Docs & FAQ
Welcome to CrosKeys!
To start up CrosKeys, you must add it as an input method.
Go to the "Inputs" section of your Chrome OS settings and select "Add input methods."
Search for/Scroll down until you see "CrosKeys by CrosExperts."
Select and add it.
In the Input Method menu, click CrosKeys to enable it.
Press "Ctrl + \" in a text field to access Global Shortcuts.
Press "Alt + \" in a text field to access Clipboard History.
Whichever command you use, expect the Candidate window to appear.
Controlling the Candidate Window
Press Ctrl + Backspace to return to the previous menu.
Press Shift + Enter to keep the Candidate window open.
Press CTRL + Shift + Enter to create a new line without closing the Candidate window
Press CTRL + "." to pause the Candidate window, allowing you to input text or commands (space, arrow keys, etc.)
Adding Text Snippets and QuickLinks
Navigate to the options page via the popup or shortcut (Ctrl + \ + o).
Once there, input your desired shortcut, then the text or url you want to replace it.
Click save, and use the commands via shortcuts:
(Ctrl + \ + s or ql)
Want to use CrosKeys without saving your clipboard history? Toggle modules off in the Input methods menu.
By default, Chrome OS will always run CrosKeys on startup.
If you don't want this to happen, disable the extension in the chrome://extensions page before logging off.
Using the Clipboard Manager
With QuickLinks, you can access Android and Linux functions in just a few clicks. For an example of what you can do with QuickLinks, see the video below!
Frequently Asked Questions
- Why do I have more clipboard items in the manager than I do in my launcher?
- Does CrosKeys work in tablet mode?
- When I signed in, CrosKeys turned itself on. Why?
- Why Does CrosKeys Need x Permission?