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JSS Keyboard Shortcuts

The JSS v9.0 or later allows you to use the following keyboard shortcuts:

Shortcut Action
N New (from a list view)
E Edit
B Done or Back
Control-C Cancel
Control-D Delete
Control-S Save
Control-1 Go to JSS Dashboard
Control-2 Go to Computers tab
Control-3 Go to Mobile Devices tab

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Posted: 11/6/13 at 8:12 PM by Sterritt

I'm all for shortcuts but try to bear in mind cross platforms and standards. ZXCV are going to be universally used with only a variance of modifier key on many platforms... Why not map to the more standard <esc> for Cancel instead? Or present a way for us to mod the JSS to choose our own keys?

Posted: 11/7/13 at 8:02 AM by dwandro92

I agree with @Sterritt, user-defined shortcuts would be much more efficient for administrators who use Windows to view and modify their JSS setups.

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Posted: 4/9/14 at 9:45 AM by jedfrye

This is life changing... It's the little things.

Posted: 7/23/14 at 12:55 PM by cdenesha

since these don't work on my mac running safari 7.0.5, JSS 9.25.. are there any shortcuts besides pressing [enter] to save my changes?

Although Control 1-3 works, IF I lift the Control key and press it down again with the number.

thanks

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Posted: 11/21/14 at 2:46 PM by jhuls

Just be careful with what browser is used because interesting enough while in a jumpstart yesterday for iOS we witnessed where typing in a text field that the letter B would cause the browser to jump back. This was in Internet Explorer. I didn't get the version but it's believed that it was version 9...possibly 8.

I don't know if any other shortcuts are affected like this but it's kind of scary to think that something could accidentally happen that shouldn't from a browser compatibility issue. At least the jamf guy who was remote viewing could see it so they don't think I'm too crazy. lol

Posted: 6/24/15 at 7:56 AM by CasperSally

CTRL D in Chrome adds bookmark

Posted: 6/24/15 at 8:16 AM by jpilege

I don't know if this is the same for other admins on a Windows machine in the JSS, but my ALT is the key instead of CTRL. I tested both in Internet Explorer and Firefox. Safari on a Mac works as the post describes. Other than that it works like a charm. I do love keyboard shortcuts. Wish Apple would incorporate more with the keyboard like Microsoft has.