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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft understand that for some tasks keyboard navigation still beats the mouse. With that in mind, they have built in a host of useful shortcuts:

Shortcut Action

Right Arrow

Move to the next field or character

Left Arrow

Move to the previous field or character

Up Arrow

Move to the field above in the same column

Down Arrow

Move to the field below in the same column

Delete

Clear selected text

Esc

Close the window or undo the data entry

End

Move to the last field on a line

Home

Move to the first field on a line

Tab

Move to the next field on non-line FastTabs

Enter

Move to the next editable field

F1

Open Help

F2

Edit

F3

Select Type to filter (field filter)

F4

Drop-down or look up to select

F5

Refresh the active window

F6

Go to the next frame

F7

Display statistics

F8

Copy the field above

F9

Post

F10, Alt

Select the menu bar and display access keys

F12

Select the navigation pane

Shift+F1

View error message

Shift+F3

Select Show Results (FlowFilter)

Shift+F4

Open a lookup window (from an ellipsis button)

Shift+F6

Go to the previous frame

Shift+F7

Open the related card

Shift+F8

Drop-down or look up to view

Shift+F9

Post and print

Shift+F10

Display a shortcut menu

Shift+F11

Apply entries, get source documents, or get warehouse documents

Shift+F12

Open the Role Center from the navigation pane

Shift+Tab

Move to the previous field

Shift+left-click

On multiple column headers, the columns will all be sorted in the same ascending or descending direction.

Shift+double-click

If sorting on multiple column headers using Shift+left-click, use Shift+double-click on the first column that was clicked on and this will toggle ascending/descending direction of all the columns included in the sorting.

Left-click

Left-click on a column header to sort a column ascending, then left-click again to toggle between ascending and descending.

Ctrl+F1

Collapse or expand the ribbon

Ctrl+F2

Create a new document

Ctrl+F3

Select Search pages

Ctrl+F4

Look up to the related list

Ctrl+F7

View entries

Ctrl+F9

Release document

Ctrl+F10

Select the ribbon and display key tips

Ctrl+F11

Reconcile or split lines

Ctrl+F12

Select the address bar

Ctrl+C

Copy

Ctrl+G

Go to

Ctrl+E

Export to Microsoft Office Excel

Ctrl+L

Show links

Ctrl+N

Create a new record

Ctrl+O

Open the company

Ctrl+P

Print

Ctrl+T

Select sorting

Ctrl+V

Paste

Ctrl+W

Export to Microsoft Office Word

Ctrl+X

Cut

Ctrl+Z

Undo

Ctrl+Page Down

Display next document or card in a list

Ctrl+Page Up

Display previous document or card in a list

Ctrl+Up Arrow

Move up while the selected line stays selected

Ctrl+Down Arrow

Move down while the selected line stays selected

Ctrl+Left Arrow

Move to the first field on a line

Ctrl+Right Arrow

Move to the last field on a line

Ctrl+Alt+F1

Open the About this Page/Report window (Zoom)

Ctrl+Delete

Delete the selected line

Ctrl+Home

Move to the first line in a list

Ctrl+End

Move to the last line in a list

Ctrl+Enter

Save and close window (equivalent to choosing the OK button)

Ctrl+Insert

Insert new line

Ctrl+Shift+F3

Select Limit totals to (table filter)

Ctrl+Shift+A

Clear all filters

Ctrl+Shift+C

Copy Rows

Ctrl+Shift+D

Show dimensions

Ctrl+Shift+E

Edit list

Ctrl+Shift+R

View list

Ctrl+Shift+Q

Collapse/expand a line in a hierarchy

Ctrl+Shift+V

Paste rows

Ctrl+Shift+W

Open a list place in a separate window

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

Save and close the window and open a new window

Alt

Display access keys in the ribbon

Alt+F2

Toggle to display/hide FactBoxes

Alt+F3

Filter to the value in the field

Alt+F4

Close window or close program

Alt+F6

Collapse or expand the active frame

Alt+F12

Optimize space for the current page

Alt+Left Arrow

Go to the previous window in the navigation history

Alt+Right Arrow

Go to the next window in the navigation history

Alt+Enter

Move to the field below without opening the drop-down menu

Alt+Tab

Toggle between open windows

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