Key Table: Braille Memo Pocket

Contents

Notes

  • The six round keys along the top are a braille keyboard. From left to right, their names are: Dot3, Dot2, Dot1, Dot4, Dot5, Dot6.
  • The two keys to the left of Dot3, from top to bottom, are named: Control, Alt.
  • The two keys to the right of Dot6, from top to bottom, are named: Select, Read.
  • The three keys below Dot1 and Dot4, from left to right, are named: Dot7, Extension, Dot8.
  • At the bottom left is a group of four keys arranged in a cross. Starting with the leftmost key and moving clockwise, their names are: ArrowLeft, ArrowUp, ArrowRight, ArrowDown.
  • A driver implementation constraint requires that some of the bindings refer to the ArrowLeft and ArrowRight keys as PanLeft and PanRight.
  • Some keys are entered by pressing a set of keys simultaneously:
    • Return: Dot7
    • Space: Dot8
    • ArrowUp: Extension + Dot1
    • ArrowDown: Extension + Dot4
    • ArrowLeft: Extension + Dot2
    • ArrowRight: Extension + Dot5
    • Insert: Extension + Dot3
    • Change: Extension + Dot6
    • Backspace: Extension + Dot7
    • Delete: Extension + Dot8
    • Escape: Extension + ArrowUp
    • Info: Extension + ArrowDown
    • Backward: Extension + ArrowRight + Dot1
    • Forward: Extension + ArrowRight + Dot4
    • ScrollLeft: Extension + ArrowRight + Dot2
    • ScrollRight: Extension + ArrowRight + Dot5
    • OK: Extension + ArrowRight + Dot7
    • Set: Extension + ArrowRight + Dot8

Default Bindings

Special Modes

  • enter/leave help display: Read+dots125
  • enter/leave command learn mode: Read+dots123
  • enter/leave preferences menu: Read+dots1234
  • enter/leave status display:
    • Alt
    • Read+dots234
  • set display mode attributes/text: Read+dots145
  • set display mode attributes: Read+dots1458
  • set display mode text: Read+dots1457
  • set screen image frozen/unfrozen: Read+dots124
  • set screen image frozen: Read+dots1248
  • set screen image unfrozen: Read+dots1247
  • describe character: Select+Read+RoutingKey
  • show current date and time: Control

Cursor Functions

  • go to screen cursor or go back after cursor tracking: PanLeft+PanRight
  • bring screen cursor to character: RoutingKey
  • bring screen cursor to current line:
    • ArrowUp+ArrowDown
    • Read+dots1236

Vertical Navigation

  • go up one line: ArrowUp
  • go down one line: ArrowDown
  • go to top line: Select+ArrowUp
  • go to bottom line: Select+ArrowDown
  • go to beginning of top line: Control+ArrowUp
  • go to beginning of bottom line: Control+ArrowDown
  • go up to nearest line with different content: Read+ArrowUp
  • go down to nearest line with different content: Read+ArrowDown
  • go up to nearest line with different highlighting: Alt+ArrowUp
  • go down to nearest line with different highlighting: Alt+ArrowDown
  • go up to first line of paragraph: Control+Alt+ArrowUp
  • go down to first line of next paragraph: Control+Alt+ArrowDown
  • go up to previous command prompt: Select+Read+ArrowUp
  • go down to next command prompt: Select+Read+ArrowDown

Horizontal Navigation

  • go backward one braille window: PanLeft
  • go forward one braille window: PanRight
  • go backward skipping blank braille windows: Read+PanLeft
  • go forward skipping blank braille windows: Read+PanRight
  • go to beginning of line: Select+PanLeft
  • go to end of line: Select+PanRight
  • go left one character: Alt+PanLeft
  • go right one character: Alt+PanRight
  • place left end of braille window at character: Control+Alt+RoutingKey

Clipboard Functions

  • start new clipboard at character: Control+RoutingKey
  • append to clipboard from character: Alt+RoutingKey
  • linear copy to character: Select+RoutingKey
  • rectangular copy to character: Read+RoutingKey
  • insert clipboard text after screen cursor:
    • Control+Alt
    • Read+dots1346
  • search backward for clipboard text: Control+PanLeft
  • search forward for clipboard text: Control+PanRight
  • save clipboard to disk: Read+dots13468
  • restore clipboard from disk: Read+dots13467

Configuration Functions

  • set autorepeat on/off: Read+dots1235
  • set autorepeat on: Read+dots12358
  • set autorepeat off: Read+dots12357
  • set text style 6-dot/8-dot: ArrowDown+ArrowRight
  • set text style 6-dot: Read+dots235
  • set text style 8-dot: Read+dots236
  • set skipping of lines with identical content on/off: Read+dots24
  • set skipping of lines with identical content on: Read+dots248
  • set skipping of lines with identical content off: Read+dots247
  • set skipping of blank braille windows on/off: Read+dots12
  • set skipping of blank braille windows on: Read+dots128
  • set skipping of blank braille windows off: Read+dots127
  • set sliding braille window on/off: Read+dots2456
  • set sliding braille window on: Read+dots24568
  • set sliding braille window off: Read+dots24567
  • set track screen cursor on/off:
    • Read+dots2345
    • ArrowDown+ArrowLeft
  • set track screen cursor on: Read+dots23458
  • set track screen cursor off: Read+dots23457
  • set screen cursor visibility on/off:
    • Read+dots14
    • ArrowUp+ArrowLeft
  • set screen cursor visibility on: Read+dots148
  • set screen cursor visibility off: Read+dots147
  • set attribute underlining on/off:
    • Read+dots136
    • ArrowUp+ArrowRight
  • set attribute underlining on: Read+dots1368
  • set attribute underlining off: Read+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 control: Control
  • braille keyboard meta: Alt
  • type braille dots [C]: dot8
  • type braille dots [7]: Read+dot7
  • type braille dots [8]: Read+dot8
  • backspace key: Backspace
  • escape key:
    • Escape
    • Read+dots26
  • cursor-left key:
    • ArrowLeft
    • Read+dot3
  • cursor-right key:
    • ArrowRight
    • Read+dot6
  • cursor-up key: Read+dot1
  • cursor-down key: Read+dot4
  • page-up key:
    • ScrollLeft
    • Read+dots23
  • page-down key:
    • ScrollRight
    • Read+dots56
  • home key:
    • Backward
    • Read+dot2
  • end key:
    • Forward
    • Read+dot5
  • insert key:
    • Insert
    • Read+dots35
  • delete key:
    • Delete
    • Read+dots256
  • function key: Extension+RoutingKey
  • enter key: dot7
  • tab key:
    • Read+dots45
    • Extension
  • clear all sticky input modifiers: Read+dots78
  • cycle the Upper sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Read+dots68
  • cycle the Shift sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Read+dots48
  • cycle the Control sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Read+dots38
  • cycle the Meta (Left Alt) sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Read+dots28
  • cycle the AltGr (Right Alt) sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Read+dots58
  • cycle the GUI (Windows) sticky input modifier (next, on, off): Read+dots18
  • switch to the previous virtual terminal: Read+dots12367
  • switch to the next virtual terminal: Read+dots12368
  • set braille keyboard enabled/disabled: Read+dots13
  • set braille keyboard enabled: Read+dots138
  • set braille keyboard disabled: Read+dots137