The Keyman Toolbox
The Keyman Toolbox contains a collection of tools for working with Keyman.
Opening the Keyman Toolbox
To display the Keyman Toolbox:
Click on the Keyman icon , on the Windows Taskbar near the clock.
From the Keyman menu, select On Screen Keyboard.
Note: The Keyman Toolbox is displayed by default in the last position it was used. It will be displayed initially in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
Note: The Keyman Toolbox opens automatically when you select a Keyman keyboard layout. You can change this behaviour in the Options tab of Keyman Configuration.
Using the Keyman Toolbox
Along the top of the Keyman Toolbox is a toolbar.
Any of the following buttons may appear in the toolbar:
|View On Screen Keyboard||Opens the On Screen Keyboard for the currently selected Keyman keyboard or Windows layout.|
|View Font Helper||Opens the Font Helper for the selected Keyman keyboard.|
|View Character Map||Opens the Keyman Character Map.|
|Open Keyman Configuration||Opens Keyman Configuration, where you can install or uninstall keyboard layouts and change various Keyman options and settings.|
|Open Help||Opens Keyman Help.|
|Close Keyman Toolbox||Closes the Keyman Toolbox but does not exit Keyman. The Keyman Toolbox can be displayed again by following the instructions at the top of this help topic.|
You can move the Keyman Toolbox around your screen by clicking and dragging anywhere on the Keyman Toolbox toolbar not covered by a button.
You can resize the Keyman Toolbox by clicking and dragging on a corner of the Keyman Toolbox.
Note: When the On Screen Keyboard tool is selected, the Keyman Toolbox will only resize according to the proportions of the keyboard.
Right click on the Keyman Toolbox to display a menu with the following options:
- Fade When Inactive
- If this option is enabled, the Keyman Toolbox appears partially transparent when the mouse is not over it.
- Show Toolbar
- This option hides or displays the toolbar at the top of the Keyman Toolbox.
- Save as Web Page...
- This option saves the keyboard view of the current keyboard layout as a web page for easy reference. The new web page will include diagrams for every state of the current keyboard layout, including shift states.
- This option prints the keyboard view of the current keyboard layout for easy reference. The printout will include diagrams for every state of the current keyboard layout, including shift states.