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Data Explorer/Search Pane Shortcuts

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These are the keyboard shortcuts that apply when the Data Explorer Pane or Search Pane has the focus:

 

Info Item Navigation:

Enter

Expand or collapse the selected Info Item

Left Arrow

Collapse selected Info Item if expanded or select parent item

Num -

Collapse selected Info Item

Right Arrow

Expand selected Info Item if collapsed or select first sibling

Num +

Expand selected Info Item

Up Arrow

Navigate Up and Left (not expanding nodes)

Down Arrow

Navigate Down and Right (not expanding nodes)

Alt+Home

Go to first sibling

Alt+Down Arrow

Go to next sibling

Alt+Up Arrow

Go to previous sibling

Alt+End

Go to last sibling

Shift+Left Arrow or Num /

Collapse selected Info Items and all child Info Items

Shift+Right Arrow or Num *

Expand selected Info Items and all child Info Items

Alt+J

Jump/navigate to another Info Item

Ctrl+Shift+H

Hoist the tree to the selected item

Ctrl+Shift+U

Unhoist to display the entire tree

 

Info Item Operations:

Insert

Insert a new child Info Item (using the Default Child Template of the parent item's template)

Shift+Enter

Insert a new sibling Info Item (using the Default Child Template of the parent item's template)

Alt+Insert

Show Insert Child Menu

Alt+Shift+Insert

Show Insert Sibling Menu

Delete

Delete the selected Info Item's to the Recycle Bin

Shift+Delete

Permanently delete the selected Info Items (and child Info Items if they are not linked)

Ctrl+Shift+Delete

Permanently delete the selected Info Item's (all links) and all child Info Items

F2 or F4

Rename the current Info Item

Ctrl+A

Select all sibling Info Items

Ctrl+Shift+Up Arrow

Move the selected Info Items up

Ctrl+Shift+Down Arrow

Move the selected Info Items down

Ctrl+Shift+Left Arrow

Move the selected Info Items left

Ctrl+Shift+Right Arrow

Move the selected Info Items right

Alt+L

Link, move, or copy the selected items to another location

Ctrl+Shift+L

Link, move, or copy the items from another location to the selected items

 

Flag Operations:

Ctrl+Shift+M

Display Flag menu

Shift+B

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Blue

Shift+C

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Completed

Shift+G

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Green

Shift+N

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to None

Shift+O

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Orange

Shift+P

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Purple

Shift+R

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Red

Shift+Y

Set the flag of the selected Info Items to Yellow

 

Miscellaneous Operations:

Alt+P

Show the Paste Special menu

Ctrl+A

Select all sibling items

 

Clipboard

Ctrl+Shift+C

Copy With URL: copy selected Item Titles + <Tab> + associated URL to clipboard

 

See Also:

Global Keyboard Shortcuts
Data Explorer Pane
Search Pane