Microsoft Project Keyboard Shortcuts

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Microsoft Project 2010/13/16 Keyboard Shortcuts

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Navigate Views and Windows

In order to…

Press

Activate the Control menu ALT+SPACEBAR
Activate the entry bar to edit text in a field F2
Activate the menu bar F10 or ALT
Activate the project control menu ALT+HYPHEN
Activate the split bar SHIFT+F6
Close the program window ALT+F4
Display all filtered tasks or all filtered resources F3
Display the Field Settings dialog box ALT+F3
Open a new window SHIFT+F11
Reduce a selection to a single field SHIFT+BACKSPACE
Reset sort order to ID order and turn off grouping SHIFT+F3
Select a drawing object F6
Display task information SHIFT+F2
Display resource information SHIFT+F2
Display assignment information SHIFT+F2
Turn on or off the Add To Selection mode SHIFT+F8
Turn on or off Auto Calculate CTRL+F9
Turn on or off the Extend Selection mode F8
Move left, right, up, or down to view different pages in the Print Preview window ALT+Arrow keys

 

Outline a Project

In order to…

Press

Hide subtasks ALT+SHIFT+HYPHEN or ALT+SHIFT+MINUS SIGN (minus sign on the numeric keypad)
Indent the selected task ALT+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
Show subtasks ALT+SHIFT+ = or ALT+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN (plus sign on the numeric keypad)
Show all tasks ALT+SHIFT+* (asterisk on the numeric keypad)
Outdent the selected task ALT+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW

 

Move in a view

In order to…

Press

Move to the beginning of a project (timescale) ALT+HOME
Move to the end of a project (timescale) ALT+END
Move the timescale left ALT+LEFT ARROW
Move the timescale right ALT+RIGHT ARROW
Move to the first field in a row HOME or CTRL+LEFT ARROW
Move to the first row CTRL+UP ARROW
Move to the first field of the first row CTRL+HOME
Move to the last field in a row END or CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
Move to the last field of the last row CTRL+END
Move to the last row CTRL+DOWN ARROW

 

Use a timescale

In order to…

Press

Move the timescale left one page ALT+PAGE UP
Move the timescale right one page ALT+PAGE DOWN
Move the timescale to beginning of the project ALT+HOME
Move the timescale to end of the project ALT+END
Scroll the timescale left ALT+LEFT ARROW
Scroll the timescale right ALT+RIGHT ARROW
Show smaller time units CTRL+ / (slash on the numeric keypad)
Show larger time units CTRL+* (asterisk on the numeric keypad)

 

Move in the Side Pane

In order to…

Press

Move focus between the side pane and the view on the right side CTRL+TAB or CTRL+SHIFT+TAB
Select different controls in the side pane if the focus is in the side pane TAB
Select or clear check boxes and option buttons if focus is in the side pane SPACEBAR

 

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