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Arrow Keys / Scroll

caution

This feature is in alpha and functionality may change.

Shortcat provides some chords to help you keep your hands on the home row. These are only active when Shortcat is active, and is designed to be used with Continuous Mode.

Arrow Keys

Holding Space and tapping HJKL (Vim-style) / IJKL (arrow style) will send the equivalent arrow key event to the target window.

The keys are keycode-specific, so should work for Dvorak and Colemak users. HJKL and IJKL can be selected in the options.

You can combine with Shift, Ctrl, and Option modifiers to select / move around text fields.

Experimental: You can set custom keycodes via defaults: defaults write com.sproutcube.Shortcat upKeycode 69

Scroll

Holding Space+Cmd and tapping HJKL (Vim-style) / IJKL (arrow style) will send the equivalent arrow key event to the target window.