does FreePBX have any keyboard shortcuts available in the normal web UI?
The one I am missing the most is one to access the Search box on the top-right:
For those who don’t know, that box is super-useful, allowing you to search not only command names to quickly get to the appropriate screen, but also values like an extension number or a dynamic route name.
It is quite simply the fastest way to move around FreePBX, much better than the (sorry) bloated menus. I’d love to have a way to reach that instantly, without having to reach for the mouse.
Well, it seems, from the lack of answers, that this feature doesn’t exist.
In Chrome, after loading a page (press ctrl-R if you have already moved the selection):
- Press shift-tab twice (search button should be highlighted)
- Press enter (search box should appear)
- Type query.
- Use arrow keys to select desired result.
- Press enter to execute.
Thanks. That’s helpful, at least for a few cases.
But it’s a bit flaky because it depends on where the focus is, initially. Often I would have to that Refresh you suggest, and that is slow and sort of defeats the purpose of moving around fast.
On any screen, if you are not in a text field, just start typing. It activates the search box.
edit: appears inconsistent. I realized if you move into a text field and click out of it then this shortcut is disabled.
This is killer. I had no idea this was there.