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Support / Access / Access 2003 Help and How-to / Startup and Settings / Accessibility

Keyboard ShortcutsApplies to: Microsoft Office Access 2003

You can use shortcut keys for quick access to frequently used commands or operations. The topics below list the shortcut keys

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available in Microsoft Access. You can also use access keys to move the focus to a menu, command, or control without using the mouse. General shortcut keys Global Access shortcut keys Opening databases

CTRL+NTo open a new database

CTRL+OTo open an existing database

ALT+F4To quit Microsoft Access Printing and saving

CTRL+PTo print the current or selected object

P OR CTRL+PTo open the Print dialog box

STo open the Page Setup dialog box

C OR ESCTo cancel Print Preview or Layout Preview

CTRL+S OR SHIFT+F12 OR ALT+SHIFT+F2To save a database object

F12 OR ALT+F2To open the Save As dialog box Using a combo box or list box

F4 OR ALT+DOWN ARROWTo open a combo box

F9To refresh the contents of a Lookup field list box or combo box

DOWN ARROWTo move down one line

PAGE DOWNTo move down one page

UP ARROWTo move up one line

PAGE UPTo move up one page

TABTo exit the combo box or list box Finding and replacing text or data

CTRL+FTo open the Find tab in the Find and Replace dialog box (Datasheet view and Form view only)

CTRL+HTo open the Replace tab in the Find and Replace dialog box (Datasheet view and Form view only)

SHIFT+F4

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To find the next occurrence of the text specified in the Find and Replace dialog box when the dialog box is closed (Datasheet view and Form view only) Working in Design view

F2To switch between Edit mode (with insertion point displayed) and Navigation mode

F4To switch to the property sheet (Design view in forms and reports in databases and Access projects)

F5To switch to Form view from form Design view

F6To switch between the upper and lower portions of a window (Design view of tables, macros, and queries and the Advanced Filter/Sort window only)

F7To switch to the Code Builder from form or report Design view (Design view window or property sheet)

SHIFT+F7To switch from the Visual Basic Editor to form or report Design view

ALT+V+PTo open property sheet for a selected object Editing controls in form and report Design view

SHIFT+ENTERTo add a control to a section

CTRL+CTo copy the selected control to the Clipboard

CTRL+XTo cut the selected control and copy it to the Clipboard

CTRL+VTo paste the contents of the Clipboard in the upper-left corner of the selected section

CTRL+RIGHT ARROWTo move the selected control to the right

CTRL+LEFT ARROWTo move the selected control to the left

CTRL+UP ARROWTo move the selected control up

CTRL+DOWN ARROWTo move the selected control down

SHIFT+DOWN ARROWTo increase the height of the selected control

SHIFT+RIGHT ARROWTo increase the width of the selected control

SHIFT+UP ARROWTo reduce the height of the selected control

SHIFT+LEFT ARROWTo reduce the width of the selected control Window operations

F11To bring the Database window to the front

CTRL+F6

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To cycle between open windows

ENTERTo restore the selected minimized window when all windows are minimized

CTRL+F8To turn on Resize mode for the active window when its not maximized; press the arrow keys to resize the window

ALT+SPACEBARTo display the Control menu

SHIFT+F10To display the shortcut menu

CTRL+W OR CTRL+F4To close the active window

ALT+F11To switch between the Visual Basic Editor and the previous active window

ALT+SHIFT+F11To switch to the Microsoft Script Editor from the previous active window Working with Wizards

TABMove to the Help button in the wizard

ALT+NTo move to the next window in the wizard

ALT+BTo move to the previous window in the wizard

ALT+FTo close the wizard windowNOTE

You can not use CTRL+TAB to navigate from one

wizard window to another. CTRL+TAB will move the cursor between dialog boxes and controls on the wizard window. Miscellaneous

F2To display the complete hyperlink address for a selected hyperlink

F7To check spelling

SHIFT+F2To open the Zoom box to conveniently enter expressions and other text in small input areas

ALT+ENTERTo display a property sheet in Design view

ALT+F4To quit Microsoft Access, close a dialog box, or close a property sheet

CTRL+F2To invoke a Builder

CTRL+F11To toggle between a custom menu bar and a built-in menu bar

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW OR CRTL+COMMA (,)To toggle forward between views when in a table, query, form, report, page, view , PivotTable list, PivotChart report, stored procedure, or Access project (.adp) function. If there are additional views available, successive keystrokes will move to the next available view.

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CTRL+LEFT ARROW OR CRTL+PERIOD (.)To toggle back between views when in a table, query, form, report, page, view, PivotTable list, PivotChart report, stored procedure, or .adp function. If there are additional views available, successive keystrokes will move to the previous view Database window shortcut keys Editing and navigating the Object list

F2To rename a selected object

DOWN ARROWTo move down one line

PAGE DOWNTo move down one window

ENDTo move to the last object

UP ARROWTo move up one line

PAGE UPTo move up one window

HOMETo move to the first object Navigating and opening objects

CTRL+TABTo cycle through the Objects bar top to bottom

SHIFT+CTRL+TABTo cycle through the Objects bar bottom to top

ENTER OR ALT+OTo open the selected table or query in Datasheet view, or form in Form view

ENTERTo open the selected report in Print Preview

ENTERTo open the selected data access page in Page view

ENTERTo run the selected macro

CTRL+ENTER OR ALT+DTo open the selected table, query, form, report, data access page, macro, or module in Design view

ALT+NTo create a new table, query, form, report, data access page, macro, or module

F5To refresh the Database window

CTRL+GTo display the Immediate window in the Visual Basic Editor Work with menus

SHIFT+F10To show the shortcut menu

F10To make the menu bar active

ALT+SPACEBARTo show the program icon menu (on the program title bar)

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DOWN ARROW OR UP ARROWWith the menu or submenu is visible, to select the next or previous command

LEFT ARROW OR RIGHT ARROWTo select the menu to the left or right; or, when a submenu is visible, to switch between the main menu and the submenu

HOME OR ENDTo select the first or last command on the menu or submenu

ALTTo close the visible menu and submenu at the same time

ESCTo close the visible menu; or, with a submenu visible, to close the submenu only Work with toolbars

CTRL+TAB OR CTRL+SHIFT+TABTo select the next or previous toolbar

TAB OR SHIFT+TABWhen a toolbar is active, to select the next or previous button or menu on the toolbar

ENTERWhen a menu on a toolbar is selected, to open the menu

ENTERWhen a button is selected, to perform the action assigned to a button Work in windows and dialog boxes Using a program window

ALT+TABTo switch to the next program

ALT+SHIFT+TABTo switch to the previous program

CTRL+ESCTo show the Windows Start menu

CTRL+WTo close the active database window

CTRL+F6To switch to the next database window

CTRL+SHIFT+F6To switch to the previous database window

ENTERTo restore the selected minimized window when all windows are minimized Using a dialog box

CTRL+TAB OR CTRL+PAGE DOWNTo switch to the next tab in a dialog box

CTRL+SHIFT+TAB OR CTRL+PAGE UPTo switch to the previous tab in a dialog box

TABTo move to the next option or option group

SHIFT+TABTo move to the previous option or option group

ARROW KEYSTo move between options in the selected drop-down list box, or to move between some options in a group of options

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SPACEBARTo perform the action assigned to the selected button; select or clear the check box

LETTER KEY FOR THE FIRST LETTER IN THE OPTION NAME YOU WANT (WHEN A DROP-DOWN LIST BOX IS SELECTED)To move to the option by the first letter in the option name in a drop-down list box

ALT+LETTER KEYTo select the option, or to select or clear the check box by the letter underlined in the option name

ALT+DOWN ARROWTo open the selected drop-down list box

ESCTo close the selected drop-down list box

ENTERTo perform the action assig