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Keyboard Mapping



Some of the keys on a 6530 terminal are not present on most computer and workstation keyboards. When a key or key combination is pressed on your keyboard JET 6530 can emulate the effect of a different key from a 6530 terminal being pressed. JET 6530 is said to "map" the keyboard key to the 6530 terminal key. JET 6530 can also run a script when a key or key combination is pressed. In this case JET 6530 maps the keyboard key to the script. The set of all maps from keyboard keys to 6530 terminal keys or scripts is called a "keyboard mapping". JET 6530 allows the user to configure its keyboard mapping via the session settings.

As a Java applet JET does not access the keyboard directly. When you press a key the browser will interpret the key and usually pass it to JET. However, sometimes the operating system or browser interprets the key as having meaning to itself or as illegal and does not pass it to JET. For example, when running JET in Microsoft Internet Explorer under Windows, Alt+F6 is interpreted by Windows as a request to switch windows and is not passed to JET.

Default Keyboard Mapping

The default keyboard mapping is shown in the table below. Note that several key combinations can map to the same 6530 key. The table has a row for each 6530 key which lists the key combinations which map to that 6530 key.

6530 Key Key combinations
F1 F1
F2 F2
F3 F3
F4 F4
F5 F5
F6 F6
F7 F7
F8 F8
F9 F9
F10 F10
F11 F11 Alt+F1
F12 F12 Alt+F2
F13 Alt+F3
F14 Alt+F4 Ctrl+F4
F15 Alt+F5
F16 Alt+F6 Escape
Shift F1 Shift+F1
Shift F2 Shift+F2
Shift F3 Shift+F3
Shift F4 Shift+F4
Shift F5 Shift+F5
Shift F6 Shift+F6
Shift F7 Shift+F7
Shift F8 Shift+F8
Shift F9 Shift+F9
Shift F10 Shift+F10
Shift F11 Shift+F11 Alt+Shift+F1
Shift F12 Shift+F12 Alt+Shift+F2
Shift F13 Alt+Shift+F3
Shift F14 Alt+Shift+F4
Shift F15 Alt+Shift+F5
Shift F16 Alt+Shift+F6 Shift+Escape
Roll Up Ctrl+Up Alt+Up
Roll Down Ctrl+Down Alt+Down
Next Page Page Down
Prev Page Page Up
Home Home
Return Enter
Tab Typewriter Tab
Tab Numeric none
Back Tab Shift+Tab
Backspace Back Space
Del Shift+Escape
Delete Char Delete
Erase Line Alt+2 Ctrl+F3 Ctrl+End
Erase Page Alt+Shift+2 Ctrl+Shift+F3 Ctrl+Shift+End
Insert Char Insert
Insert Line Ctrl+Insert
Delete Line Ctrl+Delete
Break Ctrl+Scroll Lock Ctrl+Pause Ctrl+Cancel
Reset Ctrl+Back Space
Esc none
Tab Set none
Tab Clear none
Shift Roll Up Ctrl+Shift+Up Alt+Shift+Up
Shift Roll Down Ctrl+Shift+Down Alt+Shift+Down
Shift Next Page Shift+Page Down Alt+Page Down
Ctrl Next Page Ctrl+Page Down
Shift Prev Page Shift+Page Up Alt+Page Up
Ctrl Prev Page Ctrl+Page Up
Shift Home End Shift+Home
Ctrl Home Ctrl+Home
Shift Return Shift+Enter
Ctrl Return Ctrl+Enter
Shift Insert Char Shift+Insert Alt+Insert
Ctrl Shift Tab Set none
Ctrl At Ctrl+Shift+2
Ctrl A Ctrl+A
Ctrl B Ctrl+B
Ctrl C Ctrl+C
Ctrl D Ctrl+D
Ctrl E Ctrl+E
Ctrl F Ctrl+F
Ctrl G Ctrl+G
Ctrl H Ctrl+H
Ctrl I Ctrl+I
Ctrl J Ctrl+J
Ctrl K Ctrl+K
Ctrl L Ctrl+L
Ctrl M Ctrl+M
Ctrl N Ctrl+N
Ctrl O Ctrl+O
Ctrl P Ctrl+P
Ctrl Q Ctrl+Q
Ctrl R Ctrl+R
Ctrl S Ctrl+S
Ctrl T Ctrl+T
Ctrl U Ctrl+U
Ctrl V Ctrl+V
Ctrl W Ctrl+W
Ctrl X Ctrl+X
Ctrl Y Ctrl+Y
Ctrl Z Ctrl+Z
Ctrl Left Square Bracket Ctrl+Open Bracket
Ctrl Reverse Solidus Ctrl+Reverse Solidus
Ctrl Right Square Bracket Ctrl+Close Bracket
Ctrl Circumflex Ctrl+Shift+6
Ctrl Low Line Ctrl+Shift+Minus
Reconnect none
Disconnect none
Cursor Up Up Shift+Up
Cursor Down Down Shift+Down
Cursor Right Right Shift+Right
Cursor Left Left Shift+Left
Clear Selection none
Copy Alt+C Meta+C
Cut Alt+X Meta+X
Paste Alt+V Meta+V
Ignore Caps Lock Num Lock Shift+Shift Ctrl Alt+Alt Meta+Meta

JET 6530 will also map from a key combination that generates a graphic character (for example, letters, digits, punctuation and the space) to the 6530 key for that graphic character.

The Alt key does not function as an Alt modifier key.

The Meta key (marked with a diamond) functions as combined Alt and Meta modifier keys. For example, if the Meta key is held and the A key pressed JET 6530 receives Alt+Meta+A. The ignore_meta_for_unix applet parameter can make JET 6530 ignore the received Meta key, so that the Meta key functions as an Alt modifier key. For example, if ignore_meta_for_unix is set to yes, the Meta key is held and the A key pressed JET 6530 receives Alt+A. The default value for ignore_meta_for_unix is yes.

Current Release
JET 6530 7.0A

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