Horizon Client includes preconfigured shortcut mappings for common Windows actions, including Toggle Full Screen, Quit, Hide Application, Cycle Through Windows, and Cycle Through Windows in Reverse. It also includes a preconfigured shortcut mapping for Toggle Exclusive Mode. You can enable or disable the default shortcuts. You cannot create new shortcuts or delete the default shortcuts.

About this task

Procedure

  1. Select VMware Horizon Client > Preferences and click Keyboard & Mouse.
  2. Select the Horizon Shortcuts tab.
  3. Configure the default shortcuts.

    Option

    Action

    Enable a shortcut

    Select the On check box next to the shortcut. When you enable a shortcut, Horizon Client does not send the shortcut to the remote desktop or application.

    Disable a shortcut

    Deselect the On check box next to the shortcut. When you disable a shortcut, Horizon Client sends the shortcut to the remote desktop or application.

    Note:

    The behavior of the shortcut on the remote desktop or application can be unpredictable.

    Restore the default settings

    Click Restore Defaults. Any changes that you made are deleted and the default settings are restored.

  4. Close the Preferences dialog box.

    Your changes take effect immediately. You do not need to restart open remote desktops or applications to see the changes take effect.