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Read the following steps to learn how to use your keyboard to switch to web tour mode and start hosting a web tour.

If someone else is already hosting a web tour session, you are already in web tour mode. If you don't have web tour permission, F6 navigation will place focus on the back button of the web tour action bar.

  1. To switch to web tour mode, do one of the following:

    • Keyboard Shortcut

      Enter Control+Alt+U on Windows or Command-Option-U on Mac.

    • Keyboard Navigation
    1. Press F6 to cycle keyboard focus to the collaboration toolbar. By default, you will be in whiteboard mode.
    2. Press Tab or the right arrow twice to move to the web tour mode button.
    3. Press Space to activate web tour mode. The web tour action bar will open and focus will be in the address text box.
  2. Use Tab, Shift+Tab and the arrow keys to move between the elements in the action bar.
  3. Press Space to activate the selected function or, if in the address text box, open the specified web page.