Keymaps

Last updated 6 months ago

A command may have a corresponding keyboard shortcut. You can define key bindings for commands in keymap JSON files like below:

{
"ctrl-n": "application:new",
"ctrl-c": "edit.copy",
...
}

Key binding should be a combination of following keys with - separator.

  • Character literals : a, 1, ,, ...

  • Modifier keys : ctrl, cmd, shift, alt, cmdctrl (cmdctrl is automatically recognized in cmd in MacOS and ctrl in Windows and Linux)

  • Special keys : enter, space, up, down, left, right, delete, tab, escape, backspace, home, end, pageup, pagedown

The key bindings is shown in menu items of the same commands automatically.

The keymap JSON files should be placed in keymaps/ folder of the extension and the keymap files are loaded in alphabetical order.

my-extension/
└─ keymaps/
└─ keymap.json