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Shortcut keys [AX 2012]

Updated: February 1, 2013

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The following keyboard shortcuts apply across Microsoft Dynamics AX.

NoteNote

The shortcut keys described here refer to the United States keyboard layout. Keys on other keyboard layouts might not correspond exactly to the keys on a U.S. keyboard.

To do this

Press

Display the Help window.

F1

Close the Help window.

ALT+F4

Print the current Help topic.

CTRL+P

Refresh the help topic.

F5

Search for words in a help topic.

CTRL+F

Select all contents of a topic.

CTRL+A

Move the cursor to the search box.

CTRL+E

Display the default help topic.

ALT+HOME

Copy selected content.

CTRL+C

In a table of contents, select the next and previous item, respectively.

DOWN ARROW and UP ARROW

In a table of contents, expand and collapse the selected item, respectively.

RIGHT ARROW and LEFT ARROW

Move the cursor to the next hidden text or hyperlink, or Expand All or Collapse All at the top of a topic.

TAB

Move the cursor to the previous hidden text or hyperlink.

SHIFT+TAB

Perform the action for the selected Expand All, Collapse All, hidden text, or hyperlink.

ENTER

Move back to the previous Help topic.

ALT+LEFT ARROW

Move forward to the next Help topic.

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Scroll small amounts up and down, respectively, in the currently displayed Help topic.

UP ARROW and RIGHT ARROW

Scroll larger amounts up and down, respectively, in the currently displayed Help topic.

PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN

Display the Options menu.

ALT+O

To do this

Press

Display the Navigation Pane if it is collapsed.

ALT+F1

Display key tips for the File menu.

ALT

Display the View menu.

ALT+V

Display the Windows menu.

ALT+W

Display the Help menu.

ALT+H

Turn the auto-hide mode for the Navigation Pane on an off.

SHIFT+ALT+F1

Move between modules.

CTRL+TAB

In the Navigation Pane tree view, select the next and previous item, respectively.

UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW

In the Navigation Pane, expand and collapse the selected item, respectively.

RIGHT ARROW and LEFT ARROW

Move the cursor to the address bar.

F11

Use the Back function on the address bar.

ALT+LEFT ARROW

Use the Forward function on the address bar.

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Display the shortcut menu for the Presence indicator.

CTRL+SHIFT+M

To do this

Press

Display key tips for the File menu and for Action Pane tabs and groups on the currently displayed tab.

ALT

Display key tips for groups in an Action Pane tab.

ALT+Key for the tab, and then ALT

NoteNote

If the same key is used for multiple controls, press the key again until the focus is on the control that you want, and then press ENTER.

Display key tips for actions within groups in an Action Pane tab.

ALT+Key for the tab, and then ALT+Key for the group

NoteNote

If the same key is used for multiple controls, press the key again until the focus is on the control that you want and then press ENTER.

Hide key tips.

ESC

To do this

Press

Use the value in the current field as a filter.

CTRL+F (clears existing filters)

Use the value in the current field as a filter.

CTRL+K (adds to existing filters)

Filter data by the current field value.

ALT+F3

Create filters across all columns that you can filter on in a grid.

CTRL+G

Add query criteria to filter on (Query dialog).

CTRL+F3

Clear all filters.

CTRL+SHIFT+F3

Move to the filter field of the column that the cursor is in.

CTRL+UP ARROW

To do this

Press

Move to the record above the currently selected record.

UP ARROW

Move to the record below the currently selected record.

DOWN ARROW

Move to the first record.

CTRL+HOME

Move to the last record.

CTRL+END

Move to previous page of records.

PAGE UP

Move to next page of records.

PAGE DOWN

Open the selection list for a drop-down list.

ALT+DOWN ARROW

Select records in a list from the selected record to the first record in the list.

CTRL+SHIFT+HOME

Select records in a list from the first selected record to the last record in the list.

CTRL+SHIFT+END

Select all records in a list.

CTRL+A

To do this

Press

Close the current form without saving changes.

ESC or ALT+F4

Create a record.

CTRL+N

Delete a record.

ALT+F9

If a grid control does not have focus, this keyboard combination selects the first field on the form. If a grid control has focus, this keyboard combination selects multiple records in the grid.

CTRL+SHIFT+HOME

If a grid control does not have focus, this keyboard combination selects the last field on the form. If a grid control has focus, this keyboard combination selects multiple records in the grid.

CTRL+SHIFT+END

Move to the next control on a non-dialog form.

TAB

ENTER (skips buttons; includes fields on all tabs)

Move to the previous control on a non-dialog form.

SHIFT+TAB (includes buttons; includes fields only on the current tab)

SHIFT+ENTER (skips buttons; includes fields on all tabs)

Move to the first record.

CTRL+HOME

Move to the last record.

CTRL+END

Move to the previous record.

CTRL+PAGE UP

Move to the next record.

CTRL+PAGE DOWN

Move to the next page of records.

PAGE DOWN

Move to the previous page of records.

PAGE UP

Open a context menu (right-click menu) for the current field.

SHIFT+F10

Display the form where the values for the current field are maintained.

CTRL+ALT+F4

Print a report of the contents of the current form (auto report).

CTRL+P

Refresh the information displayed in the form.

F5

Cancel changes and restore the active record.

CTRL+F5

Select the button with focus.

SPACE

Save changes and close the current form.

CTRL+F4

Save changes to a form.

CTRL+S

Move to the next tab (when a control on a tab has focus).

CTRL+TAB

Move to the previous tab when a control on a tab has focus).

CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

Expand all FastTabs.

CTRL+SHIFT and then press +

Collapse all FastTabs.

CTRL+SHIFT and then press -

Expand the FastTab that has focus.

CTRL and then press +

Collapse the FastTab that has focus.

CTRL and then press -

Move focus to a specific tab.

CTRL + the FastTab number

If a FastTab is the second FastTab on a form, then the number of that FastTab is 2.

Select the default button on a dialog form.

ENTER

To do this

Press

Move to the previous page or scroll to the top of the current page.

PAGE UP

Move to the next page or scroll to the bottom of the current page.

PAGE DOWN

To do this

Press

Paste contents from your clipboard into the current field.

CTRL+V

Enter the session date in a date field.

D+TAB

For a date time field, press D+TAB, enter a time and then press TAB again.

Enter the current date in a date field.

T+TAB

For a date time field, press T+TAB, enter a time and then press TAB again.

Enter a date from the current month in a date field.

[Day]+TAB

For example, if you enter 12+TAB, the full date for the twelfth of the current month will be displayed.

Enter a date from the current year in a date field.

[MonthDay]+TAB

For example, if you enter 0325+TAB, the full date for March 25 of the current year will be displayed.

Calculate an amount in an amount field.

[Equation]+TAB

For example, if you enter 4*16+TAB, 64 will be displayed in the field.

To do this

Press

Select the parent of the currently selected node.

UP ARROW

Select the child node that is directly under the currently selected node.

DOWN ARROW

Select the node that is to the left of the currently selected node.

LEFT ARROW

Select the node that is to the right of the currently selected node.

RIGHT ARROW

Make the selected node the focus.

SPACE

Open the details page related to the selected node.

ENTER

Cut the selected node or branch (must be in Edit mode).

CTRL+X

Paste cut nodes as children of the selected node.

CTRL+V

Open the right-click menu for the selected node.

CTRL+N

Remove the selected node and all of its child nodes from the hierarchy.

DELETE


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