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Hidden Feature of the Azure Portal: Keyboard Shortcuts

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Hidden Feature of the Azure Portal: Keyboard Shortcuts

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Last week, we released a new version of the Azure Portal (v5.0). There is a lot of improvements in the portal, but I would like to focus on particular one: the keyboard shortcuts. Check it out!

Hubs (left menu) shortcuts:

H – equivalent of clicking ‘Home’ (toggle between startboard and active journey) [journey is the currently opened group of blades; blade is card/tab/subpage that contains some group of tiles, e.g. website properties or analytics)

N – open Notifications hub

A – open Active journeys hub

S or / – open Browse/Search hub

B – open Billing hub

C – open Create/New hub

Azure Portal keyboard shortcuts: hubs

Changing focus between blades shortcuts:

J – set focus on the previous blade

K – set focus on the next blade

F – set focus on the first blade

L – set focus on the last blade

Azure Portal keyboard shortcuts: blade focus

This is one of the first steps to make portal usable only with keyboard. Currently we are working on focus management (to have focus placed/restored on expected/useful items). We are planning to add more shortcuts, and keyboard shortcuts legend (available by pressing ‘?’).

What do you think? Are you using keyboard shortcuts on other websites?

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