Using a keypad

Assign common functions to keyboard / keypad shortcuts


Boxed versions of Eclipse include key stickers so you can set up your shortcuts exactly how you like.


File > Setting your shortcuts > Shortcuts tab

With your mouse select the function you wish to control.  Press the key you want to control it with.  If the key is already assigned to a different function, use the eraser button to unallocate that row.

shortcuts assign


This will set the various functions of SMP to work on a keypad with Numlock On. If you do not have a keypad, you can use the keys found on the far right of an extended keyboard. Wired and wireless USB keypads are a great choice.


The default settings for the keypad short cuts are:


Toggle view live/stored frames = 

Capture = 

Play then stop audio =

Play then live, stop audio = 

Step forward then live = 

Step back frame = 

Go to first frame = 

Go to last frame =

Hide stored frame = 

Loop range = 

Loop last =

Loop single =

Toggle view Video assist/captured frames = 

Show full resolution viewer = 

Show thumbnail editor = 

Numlock on 9

Enter / Return

Numlock on 5 

Numlock on 8

Numlock on 6

Numlock on 4

Numlock on 7

Numlock on 1

Numlock on 0




Numlock on 3

Numlock on 2



Keypad stickers

How to apply keypad stickers 

keypad howto 1



Locate your keypad, wireless or wired.

The sticker set comes in a clear envelope.

keypad howto 1a


Check the location of where you want your stickers to go.

keypad howto 2


Gently roll the sticker sheet so the stickers come off easily.

keypad howto 3

To aid placement, stick the corner of the sticker to your finger and then position on key. The bonding adhesive will strengthen over time.


Keypad stickers come bundled with boxed versions of Eclipse.  They are available from our online shop.

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