KeyMusician Keyboard key definitions










Key

Key Type

Key Usage

java.awt.Event


Alt-Tab

System-Defined

Move to next window

VK_TAB


Caps-Lock

System-Defined

Toggles caps-lock – can use, but has side-effect



F11

System-Defined

On Linux and Windows XP, toggle Window between full-screen and normal-screen.

On Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10, and Mac OS X (or Linux on Mac), selects Drums Pane.

VK_F11


Left-arrow

System-Defined

Decrease volume slider by 8 Suppressed Java Function

VK_LEFT


Num-Lock

System-Defined

Toggles numeric lock on keypad – use to turn num-lock back on! ALSO SWITCHES TO CHORDS PANE on Windows and Linux

VK_NUM_LOCK


Power

System-Defined

?



Right-arrow

System-Defined

Increase volume slider by 8 Suppressed Java Function

VK_RIGHT


Shift-Tab

System-Defined

Moves to prior window component

VK_TAB


Sleep

System-Defined

?



Tab

System-Defined

Move to next dialog component. Suppressed Java Function.

VK_TAB


Wake

System-Defined

?



Windows-Key

System-Defined

Activates application menu, taking focus away. - not used



Delete

static/control

Decrease Velocity Slider by 8

VK_DELETE


Down-arrow

static/control

Assignable Slider (decrease by 8) Also decrements focused slider!

VK_DOWN


End

static/control

Activate “Clear” button of the Numeric-keypad Chords dialog-box

VK_END


Enter

static/control

Press repeatedly for manual vibrato using the pitch-bend control.

VK_ENTER


Enter (num-keypad)

static/control

Make the chord a minor chord.

VK_ENTER


Esc

static/control

All-Notes-Off (click Panic button) – silences all channels.

VK_ESCAPE


F1

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F1


F2

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F2


F3

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F3


F4

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F4


F5

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F5


F6

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F6


F7

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F7


F8

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F8


F9

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F9


F10

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F10


F11

static/control

Toggle the application window full-screen & normal – Windows XP and Linux. Switch to Drums pane on Mac OS X or Linux on Mac, or Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10.

VK_F11


F12

static/control

Switch to corresponding tab of tabbed-pane

VK_F12


F13

static/control

Switch to Chords pane on Mac OS X only

VK_F13


F14


Toggle the “Dynamics” button of the Keypad window, toggling between Chords, and Dynamics, on Mac only.

VK_F14


Home

static/control

Reset pane to saved-values (clicks the Reset button)

VK_HOME


Insert

static/control

Increase Velocity Slider by 8

VK_INSERT


Left-Alt

static/control

Decrease Volume Slider by 8

VK_ALT

keyLocation=KEY_LOCATION_LEFT

Left-Control

static/control

Decrease Velocity Slider by 8

VK_CONTROL

keyLocation=KEY_LOCATION_LEFT

Left-Shift

static/control

Make current note an accidental (down a half-step)

VK_SHIFT

keyLocation=KEY_LOCATION_LEFT

Menu

static/control

Solicit pop-up menu – Not Used.

VK_CONTEXT_MENU 525


NUMPAD -

static/control

Chord – Make diminished

VK_SUBTRACT 109


NUMPAD .

static/control

Chord – Make suspended

VK_DECIMAL 110


NUMPAD *

static/control

Chord – Generate a 9th chord

VK_MULTIPLY 106


NUMPAD /

static/control

Chord – Make augmented (or flatted-5th)

VK_DIVIDE 111


NUMPAD +

static/control

Chord – Make the chord major

VK_ADD 107


NUMPAD 0

static/control

Chord – Play the currently-specified (or prior) chord

VK_NUMPAD0


NUMPAD 1

static/control

Chord – 1st note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD1


NUMPAD 2

static/control

Chord – 2nd note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD2


NUMPAD 3

static/control

Chord – 3rd note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD3


NUMPAD 4

static/control

Chord – 4th note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD4


NUMPAD 5

static/control

Chord – 5th note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD5


NUMPAD 6

static/control

Chord – 6th note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD6


NUMPAD 7

static/control

Chord – 7th note of the current scale

VK_NUMPAD7


NUMPAD 8

static/control

Chord – 6th, 11th, or 13th chord

VK_NUMPAD8


NUMPAD 9

static/control

Chord – 7th chord

VK_NUMPAD9


Page-Down

static/control

Make current note (or chord note) an accidental (down a half-step)

VK_PAGE_DOWN


Page-Up

static/control

Make current note (or chord note) an accidental (up a half-step)

VK_PAGE_UP


Pause

static/control

Toggle the “Dynamics” button in the Keypad window between “Chords” and “Dynamics”

VK_PAUSE


Print-Screen

static/control

(not currently used)

VK_PRINTSCREEN


Right-Alt

static/control

Increase Volume Slider by 8

VK_ALT

keyLocation=KEY_LOCATION_RIGHT

Right-Control

static/control

Increase Velocity Slider by 8

VK_CONTROL

keyLocation=KEY_LOCATION_RIGHT

Right-Shift

static/control

Make current note an accidental (up a half-step)

VK_SHIFT

keyLocation=KEY_LOCATION_RIGHT

Scroll-Lock

static/control

Switch to the “Drums” performance pane on Windows and Linux

VK_SCROLL_LOCK


Space-Bar

static/control

Toggle Sustain-Button (pedal)

VK_SPACE


Up-arrow

static/control

Assignable Slider (increase by 8) Also increments focused slider!

VK_UP


=+

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



`~

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



-_

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



,<

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



;:

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



.>

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



'”

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



[{

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



]}

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



/?

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



\|

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



0)

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



1!

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



2@

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



3#

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



4$

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



5%

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



6^

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



7&

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



8*

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



9(

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Aa

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Backspace

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Bb

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Cc

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Dd

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Ee

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Ff

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Gg

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Hh

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Ii

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Jj

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Kk

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Ll

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Mm

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Nn

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Oo

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Pp

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Qq

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Rr

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Ss

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Tt

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Uu

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Vv

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Ww

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Xx

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Yy

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Zz

Music

(available for keyboard mapping)



Note: The un-shifted/shifted Music keys shown above are for the Dvorak keyboard layout.

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