Keyboard shortcuts

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The photo booth can be controlled using touchscreen actions (see Touchscreen Editor) or by connecting a keyboard and using keyboard shortcuts. Advanced users and system integrators can use use a microcontroller that can act as a USB keyboard (e.g. an Arduino) to control the operation of the photo booth via keyboard shortcuts.

 

The keyboard shortcuts available in each screen will depend on which screen is being displayed. A list of available keyboard shortcuts in a given screen can be displayed on the iPad by pressing and holding the Cmd key:

 

keyboard_shortcuts

 

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in the stills ready and GIF ready screens:

 

Shortcut

Action

Cmd+cursor right

Start countdown

Cmd+Ctrl+S

Sync event

Cmd+Shift+S

Switch to stills and start

Cmd+G

Switch to burst GIF mode

Cmd+Shift+G

Switch to burst GIF mode and start countdown

Cmd+cursor down

Switch to standby mode

Cmd+F

Select front camera

Cmd+R

Select rear camera

Cmd+X

Swap cameras

Cmd+Ctrl+X

Exit photo booth mode

numberpad 1

Load profile 1

numberpad 2

Load profile 2

numberpad 3

Load profile 3

numberpad 4

Load profile 4

numberpad 5

Load profile 5

numberpad 6

Load profile 6

numberpad 7

Load profile 7

numberpad 8

Load profile 8

numberpad 9

Load profile 9

numberpad 0

Load profile 10

 

 

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in the stills confirm printing screen:

 

Shortcut

Action

Cmd+A

Accept prints

Cmd+Shift+X

Reject prints

numberpad 1

Set print copies to 1

numberpad 2

Set print copies to 2

numberpad 3

Set print copies to 3

numberpad 4

Set print copies to 4

numberpad 5

Set print copies to 5

 

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in the standby screen:

 

Shortcut

Action

Cmd+Ctrl+S

Sync event

Cmd+S

Switch to stills mode

Ctrl+G

Switch to burst GIF mode

Cmd+Ctrl+X

Exit photo booth mode

 

The following keyboard shortcuts are available in the main startup screen:

 

Shortcut

Action

Cmd+R

Run current event