Keyboard Shortcuts and Accessibility for WebEx Meeting Center

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Keyboard Shortcuts and Accessibility for WebEx Meeting Center

Access the Meeting Window Using the Keyboard

   

Windows operating system participants who have special needs, or who are power users, can navigate around the Meeting window using keyboard shortcuts. Some of these are standard shortcuts in the Windows environment.

     
                                                                                                          
        

Press

        
        

To

        
        

Esc        

        
        

Cancel an action, close an active window or menu, or display the meeting controls, panels, and notifications in full-screen sharing mode

        
        

F1        

        
        

Access Cisco WebEx Meeting Center Help

        
        

F6

        
        

Switch between the content area and the panels area

        
        

Ctrl-Tab

        
        
  •           

    Switch between open documents in the content area of the Meeting window

              

  •           

    Navigate within the panels area

              

  •           

    Switch between tabs in the following dialog boxes:

               

    •             

      Invite and Remind

                  

    •             

      Preferences

                  

    •             

      Meeting Options

                  

    •             

      Participant Privileges

                  

              
        
        

Shift-F10

        
        
  •           

    Use right-click menus in the following panels and elements:

               

    •             

      Participant panel

                  

    •             

      Chat panel

                  

    •             

      Notes panel

                  

    •             

      Closed Captions panel

                  

    •             

      File Transfer window

                  

    •             

      Shared whiteboard and file tabs

                  

              
  •           

    Work with the participant list

              

  •           

    Copy text from the Chat panel

              

        
        

Tab

        
        

Switch between elements, such as buttons, fields, and check boxes within a dialog or panel

        
        

arrow keys

        
        

Switch between options in dialog boxes

        
        

PgUp

        
        

During file sharing, use to return to the previous slide

        
        

PgDn

        
        

During file sharing, use to advance to the next slide

        
        

Alt-F4

        
        

Close any dialog box

        
        

Spacebar

        
        
  •           

    Check or uncheck an option box

              

  •           

    Enter text in an input box

              

        
        

Enter

        
        

Carry out the command for the active button (usually replaces a mouse click)

        
        

Ctrl-A

        
        

Copy text from the Chat panel

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-Shift

        
        

Show the Meeting Controls panel in full-screen mode

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-Shift-H

        
        

Hide the Meeting controls, panels, and notifications

        
        

Ctrl-M        

        
        

Mute or unmute yourself

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-S        

        
        

Allow all participants to share

        
        

Ctrl-K        

        
        

Assign privileges to participants

        
        

Alt-Enter        

        
        

Enter Full Screen mode

        
        

Ctrl-Shift-<        

        
        

Rotate the page left

        
        

Ctrl-Shift->        

        
        

Rotate the page right

        
        

Ctrl-+        

        
        

Zoom in

        
        

Ctrl--        

        
        

Zoom out

        
        

Ctrl-Shift-W        

        
        

Adjust the page size to the available screen space

        
        

Ctrl-Shift-Y        

        
        

Synchronize the display of a shared page, slide, or whiteboard in all participant content viewers with the display in your viewer

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-D        

        
        

Share your screen

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-A        

        
        

Share an application

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-O        

        
        

Share a file or video

        
        

Ctrl-Alt-N        

        
        

Share a whiteboard

        
        

Ctrl-O        

        
        

Browse to, open, and share a file

        
        

Ctrl-W        

        
        

Close a shared file or whiteboard

        
        

Ctrl-Shift-T        

        
        

Transfer a file for participants to download

        
        

Ctrl-Shift-Z        

        
        

Undo the last action

        
        

Ctrl-Shift-Y        

        
        

Redo the last action

        
   

Work with the Participants List

 

The Participants window provides a right-click menu that allows you to act upon a participant depending on your role in the meeting.

  

If you are the host or presenter, you can perform actions such as the following:

  
  •  

    Make someone else the presenter

      

  •  

    Mute another participant's microphone if it is too noisy

      

  

If you are not the host or presenter, you can perform actions such as asking to become the presenter or muting your own microphone.

  
  •  

    Press F6 on your keyboard to navigate from the contents area to the Participants panel.

      

  •  

    Use the up and down arrow keys to navigate to the appropriate participant.

      

  •  

    Press Shift-F10 to open the right-click menu on a specific participant.

      

  •  

    Use the up and down arrow keys to navigate between the available options.

      

  

Copy Text from the Chat Panel

 

The Chat panel provides a right-click menu that allows you to copy text from the Chat history area.

  
      
1    Make sure that you are in the correct portion of the Meeting window by doing the following:
  • Press F6 to move from the contents area to the panels area of the Meeting window.
  • Press Ctrl-Tab to navigate between panels until you are in the Chat panel.
  • Press Tab until you are in the Chat history area.
2    With the focus on the Chat history area, press Shift-F10 to open the right-click menu.
3    To select a portion of the text, move your cursor with the arrow keys and then use Shift-[Arrow] to highlight text.  

Alternatively, press Ctrl-A to select all the chat text.

  

Enter Text in an Input Box

       
1    Navigate between questions using the Tab key.
2    Move between answers using the Up and Down Arrow keys.
3    Move the cursor to focus on the text input area and use the Spacebar or Enter key so you can type your answer.
4    Click Enter or Esc to finish editing.

Access the Meeting Controls Panel During Sharing

 

During sharing, the Meeting Controls Panel is partially hidden at the top of your screen.

  
      
1    Press Ctrl-Alt-Shift to show the Meeting Controls panel. After the panel is displayed, the initial focus is on the Participants icon.
2    You can do the following:
  • Press Tab to change focus.
  • Press Enter to activate a feature.
  • Press Alt-Tab, to return to the sharing area from the Meeting Controls Panel.
    •  

      If you are sharing a file, select the WebEx ball to return to the sharing area.

        

    •  

      If you are sharing an application, select the application to return focus to it.

        

    •  

      If you are sharing your screen, select the application you want to share.

        

3    To switch from the Meeting Controls Panel to another open panel, such as the participants list, press the F6 key.

Screen Reader Support

   

Cisco WebEx supports JAWS screen reading software for the following elements:

    
  •      

    Application menus and drop-down menus

         

  •      

    Shared file titles and tab titles

         

  •      

    Quick Start page buttons, button titles, and tooltips

         

  •      

    Panel and Panels tray buttons, button titles, and tooltips

         

  •      

    Annotation panel and toolbars

         

  •      

    Shared Meeting window content area toolbars

         

  •      

    Meeting Controls Panel buttons, button titles, and tooltips 

         

   
 

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