Key Macro: How do I create a key macro (key map)?

Version 7

    Verified Product Versions

    Terminal Emulation 7.3Terminal Emulation 7.2Terminal Emulation 7.0


    TelnetCE 7.x and later





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    1. On Device, open Telnet
    2. Click ALT + D to open diagnostics (Or open via the Menu > View > Emulation keyboard. Select cfg and then click Diagnostics) Finding the hex values for device keys
    3. Use the Windows Keyboard Diagnostics to find the hex value of the characters you are wanting to create a macro for.
      • Backspace: 0008
      • Space: 0020
    4. After you have these values, use the Telnet Configuration Tool on the PC to create and send the configuration to the device.
    5. In Telnet configuration tool on PC, Open Emulation Parameters


    6. In Emulation > Common > Key Macros

    7. If I wanted to swap the backspace and space buttons, then I would enter the following macros
      • 0008:\0020
      • 0020:\0008
    8. NOTE: If you need to add multiple macros, simply right click on Key Macros and select 'Add'
    9. Save your configuration
    10. Send the configuration to your device
    11. Restart TelnetCE on the device