Thursday, 16 January 2014

Microsoft Access 97 Keyboard Shortcuts

SHORTCUTACTION
RIGHT ARROWin Datasheet view and Move Mode, move the selected column to the right one column.
CTRL+TAB or CTRL+SHFT+TABSelect the next or previous toolbar.
ALT+ number (where hitting key for 1 selects the leftmost optn, 2 the next, and so on)Select an option in the Open or Save As dialog boxes (in File menu); works within windows and dialog boxes.
ALT+0(ZERO)Select the folder list in the Open and Save As dialog boxes (in File menu); use within a dialog box; use arrow keys to select a folder in the list.
ALT+BDisplay the previous tip; use with Office Assistant.
ALT+F5Toggle between breaking and not breaking on unhandled errors and then step to the next statement.
ALT F6; repeat until the balloon is activeActivate Office Assistant while working in a document in Microsoft Access.
ALT+F8Toggle between breaking and not breaking in class modules and then continue execution.
ALT+NDisplay the next tip when working with Office Assistant.
CTRL+SHFT+F2Return to the last line position in the previously viewed procedure when working in View Visual Basic code.
CTRL+SHFT+F8Exit a procedure while working in Visual Basic code.
CTRL SHFT F9Clear all breakpoints when working in Visual Basic code in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+SHFT+IDisplay parameter information on a selection when working in Visual Basic code.
CTRL+SHFT+JList all constants when viewing Visual Basic code.
CTRL+SPACEBARComplete the Visual Basic keyword.
CTRL+UP ARROWDisplay the previous procedure when working in Visual Basic code.
CTRL+YCopy and remove the selected item(s) from their original location to the Clipboard. (You also can choose the Cut command from the Edit menu.).
CTRL-ENTER or TABEnter a selected item into a list when working with Visual Basic code.
ENTEREnter the selected item and move the cursor to the next line when viewing Visual Basic code.
ESCTurn off Move mode when working in Microsoft Access Datasheet view.
ESCMake a list disappear when working in Visual Basic code.
F1Display context-sensitive Help about selected keyword when viewing Visual Basic Code.
F2Display the Object Browser when working with Visual Basic code.
F3Find the next occurrence of the text specified in the Find or Replace dialog box when the dialog box is closed when editing Visual Basic code.
F5Run a parameterless subprocedure containing the insertion point, from the Module window when working with Visual Basic code.
F5Continue execution of code or macro when working with Visual Basic code.
F6Cycle through all the panes in the active window when working in Form view.
F6Move between the upper and lower portions of a window when working with Visual Basic code.
F8Step into a procedure (single step) when working with Visual Basic code in Microsoft Access.
F9Toggle a breakpoint at the selected line when working with Visual Basic code.
LEFT ARROWSelect the column to the left, of the current column, if the current column is selected.
LEFT ARROWMove the selected column to the left one column in Move mode.
RIGHT ARROWin Datasheet view, select the column to the right, if the current column is selected.
SHFT+F2View a procedure definition, variable, or keyword when working with Visual Basic code.
SHFT+F3In Visual Basic code, find the previous occurrence of the text specified in the Find or Replace dialog box when the dialog box is closed.
SHFT+F5Reset the execution of a code or macro when working with Visual Basic code.
SHFT F6Cycle back through sections when navigating in Form view in Microsoft Access.
SHFT+F8Step over a procedure when working with Visual Basic code.
SHFT+F9Create an instant watch for a selected expression when working with Visual Basic code.
SHFT+TAB or CTRL+SHFT+MRemove indentation from selected lines when working in Visual Basic code.
TAB or CTRL+MIndent selected lines when working with Visual Basic code.
ALTClose the visible menu and submenu at the same time; works with menu commands.
ALT+ letter key, where key is the underlined letter in the field or menu cmndSelect a menu or select or clear the check box by the letter underlined in the menu command; works within windows and dialog boxes.
CTRL+SHFT+RIGHT ARROWSelect or unselect one word to the right of the cursor.
CTRL SHFT TABExit the subform and move to the previous field in the main form or previous record in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+SHFT+TAB or CTRL+PAGE UPGo to the previous tab when working in a tabbed dialog box.
ALT+DOWN ARROWDisplay more Help topics; works when using Office Assistant.
ALT+DOWN ARROWOpen a selected drop-down menu; works within a dialog box.
ALT+ENTERDisplay the properties of a selected item while working in a window.
ALT+F4Quit Microsoft Access, close a dialog box, or close a property sheet; works within an open window.
ALT+number (where hitting key for 1 selects the leftmost optn, 2 the next, and so on)Select a Help topic while using Office Assistant.
ALT+SHFT+TABMove from active application window to previously active application window.
ALT+SPACEBAROpen the menu of the leftmost icon on the main toolbar bar of the active window; this menu typically contains the following commands: Restore, Move, Size, Minimize, Maximize and Close.
ALT SPACEBARDisplay the Control menu while working from Help menu in Microsoft Access.
ALT+TABMove from active application window to the previously used application window; to select an application from a list of the open applications, hold ALT down and press TAB more than once to move through the list.
ALT+UP ARROWDisplay previously viewed Help topics while using Office Assistant.
ARROW KEYMove between options in a selected drop-down menu or dialog box or between some options in a group of options.
ARROW KEYMove between options in a selected drop-down menu or dialog box or between some options in a group of options; add ENTER to select an option.
BACKSPACEDelete selected text or to delete the character to the left of where the cursor is positioned within a document while editing.
C or ESCCancel Print Preview or Layout Preview and return to Normal view.
CTRL+A or CTRL+SHFT+SPACEBARSelect all records in an active database.
CTRL+ALT+SPACEBARInsert the default value for a selected field when entering data in a Datasheet or Form view.
CTRL+APOSTROPHE (')Insert the value from the same field in the previous record to the selected field in the current record within a database.
CTRL+CCopy selection to the Windows Clipboard.
CTRL+COLON (:)Insert the current time at the cursor's current position.
CTRL+DOWN ARROWMove to the same field in the last record while in Navigation mode in Datasheet view.
CTRL+DOWN ARROWMove to the bottom of current page in which you are working while in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
CTRL ENDMove to the end of the active field, while working working with multiple-line fields in Microsoft Access.
CTRL ENDMove to the last field in the last record while in Navigation mode in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+ENDTo move to the last field in the last record while in Navigation mode and Form view in Access.
CTRL+ENDMove to the lower-right corner of the page while working in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
CTRL ENTERInsert a new line when entering data in Datasheet or Form view in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+ENTER or ALT+DTo open the selected table, query, form, report, macro, or module while working in Design view in Access.
CTRL+ESCDisplay Windows Start menu.
CTRL+FDisplay the Find dialog box while working in Access Datasheet view, Form view or Module Window only.
CTRL+F11Toggle between a custom menu bar and a built-in menu bar while working in Access.
CTRL F2Invoke a Builder while working in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+F6Go to the next database window in the active application.
CTRL+F6Move between open windows.
CTRL+HTo open the Replace dialog box (while in Datasheet view, Form view, and Module Window only).
CTRL HOMEGo to the beginning of the field, in multiple-line fields, when working in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+HOMEGo to the first field in the first record when working in Navigation mode in Datasheet view.
CTRL+HOMEGo to the first field in the first record when working in Navigation mode in Form view.
CTRL+HOMEGo to the upper-left corner of the page when in Print Preview and layout Preview mode.
CTRL LEFT ARROWMove cursor's position one word to the left in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+LEFT ARROW or CTRL+RIGHT ARROWMove cursor's position one word to the left or right.
CTRL+MINUS SIGN (-)Delete the current record when working in Datasheet or Form view.
CTRL+NOpen a new, blank, database.
CTRL+ODisplay the Open dialog box in order to find and open an existing database.
CTRL+PDisplay the Print dialog box in order to print the active selection.
CTRL PAGE DOWNGo right one screen in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+PAGE DOWNGo to the same field in the next record.
CTRL+PAGE UPGo left one screen when working in datasheet view in Access.
CTRL+PAGE UPGo to the same field in the previous record.
CTRL+PLUS SIGN (+)Add a new record while working in Datasheet or Form view in Access.
CTRL+RIGHT ARROWMove cursor one word to the right.
CTRL+S or SHFT+F12 or ALT+SHFT+F2Save a database object.
CTRL SEMICOLON (;)Insert the current date into active Datasheet or Form view in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+SHFT+F6Go to the previous database window.
CTRL+SHFT+LEFT ARROWSelect or unselect one word to the left of the cursor.
CTRL+SHFT+LEFT ARROWTo extend selection one word to the left.
CTRL+SPACEBARSelect or unselect the active column, in Navigation mode only.
CTRL+TABMove through the tabs of each object's type when navigating and opening objects in Access.
CTRL+TABExit the subform and move to the next field in the master form or next record when working in Form view.
CTRL TAB or CTRL PAGE DOWNMove to the next tab on a tabbed dialog box in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+UP ARROWMove to the current field in the first record, in Navigation mode.
CTRL+UP ARROWMove to the top of the active page when working in Access Print Preview and Layout Preview mode.
CTRL+VPaste a copied item(s) from the Clipboard into a selected location (You also can choose Paste from the Edit menu.).
CTRL+W or CTRL+F4Close the active datasheet window.
CTRL+XCopy and remove the selected item(s) from their original location to the Clipboard. (You also can choose the Cut command from the Edit menu.).
CTRL+Z or ALT+BACKSPACEUndo the last action; note: some actions, like Shutdown, cannot be undone (You also can choose Undo from the Edit menu.).
DELETEDelete the selected item(s), or to delete the character to the right of the cursor; if items are files they will be moved to the Recycle Bin.
DOWN ARROWTo move down one line in a Combo box, list box or Database window in Microsoft Access.
DOWN ARROWMove to the same field in the next record when navigating in Access Datasheet view.
DOWN ARROWScroll down a window or document in small increments when working in Access Print Preview or Layout Preview.
DOWN ARROW or UP ARROW (with the menu or submenu displayed)Select the next or previous command on the menu or submenu.
ENDGo to the end of the entry when editing a text box.
ENDGo to the last object in database window in Microsoft Access.
ENDGo to the end of the field, in single-line fields.
ENDGo to the last field in the current record, when working in Access Navigation mode.
END OR CTRL+RIGHT ARROWMove to the right edge of the page when working in Access Print Preview and Layout Preview.
ENTERPerform the action assigned to the selected default button in a dialog box in Microsoft Access.
ENTERRestore a selected minimized program window when all windows are minimized.
ENTEROpen the selected table or query in Datasheet view, or form in Form view.
ENTEROpen the selected report in Print Preview.
ENTERRun a selected macro in Microsoft Access.
ENTERPerform the action assigned to a selected button on a toolbar.
ENTEROpen a selected menu on a toolbar.
ENTEREnter text in a selected text box.
ESCClose the visible menu; or, with a submenu visible, close the submenu only.
ESCCancel a command and close the dialog box.
ESCClose an Office Assistant message or tip.
ESCCancel Extend mode command in Microsoft Access.
ESCUndo changes in the current field or current record; if both have been changed, press ESC twice to undo changes first in the current field and then in the current record.
ESC (when a drop-down list box is selected)Close a selected drop-down list in a dialog box.
F1Display Help or the Office Assistant.
F1Display the Office Assistant or Microsoft Access Contents and Index; context-sensitive help about the selected property, control, macro action, or Visual Basic keyword; or alerts with a Help button.
F10Activate, or select, the main toolbar beginning with the first toolbar option on the left, usually File; after the first option is activated you can navigate through toolbar and menu options using the appropriate ARROW keys; press F10 or ALT again
F11 or ALT+F1Bring the Database window to the front.
F12 or ALT F2Display Save As dialog box (file menu) in Microsoft Access.
F2Display the complete hyperlink address for a selected hyperlink.
F2Rename a selected object when working in Database window.
F2Move between Edit mode (with insertion point displayed) and Navigation mode when working in Design view.
F4 or ALT DOWN ARROWOpen a combo box in Microsoft Access.
F5Update the files visible in the Open or Save As dialog box (File menu).
F5Move to Form view from Form design or a Form module when working in Access Design view.
F5Navigate through records by moving cursor to the record number box, typing the record number and pressing ENTER when working in Datasheet view.
F5Navigate through records by moving cursor to the record number box, typing the record number and pressing ENTER when working in Form view.
F5Navigate through pages by moving cursor to the page number box, typing the page number and pressing ENTER when working in Print Preview and Layout.
F6Move between the upper and lower portions of a window when working in Design view of tables, macros, and queries and the Advanced Filter/Sort window only.
F7Display Spelling and Grammar dialog box (Tools Menu) in Microsoft Access.
F8Activate Extend mode; EXT appears in the lower right corner of the window; pressing F8 repeatedly extends the selection to the word, the field, the record (in Datasheet view only), and all records; press ESC to cancel.
F9Refresh the contents of a Lookup field list box or combo box.
F9Recalculate the fields in the window.
HOMEGo to the beginning of the current entry.
HOMEGo to the first object.
HOMEGo to the beginning of the current field, in single-line fields.
HOMEGo to the first field in the current record, when in Access Navigation mode.
HOME or CTRL LEFT ARROWGo to the left edge of the current page in Microsoft Access.
HOME or ENDSelect the first or last command on the menu or submenu.
LEFT ARROWGo one character to the left of the cursor's current position in the field.
LEFT ARROWScroll to the left of the cursor's current position in small increments when working in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROWWith a menu open, select the menu to the left or right of the original, or, with a submenu visible, switch between the main menu and the submenu.
LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROWMove one character to the left or right in a text box.
LEFT ARROW, or RIGHT ARROWExtend a selection to adjacent fields in the same row in Microsoft Access Datasheet view.
Letter key, where the letter is the same as the first letter in optn you want on a selected menuChoose a selected menu, drop-down list, or dialog box option by typing the first letter in the option name.
P or CTRL+PTo open the Print dialog box from Print Preview or Layout Preview.
PAGE DOWNMove down one page when using a Combo box or list box.
PAGE DOWNMove down one window when working in Database view in Microsoft Access.
PAGE DOWNScroll down one full screen when working in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
PAGE DOWNWhen navigating in Form view, go down one page; at the end of the record, moves to the equivalent page on the next record.
PAGE DOWN or DOWN ARROWIn Print Preview and Layout Preview, view the next page (when Fit To Window is selected).
PAGE UPMove up one page when using a combo box or list box.
PAGE UPMove up one window when working in Database.
PAGE UPGo up one screen when working in Datasheet view in Microsoft Access.
PAGE UPGo up one page when working in Form view; at the end of the record, use to move to the equivalent page on the previous record.
PAGE UPScroll up one full screen when working in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
PAGE UP or UP ARROWIn Print Preview and Layout Preview, view the previous page (when Fit To Window is selected).
RIGHT ARROWMove one character to the right of the cursor's current position in a field.
RIGHT ARROWIn Print Preview and Layout Preview, scroll to the right in small increments.
SIn Print Preview and Layout Preview, open the Page Setup dialog box.
SHFT+CTRL+TABCycle through the tab of each object's type moving right to left.
SHFT DOWN ARROWExtend selection to the next record, if the current record is selected in Microsoft Access.
SHFT+ENDSelect from the insertion point to the end of the text box entry.
SHFT+ENTERAdd a control to a section when working in Form and Report Design view only.
SHFT+ENTERSave changes to the current record when entering data in the Datasheet or Form view.
SHFT+F1Display What's This? help; after pressing SHFT+F1, move the pointer to the menu command, toolbar button, dialog box option, or screen region to see definitions.
SHFT F10Display a shortcut menu that shows a list of commands relevant to the selected object in Microsoft Access.
SHFT+F2Open the Zoom box to conveniently enter expressions and other text in small input areas.
SHFT+F4Find the previous occurrence of the text specified in the Find or Replace dialog box when the dialog box is closed.
SHFT+F8Undo a previous selection extension.
SHFT+F9Requery the underlying tables; in a subform, this requeries the underlying table for the subform only.
SHFT+HOMESelect from the insertion point in the text box to the beginning of the text box entry.
SHFT LEFT ARROWSelect or unselect one character to the left of the cursor's position in Microsoft Access.
SHFT+RIGHT ARROWSelect or unselect by one character to the right of the cursor's current position.
SHFT+SPACEBARSwitch between selecting the current record and the first field of the current record, when working in Navigation mode.
SHFT+TABMove to the previous option or option group in a dialog box.
SHFT TABMove to the previous field when navigating in Form view in Microsoft Access.
SHFT+TABEnter the subform from the following field in the main form when navigating in Form view.
SHFT+TAB, or LEFT ARROWMove to the previous field when navigating in Datasheet view.
SHFT+UP ARROWExtend selection to the previous record, if the current record is selected.
SPACEBARPerform the action assigned to the active button, or select or clear the active check box in the dialog box.
SPACEBARSwitch between the values in a check box or option button.
TABMove to the next option or option group in a dialog box in Microsoft Access.
TABExit the combo box or list box.
TABSelect the next field.
TABMove to the next field when working in Form view.
TABTo enter the subform from the preceding field in the main form when working in Form view in Microsoft Access.
TAB or SHFT+TAB (when a toolbar is active)When a toolbar is active, select the next or previous button or menu on the toolbar.
TAB, ENTER, or RIGHT ARROWMove to the next field when navigating in Datasheet view.
UP ARROWMove up one line in a combo box or list box.
UP ARROWMove up one line in a database window in Microsoft Access.
UP ARROWMove to the current field in the previous record when navigating in Datasheet view.
UP ARROWScroll up in small increments when working in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
UP ARROW, DOWN ARROWExtend a selection to adjacent rows in Datasheet view.
ZZoom in or out on a part of the page when working in Print Preview and Layout Preview.
CTRL+ASo select all visible code in the Module window when editing with Visual Basic code.
CTRL+BREAKHalt the execution of code or a macro requested when running or debugging Visual Basic code.
CTRL DOWN ARROWDisplay the next procedure while viewing Visual Basic code in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+F2Put focus on the Object Box while working in Visual Basic code view.
CTRL+F2 (then press TAB)Put focus on the Procedure Box while working in Visual Basic code view.
CTRL+F3Find the next occurrence of selected text while working in Visual Basic code view.
CTRL+F8Activate Move mode for active window (MOV appears in the lower right corner of the window) while in Datasheet view.
CTRL+F8Run Visual Basic code to the cursor's current point and halt execution.
CTRL F9Set the next statement while working with Visual Basic code in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+GTo display the Debug dialog box while working with Visual Basic code.
CTRL+ITo display Quick Information when working in Visual Basic code.
CTRL+JList Properties and Methods when working in Visual Basic code.
CTRL LDisplay the Calls dialog box when working in Visual Basic code in Microsoft Access.
CTRL+RSelect a form or report.