MS Project 2010 – Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted on | October 26, 2010 | 2 Comments

MS Project 2010 Shortcut Keys

INDEX

  1. Navigate Views and Windows
  2. Use a Timescale
  3. Outline a Project
  4. Select and Edit in a Dialog Box
  5. Select and Edit in the Entry Bar
  6. Select and Edit in a Sheet View
    • Edit in a view
    • Move in a view
    • Move in the side pane
    • Select in a view
  7. Use the Network Diagram View

 

Navigate Views and Windows

Action Shortcut
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

 

Use a Timescale

Action Shortcut
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)

 

Outline a Project

Action Shortcut
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

 

Select and Edit in a Dialog Box

Action Shortcut
Move between fields at the bottom of a form. Arrow keys
Move into tables at the bottom of a form. ALT+1 (left) or ALT+2 (right)
Move to the next task or resource. ENTER
Move to the previous task or resource. SHIFT+ENTER

 

Select and Edit in the Entry Bar

Action Shortcut
Accept an entry. ENTER
Cancel an entry. ESC
Delete one character to the left. BACKSPACE
Delete one character to the right. DELETE
Delete one word to the right. CTRL+DELETE
Extend the selection to the end of the text. SHIFT+END
Extend the selection to the start of the text. SHIFT+HOME
Turn on or off Overtype mode. INSERT

 

Select and Edit in a Sheet View

Edit in a view

Action Shortcut
Cancel an entry. ESC
Clear or reset the selected field. CTRL+DELETE
Copy the selected data. CTRL+C
Cut the selected data. CTRL+X
Delete the selected data. DELETE
Delete row that has a selected cell. CTRL+MINUS SIGN (on the numeric keypad)
Fill down. CTRL+D
Display the Find dialog box. CTRL+F or SHIFT+F5
In the Find dialog box, continue to the next instance of the search results. SHIFT+F4
Use the Go To command (Edit menu). F5
Link tasks. CTRL+F2
Paste the copied or cut data. CTRL+V
Reduce the selection to one field. SHIFT+BACKSPACE
Undo the last action. CTRL+Z
Unlink tasks. CTRL+SHIFT+F2
Set the task to manually schedule CTRL+SHIFT+M
Set the task to auto schedule CTRL+SHIFT+A

Move in a view

Action Shortcut
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

Move in the side pane

Action Shortcut
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 focus is in the side pane. TAB
Select or clear check boxes and option buttons if focus is in the side pane. SPACEBAR

Select in a view

Action Shortcut
Extend the selection down one page. SHIFT+PAGE DOWN
Extend the selection up one page. SHIFT+PAGE UP
Extend the selection down one row. SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
Extend the selection up one row. SHIFT+UP ARROW
Extend the selection to the first field in a row. SHIFT+HOME
Extend the selection to the last field in a row. SHIFT+END
Extend the selection to the start of the information. CTRL+SHIFT+HOME
Extend the selection to the end of the information. CTRL+SHIFT+END
Extend the selection to the first row. CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW
Extend the selection to the last row. CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
Extend the selection to the first field of the first row. CTRL+SHIFT+HOME
Extend the selection to the last field of the last row. CTRL+SHIFT+END
Select all rows and columns. CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR
Select a column. CTRL+SPACEBAR
Select a row. SHIFT+SPACEBAR
Move within a selection down one field. ENTER
Move within a selection up one field. SHIFT+ENTER
Move within a selection right one field. TAB
Move within a selection left one field. SHIFT+TAB

 

Use the Network Diagram View

Action Shortcut
Move to a different Network Diagram box. Arrow keys
Add Network Diagram boxes to the selection. SHIFT+Arrow keys
Move a Network Diagram box. Note   Manual positioning must be set first. Select the box you want to move. On the Format tab, click Layout in the Format group. Click Allow manual box positioning. CTRL+Arrow keys
Move to the top Network Diagram box in the view or project. CTRL+HOME or SHIFT+CTRL+HOME
Move to the lowest Network Diagram box in the project. CTRL+END or SHIFT+CTRL+END
Move to the leftmost Network Diagram box in the project. HOME or SHIFT+HOME
Move to the rightmost Network Diagram box in the project. END or SHIFT+END
Move up one window height. PAGE UP or SHIFT+PAGE UP
Move down one window height. PAGE DOWN or SHIFT+PAGE DOWN
Move left one window width. CTRL+PAGE UP or SHIFT+CTRL+PAGE UP
Move right one window width. CTRL+PAGE DOWN or SHIFT+CTRL+PAGE DOWN
Select the next field in the Network Diagram box. ENTER or TAB
Select the previous field in the Network Diagram box. SHIFT+ENTER

Source: http://office2010.microsoft.com/en-us/project-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-project-2010-HP010352377.aspx

Comments

2 Responses to “MS Project 2010 – Keyboard Shortcuts”

  1. Dipankar
    September 17th, 2011 @ 12:12 am

    good stuff..

  2. Saravanan Ayyappan
    November 29th, 2012 @ 5:50 pm

    Good work. So useful.

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