< Projects | Usability | HIGRevision as of 18:49, 3 June 2009 by 18.104.22.168 (talk | contribs) (Add F11 as shortcut for full screen)(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) Keyboard shortcuts help users perform common actions quickly through the keyboard instead of accessing the functionality in the UI with a mouse. Global Keyboard Shortcuts Action Key Altern. Comment File Menu New Ctrl+N Create a new document Open Ctrl+O Open a document Save Ctrl+S Save the current document Save As Ctrl+Shift+S Save the current document Reload F5 Reload the current document/view Print Ctrl+P Print the current document Close Ctrl+W Close the current document. If there is only one document open, this shortcut will not Close the window or Quit the application. Quit Ctrl+Q Quit the application Edit menu Undo Ctrl+Z Undo the last operation Redo Ctrl+Y Shift+Ctrl+Z Redo the last undone operation Cut Ctrl+X Shift+Delete Cut the selected area and store it in the clipboard Copy Ctrl+C Ctrl+Insert Copy the selected area into the clipboard Paste Ctrl+V Shift+Insert Paste contents of clipboard at mouse/cursor position Select All Ctrl+A Select everything in the contents area Deselect Ctrl+Shift+A Deselect everything in the contents area Find Ctrl+F Find Find Next F3 Find the next match Find Previous Shift+F3 Find previous match Replace Ctrl+R Find and replace matches Delete word forward Ctrl+Delete Delete word from current cursor location to the end. Delete word backward Ctrl+Backspace Delete word from beginning to current cursor location. Go to line... Ctrl+G Move cursor to the corresponding line. View Menu Full Screen Mode F11 Ctrl+Shift+F Toggle full screen mode Zoom menu Zoom In Ctrl++ Ctrl+= Zoom in to the document (magnify) Zoom Out Ctrl+- Zoom out of the document Zoom to 100% Ctrl+0 Bookmarks menu Add Bookmark Ctrl+B Add a bookmark for the current location Help menu Help F1 Obtain help and documentation for the application What's This Shift+F1 Obtain a short help for the currently visible interface elements. Navigation Focus to Menu F10 Focus the menu bar. Show Context Menu Ctrl+F10 Menu Show the context menu. Toggle Menu bar Ctrl+M Toggle the appearance of the menu bar. Page Down Space PageDown Scroll down one Screen, displaying the next page if the application normally displays a page at a time. Page Up Shift+space PageUp Scroll up one Screen, displaying the previous page if the application normally displays a page at a time. Forward Alt+Right Go to next page. Back Alt+Left Go to previous page. Next Tab Ctrl+PageUp Activate the next Tab. Previous Tab Ctrl+PageDown Activate the previous Tab. Next Major Panel F6 Switches focus to the next major panel, e.g. sidebar or content panel in a file manager. Useful to get focus from dockers back to the main window when. Resize Split Pane F8 Switches focus from one split pane to another to resize them via the arrow keys. Text Navigation Beginning of line Home Move cursor to the beginning of the line. End of line End Move cursor to the beginning of the line. End Ctrl+End Forward Word Ctrl+Right Move cursor to the beginning of the next word. Backward Word Ctrl+Left Move cursor to the beginning of the previous word. Text Completion Substring completion Ctrl+T Toggle substring completion. Text Completion Ctrl+E Toggle text completion. Next item in list Down Select the next item in the completion list. Previous item in list Up Select the previous item in the completion list. Next completion match Ctrl+Down Select the next completion match. Previous completion match Ctrl+Up Select the previous completion match. F8 and F6 may still be used differently, if the window has no split panes (F8) or the definition of main panels is not required, e.g. if there are no dockers (F6). Standard System Shortcuts Key Comment Navigation Alt+Tab Walk through windows Alt+Shift+Tab Walk through windows (reverse) Ctrl+Tab Focus to next widget (e.g. to get focus out of text fields). Ctrl+Shift+Tab Focus to previous widget (e.g. to get focus out of text fields). Ctrl+F1 – F4 Switch to desktop 1 to 4 Ctrl+Alt+Tab Switch focus between panel and desktop Ctrl+Alt+Right Switch to next desktop Ctrl+Alt+Left Switch to previous desktop Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Tab Switch focus between panel and desktop (reverse) Windows Alt+F3 Window operations menu Alt+F4 Close Window Miscellaneous Alt+F12 Mouse Emulation Ctrl+Alt+Escape Kill window Alt+Print Window screenshot Ctrl+Print Desktop screenshot Panel Alt+F1 Popup launch menu Ctrl+Alt+D Toggle showing (empty) desktop Desktop Alt+F2 Run command Ctrl+Escape Show taskmanager Alt+F5 Show windowlist Alt+Ctrl+L Lock session Clipboard Ctrl+Alt+V Show Klipper popup menu Ctrl+Alt+R Manually invoke action on current clipboard Ctrl+Alt+X Enable/disable clipboard actions colspan="2" Keyboard Ctrl+K Switch to next keyboard layout Implementation Notes Keyboard accelerators - classes helping to establish consistent key bindings throughout the desktop. KAccel - collection of keyboard shortcuts. KStdAccel - easy access to the common keyboard shortcut keys. KGlobalAccel - collection of system-wide keyboard shortcuts Retrieved from "https://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Projects/Usability/HIG/Keyboard_Shortcuts&oldid=42059" Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.