Office of the University Registrar

November 3, 2020

Keyboard Mapping

What is Keyboard Mapping?

Mapping out your keyboard is a way to customize your keyboard when you are using the SDB.

Step 1. Select Keymap Editor below the Tools menu option

Image of Keymap Editor option under the Tools menu in SDB

Select Keymap Editor from the Tools menu

Step 2. Select the key you would like to map and then select Map Selected Key

Image of keyboard mapping interface, highlighting choosing the enter key and "Map Selected Key"

Choose which key to map to which function

In this scenario, the Enter key is being mapped to perform the Send command.

Step 3. Enter in the applicable keyboard mapping code

Image of Map Selected Key interface, highlighting the Send String field

Enter the mapping code for the selected key

Keyboard Mapping Codes

  • SEND key: \033OM
  • Home key: \033[H
  • Back Tab: \eOQ
  • F Keys: \eOPSRT### \eOMĀ  (Replace ### with the appropriate screen number) The F Keys function like a bookmark feature. Try “bookmarking” your most frequented screens by mapping your F Keys out with these keyboard mapping codes.