HDSDR v2.76 Keyboard Shortcuts

Function Groups
Main
GUI
Mode
Frequency
Audio
DSP
CW
DigiMode
ExtIO
Wave file
Lab
Main Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
Help / Info / Update check F1
Start/Stop HDSDR F2
Minimize HDSDR F3
Exit HDSDR F4
Exit HDSDR without saving settings Ctrl + F4
Open sound card selection dialog F5
Open sampling rate dialog F6
   
Open Options menu F7
  Open 'RF frond-end frequency options' F7 + R
  Open 'Calibration Panel' F7 + C
  Open 'Recording Settings and Scheduler' F7 + E
  Open 'DDE to HDSDR' options F7 + D
   
Save HDSDR Settings F10
Full Screen F11
Boss Key: Pause Wave, Mute & Minimize Pause
Switch between RX and TX Space
GUI Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
Swap position of Waterfall/Spectrum S
Swap position of RF/AF Display Ctrl + S
Collapse Mode (only upper Display) Shift + C
Compact Mode (without RF + AF Display) Shift + X
Save current RF Waterfall to image file (in WAV recording directory) Ctrl + W
Save current RF Waterfall to image file - periodically Ctrl + Shift + W
(Re)Load Custom Color Palette Ctrl + X
 
Zoom RF Spectrum Ctrl + '+'
UnZoom RF Spectrum Ctrl + '–'
Reset RF Spectrum Zoom to full bandwidth Ctrl + 0
Increase RF FFT Resolution Bandwidth (RBW) Ctrl + '×'
Decrease RF FFT Resolution Bandwidth (RBW) Ctrl + '÷'
 
Zoom AF Spectrum Shift + '+'
UnZoom AF Spectrum Shift + '–'
Reset AF Spectrum Zoom to full bandwidth Shift + 0
Increase AF FFT Resolution Bandwidth (RBW) Shift + '×'
Decrease AF FFT Resolution Bandwidth (RBW) Shift + '÷'
Mode Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
Switch Mode to AM Ctrl + A
Switch Mode to CW Ctrl + C
Switch Mode to DRM Ctrl + D
Switch Mode to ECSS Ctrl + E
Switch Mode to FM Ctrl + F
Switch Mode to LSB Ctrl + L
Switch Mode to USB Ctrl + U
   
Set AFC carrier inactive duration - after (frequency/mode) changes Shift + F
Set AFC carrier search range for AM/ECSS modes Shift + A
Change Mode Bandwidth W
Frequency Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
Fast frequency input 1   -   9
Enter new Quick Tune frequency (auto LO) Ctrl + Q   or   Q
Enter new LO frequency Ctrl + O   or   L
Enter new Tune frequency Ctrl + T   or   T
Set LO frequency on tuned frequency (to be considered LO<->Tune Offset) C
Lock/Unlock LO Frequency Shift + Y
Lock/Unlock Tune Frequency Shift + T
Switch between LO A and B Ctrl + V
Frequency Manager + Bands Ctrl + B
   
Increase LO frequency by visible spectrum bandwidth Ctrl + PageUp
Decrease LO frequency by visible spectrum bandwidth Ctrl + PageDown
Select MouseWheelStep Ctrl + Home   or   Menu
Increase Tune frequency by MouseWheelStep Ctrl + Up
Decrease Tune frequency by MouseWheelStep Ctrl + Down
Increase LO frequency by MouseWheelStep Ctrl + Right
Decrease LO frequency by MouseWheelStep Ctrl + Left
Audio Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
Enter new Locut frequency Shift + L
Enter new Hicut frequency Shift + H
Increase Locut frequency Shift + Up
Decrease Locut frequency Shift + Down
Increase Hicut frequency Shift + Right
Decrease Hicut frequency Shift + Left
Change Mode Bandwidth W
 
Mute on/off M
Volume '+'   /   '–'
Lock/Unlock Gain (AGC-off) Shift + G
DSP Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
NB – Noise Blanker RF B
NB – Noise Blanker IF I
NR – Noise Reduction R
select Additive Noise Generator Ctrl + N
Increase NR, NB_RF, NB_IF, CWpeak, RF gain, IF gain, FM BandWidth,... Ctrl + P
Decrease NR, NB_RF, NB_IF, CWpeak, RF gain, IF gain, FM BandWidth,... Ctrl + M
   
AGC (fast/mid/slow/off) G
change Gain / AGC-Threshold fast Ctrl + Shift +   '×'   /   '÷'
change Gain / AGC-Threshold slow '×'   /   '÷'
   
AFC - Automatic Frequency Control F
Set AFC carrier search range for AM/ECSS modes Shift + A
Set AFC carrier inactive duration - after (frequency/mode) changes Shift + F
Manual Notch Filter (Beat Cancel) N
Automatic Notch Filter (Auto Beat Cancel) A
CW Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
CW ZAP Z
CW Peak P
CW Despreading D
Change CW Pitch frequency Ctrl + Z
TX mode: Switch CW carrier tone on/off Return
DigiMode Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
select I/Q Gain (I/Q output only) Ctrl + G
Disable Audio LoCut (=Highpass Filter) for AM/FM (useful for slow digimodes) Ctrl + H
FM Binary Discriminator (not for listening!) Shift + D
ExtIO Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
select RF Gain (ExtIO support required) Ctrl + R
select IF Gain (ExtIO support required) Ctrl + I
Show GUI of ExtIO-DLL (ExtIO support required) H
Wave File Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
Rewind WAV file Shift + W   or   Shift + Home
Jump to next WAV file (Multipart WAV file only) Shift + End
Switch WAV file looping Shift + O
Record WAV file
  when AGC off, Gain locked and NR off,
  then AF filename contains strength of full scale level
Shift + R
Play WAV file Shift + P
Stop Playback/Recording Shift + S
Pause Playback/Recording Shift + B   or   Space
Change WAV step size Shift + K
Increase WAV file position by 'step size' Shift + PageUp
Decrease WAV file position by 'step size' Shift + PageDown
 
Fast WAV file demodulation & recording
  - from one wave file   into another file - at maximum speed.
 Sound output is deactivated.
Ctrl + Shift + F
Lab Functions Keyboard Shortcut 
switch TX tone generator mode
    1 tone: amplitude   0.1,   0.5,   1.0
    2 tones: amplitude   0.1 /2,   0.5 /2,   1.0 /2
    3 tones: amplitude   0.1 /3,   0.5 /3,   1.0 /3
 Default tones frequencies: 700 Hz, 1700 Hz, 2300 Hz
Ctrl + Shift + G
FM Binary Discriminator (not for listening!) Shift + D
 
Change AF Spectrum Type K
Change RF Spectrum Type J
Change Spectrum Reference Bandwidth (PSD only) Ctrl + J
Set Spectrum Reference Bandwidth to RBW (PSD only) Shift + J
Switch S-Meter and RF Spectrum compensation:
 off: without '= ' prepended to strength value (=default)
 on: with '= ' prepended to strength value,
   compensates strength value for RF/IF gain and attenuation - when known
Ctrl + Shift + J
   
Switch S-Meter mode: RMS / Peak Alt + Insert
Switch S-Meter display mode: S-units / dBm Shift + M
Single-Shot write S-Meter level to CSV
  Input dialog requests comment to save in file,
  e.g. signal generator level
Ctrl + Shift + Insert
Minimum Power averaging in ms for CSV Ctrl + Insert
AutoSave S-meter level to CSV on Level-Change Shift + Insert
AutoSave S-meter level to CSV periodically
  • Input dialog requests save interval in ms
  • Positive value starts periodic saving
  • '0' stops periodic saving. Then you can rename the saved CSV file
  Smoothing is always applied - see S-Meter Calibration (F7 + C + S)
  Power values are probed every ~16 ms for avg/min/max in CSV
Insert