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Keyboard navigation and shortcuts in Qlik Sense

Qlik Sense supports keyboard accessibility. You can use a keyboard to navigate in the hub, the app overview, the toolbar, sheets, data, and visualizations. There is also a range of keyboard shortcuts.

When you navigate with the keyboard, the center of focus is highlighted.

Information noteKeyboard shortcuts are expressed assuming that you are working in Windows. For MacOS, use Command instead of Ctrl.

The hub

For more information, see The hub.

App overview and toolbar

The Skip to content button is the first element when you navigate using a keyboard on the app overview page. Click Enter to skip navigation and land on Sheets on the toolbar. If you click Tab, you will open the global menu.

For more information on navigating the app overview page and the Qlik Sense toolbar, see Navigating in the user interface.

Sheet view

You can use keyboard navigation to interact with visualizations in your sheets, access options in visualization context menus, and download visualization data.

The Skip to content button is the first element when you navigate using a keyboard in sheet view. Click Enter to skip navigation and land on main content. For example, if you are viewing Analyze > Sheet, you will land on Smart Search. If you click Tab instead, you will open the Analyze menu.

For more information, see Sheet view.

Selections mode

When a user has focus on a table or chart and selections are made they are in selection mode. When cells or objects are actively selected, a selection menu displays on the top bar of the table or chart.

For more information, see Exploring with selections.

List boxes

For more information, see Searching within selections or visualizations.

Visualization context menus

The context or option menu is represented by More.

For more information, see Sheet view.

Filter panes

For more information, see Filter pane.

Straight tables

For more information, see Table.

View data mode

For more information, see Viewing data of visualizations.

Insights

For more information, see Creating visualizations with Insight Advisor.

Keyboard shortcuts

Some Qlik Sense features have specific shortcuts: