Kexi/Handbook/References/Keyboard Shortcuts

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Menus

The following shortcuts are generally available in Menus to aid selection

  • Move selection upwards Up-Arrow
  • Move selection downwards Down-Arrow
  • Select highlighted item Enter

Kexi Tab Menu

These three shortcuts are shown on the menu. Opening Kexi defaults to this menu.

  • Open Project Ctrl+O
  • New Project Ctrl+N
  • Quit Kexi Ctrl+Q

Editing

These shortcuts are generally available for in-field editing within tables, queries, forms, reports, etc. Basic function keys to maneuver around the text such as arrow keys, Backspace & Delete keys, Home & End, function as expected. In addition.

  • Cut highlighted selection Ctrl+X
  • Copy highlighted selection Ctrl+C
  • Paste to cursor Ctrl+V
  • Cancel Field changesEsc
  • Cancel Record changes Esc+Esc
  • Undo latest edit Ctrl+Z
  • Redo (Undo the recent undo) Ctrl+Shift+Z

Tabular View

These shortcuts are generally available for fields in a tabular view while editing or inputting data.

  • Move to the following field (accepts changes in current cell) Right arrow, or, Tab
  • Move the the preceding field (accepts changes in current cell) Left arrow, or, Ctrl+Tab
  • Save the currently edited record's data Shift+Enter
  • Cancel editing of the currently edited record's cell Escape.
  • Cancel editing of the currently edited record (if cell is not edited) Escape. This cancels all recent edits in cells of the current record. This means that in order to cancel editing current cell and entire record, Escape should be pressed twice, first for the cell, second for the record.

These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a tabular view.

  • Move down one record Down arrow, or, Ctrl+PgDown
  • Move up one record Up arrow, or, Ctrl+PgUp
  • Move down multiple records PgDown
  • Move up multiple records PgUp
  • Move to first record Ctrl+Home
  • Move to last record Ctrl+End

Form View

These shortcuts are generally available for form fields while editing or inputting data.

  • Move to the following field Tab
  • Move the the preceding field Ctrl+Tab
  • Save the currently edited record's data Shift+Enter
  • Cancel editing of the currently edited record's field Escape.

These shortcuts are generally available to move through records in a form view.

  • Move down one record Ctrl+PgDown
  • Move up one record Ctrl+PgUp
  • Move down multiple records PgDown
  • Move up multiple records PgUp
  • Move to first record Ctrl+Home
  • Move to last record Ctrl+End

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