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Importing, Exporting, Linking Keyboard Shortcuts Table of Contents

Keyboard shortcuts can save time and the effort of constantly switching from the keyboard to the mouse to execute simple commands. Print this list of Access keyboard shortcuts and keep it by your computer for a quick reference.
(A plus sign indicates that the keys need to be pressed at the same time.)


Action Keystroke

Database actions
Open existing databaseCTRL+O
Open a new databaseCTRL+N
SaveCTRL+S
Save recordSHIFT+ENTER
PrintCTRL+P
Display database windowF11
Find and ReplaceCTRL+F
CopyCTRL+C
CutCTRL+X
PasteCTRL+V
UndoCTRL+Z
HelpF1
Toggle between Form and Design viewF5

Other
Insert line break in a memo fieldCTRL+ENTER
Insert current dateCTRL+;
Insert current timeCTRL+:
Copy data from previous recordCTRL+'
Add a recordCTRL++
Delete a recordCTRL+-
 
ActionKeystroke

Editing
Select allCTRL+A
CopyCTRL+C
CutCTRL+X
PasteCTRL+V
UndoCTRL+Z
RedoCTRL+Y
FindCTRL+F
ReplaceCTRL+H
Spell checkerF7
Toggle between Edit mode and Navigation modeF2
Open window for editing large content fieldsSHIFT+F2
Switch from current field to current recordESC

Navigating Through a datasheet
Next fieldTAB
Previous fieldSHIFT+TAB
First field of recordHOME
Last field of recordEND
Next recordDOWN ARROW
Previous recordUP ARROW
First field of first recordCTRL+HOME
Last field of last recordCTRL+END


Importing, Exporting, Linking Keyboard Shortcuts Table of Contents