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Keyboard Command Shortcuts

In this chapter you will find a list of the different keyboard command shortcuts available in QlikView.

File Menu Command Shortcuts

File menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Ctrl+N Equivalent to New on the File menu. Create new
Ctrl+O Equivalent to Open... on the File menu. Open
Ctrl+Shift+O Equivalent to Open in Server... on the File menu. -
Ctrl+S Equivalent to Save on the File menu. Save
F12 Equivalent to Save As... on the File menu. -
Ctrl+P Equivalent to Print... on the File menu. Print
Ctrl+Shift+P Equivalent to Print As PDF... on the File menu. Print as PDF
Ctrl+E Equivalent to Edit Script... on the File menu. edit script icon
Ctrl+R Equivalent to Reload on the File menu. Reload
Ctrl+Shift+R Equivalent to Partial Reload on the File menu. -
Ctrl+T Equivalent to Table Viewer... on the File menu. Table viewer

Edit Menu Command Shortcuts

Edit menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Ctrl+Z Equivalent to Undo Layout Change on the Edit menu. Undo
Ctrl+Y Equivalent to Redo Layout Change on the Edit menu. Redo
Ctrl+X Equivalent to Cut on the Edit menu. Cut
Ctrl+C Equivalent to Copy on the Edit menu. Copy
Ctrl+V Equivalent to Paste on the Edit menu. Paste
Del Equivalent to Remove on the Edit menu. -
Ctrl+A Equivalent to Activate All on the Edit menu. -
Ctrl+F Equivalent to Search on the Edit menu. Search
Ctrl+Shift+F Equivalent to Advanced Search on the Edit menu. -

View Menu Command Shortcuts

View menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Ctrl+Q Equivalent to Current Selections... on the View menu. Current selection
Ctrl+G Toggles layout design grid on or off. -

Selections Menu Command Shortcuts

Selections menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Shift+Left arrow Equivalent to Back on the Selections menu. -
Shift+Right arrow Equivalent to Forward on the Selections menu. -
Ctrl+Shift+L Equivalent to Lock on the Selections menu (locks all selections). Lock
Ctrl+Shift+U Equivalent to Unlock on the Selections menu (unlocks all selections). Unlock
Ctrl+Shift+D Equivalent to Clear on the Selections menu (clears all selections). Clear

Settings Menu Command Shortcuts

Settings menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Ctrl+Alt+U Equivalent to User Preferences... on the Settings menu. User preferences
Ctrl+Alt+D Equivalent to Document Properties... on the Settings menu. Document properties
Ctrl+Alt+S Equivalent to Sheet Properties... on the Settings menu. Sheet properties
Ctrl+Alt+V Equivalent to Variable Overview... on the Settings menu. Variable overview
Ctrl+Alt+E Equivalent to Expression Overview... on the Settings menu -

Bookmarks Menu Command Shortcuts

Bookmarks menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Ctrl+B Equivalent to Add Bookmark... on the Bookmarks menu. Add bookmark
Ctrl+Shift+B Equivalent to More... on the Bookmarks menu. Bookmarks

Tools Menu Command Shortcuts

Tools menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function Icon
Ctrl+M Equivalent to Edit Module... on the Tools menu. Edit module
Ctrl+Alt+A Equivalent to Alerts... on the Tools menu. Alerts

Object Menu Command Shortcuts (List box, Statistics box and Open Multi Box)

Object menu command shortcuts
Shortcut Function
Ctrl+Shift+L Equivalent to Lock on the Object menu (locks selections in active object).
Ctrl+Shift+U Equivalent to Unlock on the Object menu (unlocks selections in active object).
Ctrl+Shift+D Equivalent to Clear on the Object menu (clears selections in active object).
Alt+Enter Equivalent to Properties... on the Object menu (opens the Properties dialog of an active object).

Script Keyboard Shortcuts

To see a list of the available keyboard shortcuts in the Script type Ctrl+qsc in the script pane.

Script keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Function
Ctrl+G Go to line number in the script.
Ctrl+K,C Comment lines in script.
Ctrl+K,U Uncomment lines in script.
Ctrl+Q,T,A Add tab in script.
Ctrl+Q,T,P Promote active tab.
Ctrl+Q,T,D Demote active tab.
Ctrl+Q,T,N Rename active tab.
Ctrl+Q,T,R Remove active tab.
Ctrl+Q,Q Creates an autogenerated script.
Ctrl+Q,U,I Opens Unicode input utility.
Ctrl+Q,J,P,G Creates a script for reading attributes from jpeg files.
Ctrl+Q,M,P,3 Creates a script for reading attributes from mp3 files.
Ctrl+Q,W,M,A Creates a script for reading attributes from wma files.

F Key Keyboard Shortcuts

F key keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Function
F1 Activates context sensitive help.
F3 Enters search mode if a searchable object is activated.
F6 Activates the immediate left sheet tab of the currently active tab.
F7 Activates the immediate right sheet tab of the currently active tab.
F12 Equivalent to Save As... on the File menu.
Ctrl+F6 Activates the leftmost sheet tab.
Ctrl+F7 Activates the rightmost sheet tab.