(These may or may not work, for example many of these DON'T work if you are running Sugar in emulation mode in Fedora 11.)
- F1 for Neighborhood view (wireless network view), See Human Interface Guidelines/The Laptop Experience/Zoom Metaphor.
- F2 for Groups view,
- F3 for Home view,
- F4 for Activity view,
- Alt + Tab to change between Activities,
- Alt + 1 to make a screengrab (saves to Journal)
in emulation mode
- Alt + Shift + F makes the frame appear and disappear
- Ctrl + q quits an activity
- Alt + Shift + Q quits Sugar
- Alt + Shift + O opens the search
- Alt + Shift + R rotates the screen
- Ctrl + Shift + c = copy to clipboard
- Ctrl + Shift + v = paste from clipboard
Keys that should work
Some combination of hotkeys should always work to close an application. Somtimes
- Ctrl + q works
but not always.
Turtle Art Hotkeys
- Alt + p = palette;
- Alt + b = blocks;
- Alt + r = run;
- Alt + w = walk;
- Alt + s = stop;
- Alt + e = erase the screen.
- Hidden Features:The_undiscoverable
Keys that don't work but should
- Esc doesn't appear to do anything at the activity level ... if Sugar is to help kids learn about computers then they should know that escape, outside of Sugar, does a lot of stop-gap good. Is there no 'Esc' on OLPC machines?
- Try using the Ctrl + Esc combination--Dennis Daniels 15:15, 9 August 2009 (UTC)
The olpc:Keyboard shortcuts for the OLPC XO-1.