8
  • backspace key: Dot7
  • escape key: Space+Dots26
  • cursor-left key: Space+Dot3
  • cursor-right key: Space+Dot6
  • cursor-up key: Space+Dot1
  • cursor-down key: Space+Dot4
  • page-up key: Space+Dots23
  • page-down key: Space+Dots56
  • home key: Space+Dot2
  • end key: Space+Dot5
  • insert key: Space+Dots35
  • delete key: Space+Dots256
  • function key: Space+RoutingKey
  • enter key: Dot8
  • tab key: Space+Dots45
  • clear all sticky input modifiers: Space+Dots78
  • cycle the Upper sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Space+Dots68
  • cycle the Shift sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Space+Dots48
  • cycle the Control sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Space+Dots38
  • cycle the Meta (Left Alt) sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Space+Dots28
  • cycle the AltGr (Right Alt) sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Space+Dots58
  • cycle the GUI (Windows) sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Space+Dots18
  • switch to a specific virtual terminal: Dot2+RoutingKey
  • switch to the previous virtual terminal: Space+Dots12367
  • switch to the next virtual terminal: Space+Dots12368
  • bind to a specific virtual terminal: Dot5+RoutingKey
  • set braille keyboard enabled/disabled: Space+Dots13
  • set braille keyboard enabled: Space+Dots138
  • set braille keyboard disabled: Space+Dots137

Special Functions

  • remember current braille window position: Dot1+RoutingKey
  • go to remembered braille window position: Dot4+RoutingKey
  • stop the braille driver: Louder+Softer