Desktop Application

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Below you'll find an extensive list of shortcuts that will come in handy when using Connecter's desktop application.

  • Contextual search options: Hover your cursor over the Folders panel, Tags panel, or Assets View and use Ctrl+F (Video).
  • Shortcuts to open/close different panels (Video):
    • Folders: Ctrl+1.
    • Productivity: Ctrl+2.
    • PBR Material Mixer: Ctrl+3.
    • Previews (vertical): Ctrl+4.
    • Previews (horizontal): Ctrl+5.
    • Details: Ctrl+6.
    • Products: Ctrl+7.
  • Shortcuts in Assets View:
    • Select multiple assets: Shift + drag (on asset hover).
    • Preview Asset/Selection: Enter.
    • Interactive Preview/play animation: Space.
    • Tags: Ctrl+T (Video). Use the Shift+Enter key combination to tag assets with the tags from the current search.
    • Open: Ctrl+O.
    • Add Preview: Ctrl+P.
    • Copy/Paste Connecter Path: Ctrl+Shift+C / Ctrl+Shift+V (Video).
    • Manage External Files: Ctrl+E.
    • Isolate selection: Ctrl+I.
    • Tile Image: Shift+T. 
    • Compare Images: Ctrl+Enter.
    • Navigating to a folder (after a “Copy path” context command or “Copy path” in Explorer): Ctrl+Shift+V.
    • Change assets’ thumbnail size: Ctrl+scroll wheel.
    • Filtering assets by type: Ctrl+click on a type (e.g., 3d models, Materials, etc.) to make only that filter active. Next, Ctrl+click on the same type makes all types active. The same interaction works when filtering file formats in the respective asset type’s dropdown.
    • Undo assets selection: Ctrl+Shift+ Z.
    • Batch Rename Assets (after selecting at least two): Ctrl + R.
    • Open the Feedback tool: Shift+F on one selected asset (Video).
  • Shortcuts in Lightbox:
    • Close Lightbox: Enter; Escape.
    • Next/previous asset: Right /Left arrows.
    • Next /previous asset (same type): Shift+Right/Left arrows. 
    • Next/previous asset’s preview: Ctrl+Right/Left arrows.
    • Tile Image tool: Shit+T.
    • Fullscreen mode: F (on), Escape (off).
  • Tile Image:
    • Show Grid on/off: G.
    • Change X tiling: Ctrl + Right/Left arrows.
    • Change Y tiling: Ctrl + Up/Down arrows.
    • Fullscreen mode on/off: F.
  • Video Player:
    • Play/Pause: K.
    • Fullscreen mode on/off: F.
  • Filter single asset type: Ctrl+click (Video).
  • Undo/Redo operation: Ctrl+Z/Ctrl+Y.
  • Enter/Exit folders/multi-select mode when mouse is over Folders panel: Ctrl+S.



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