Epic keyboard shortcuts

Epic

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
7 months ago
- Shortcuts
Alt

Open Epic Button menu

Ctrl + Space

Jump to Epic search function

Ctrl + 1

Open Paging System

Ctrl + 2

Go to Patient Lists workspace

Ctrl + 3

Open Patient Station

Ctrl + Alt + S

Secure your Epic workstation

Ctrl + Alt + L

Logout of Epic

Ctrl + W

Close the Workspace (chart)

Ctrl + D

Open the menu for More activities

From Flowsheets Activity
â­¾ Tab

Move to next row

or ↓
↑   Shift + â­¾ Tab

Move to previous row

A - Z

(type first letter of choices) Quickly select choices in drop down menu

↑  â†“

Move cursor to next choice in list

⤶ Enter

Save selection and move to next row

;

(use on a multi-select list) Remain in the row but choose more than one item

F6

Add comments to rows

From Navigators Activity
F7

Navigate to previous section

F8

Navigate to next section

F9

Close section or note

⤶ Enter

When a button is highlighted, pressing Enter or Space will save your selection

or Space
â­¾ Tab

Advance through fields in open sections of navigators

or ← â†‘ â†’ â†“
From Manage Orders Activity
Ctrl + O

Open Manage Orders Activity

Alt + M

Open sidebar of Manage Orders Activity

Alt + D

Open Order Sets

Alt + W

Place the cursor in the New Order field in Sidebar

Alt + S

Open window to Sign orders

F6

Open comment box in Order Composer window or jump to Facility List tab

Dating conventions when icons are present
These hotkeys are used to pull current dates or relative dates. For example, for two weeks ago, type "w-2"
T

Today (current date or relative date)

W

Week (relative date)

M

Month (relative date)

Y

Year (relative date)

N

Now (current date, can also be used for relative dates)

H

Hour (relative time)

â­¾ Tab

Move to next row

or ↓
↑   Shift + â­¾ Tab

Move to previous row

A - Z

(type first letter of choices) Quickly select choices in drop down menu

↑  â†“

Move cursor to next choice in list

⤶ Enter

Save selection and move to next row

;

(use on a multi-select list) Remain in the row but choose more than one item

F6

Add comments to rows

From Navigators Activity
F7

Navigate to previous section

F8

Navigate to next section

F9

Close section or note

⤶ Enter

When a button is highlighted, pressing Enter or Space will save your selection

or Space
â­¾ Tab

Advance through fields in open sections of navigators

or ← â†‘ â†’ â†“
From Manage Orders Activity
Ctrl + O

Open Manage Orders Activity

Alt + M

Open sidebar of Manage Orders Activity

Alt + D

Open Order Sets

Alt + W

Place the cursor in the New Order field in Sidebar

Alt + S

Open window to Sign orders

F6

Open comment box in Order Composer window or jump to Facility List tab

Dating conventions when icons are present
These hotkeys are used to pull current dates or relative dates. For example, for two weeks ago, type "w-2"
T

Today (current date or relative date)

W

Week (relative date)

M

Month (relative date)

Y

Year (relative date)

N

Now (current date, can also be used for relative dates)

H

Hour (relative time)

F7

Navigate to previous section

F8

Navigate to next section

F9

Close section or note

⤶ Enter

When a button is highlighted, pressing Enter or Space will save your selection

or Space
â­¾ Tab

Advance through fields in open sections of navigators

or ← â†‘ â†’ â†“
From Manage Orders Activity
Ctrl + O

Open Manage Orders Activity

Alt + M

Open sidebar of Manage Orders Activity

Alt + D

Open Order Sets

Alt + W

Place the cursor in the New Order field in Sidebar

Alt + S

Open window to Sign orders

F6

Open comment box in Order Composer window or jump to Facility List tab

Dating conventions when icons are present
These hotkeys are used to pull current dates or relative dates. For example, for two weeks ago, type "w-2"
T

Today (current date or relative date)

W

Week (relative date)

M

Month (relative date)

Y

Year (relative date)

N

Now (current date, can also be used for relative dates)

H

Hour (relative time)

Ctrl + O

Open Manage Orders Activity

Alt + M

Open sidebar of Manage Orders Activity

Alt + D

Open Order Sets

Alt + W

Place the cursor in the New Order field in Sidebar

Alt + S

Open window to Sign orders

F6

Open comment box in Order Composer window or jump to Facility List tab

Dating conventions when icons are present
These hotkeys are used to pull current dates or relative dates. For example, for two weeks ago, type "w-2"
T

Today (current date or relative date)

W

Week (relative date)

M

Month (relative date)

Y

Year (relative date)

N

Now (current date, can also be used for relative dates)

H

Hour (relative time)

These hotkeys are used to pull current dates or relative dates. For example, for two weeks ago, type "w-2"
T

Today (current date or relative date)

W

Week (relative date)

M

Month (relative date)

Y

Year (relative date)

N

Now (current date, can also be used for relative dates)

H

Hour (relative time)

↓

Move cursor to next line of text

↑

Move cursor to previous line of text

End

Move cursor to end of current line of text

Home

Move cursor to beginning of current line of text

Ctrl + End

Move cursor to end of text

Ctrl + Home

Moves cursor to beginning of text

Ctrl + →

Moves cursor to next word

Ctrl + ←

Moves cursor to previous word

↑   Shift + End

Highlight from cursor position to end of line of text

↑   Shift + Home

Highlight from cursor position to beginning of line of text

↑   Shift + ↓

Highlight line below current one

↑   Shift + ↑

Highlight line above current one

↑   Shift + →

Highlight one character to right of cursor

↑   Shift + ←

Highlight one character to left of cursor

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + →

Highlight from cursor position to end of word

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ←

Highlight from cursor position to beginning of word

Alt + Esc

Send open window to the back

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + F

Find

Ctrl + H

Replace

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + P

Print

Ctrl + Z

Undo

↑   Shift + ← â†‘ â†’ â†“

Select text

Ctrl + ← â†‘ â†’ â†“

Move across words in text

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ← â†‘ â†’ â†“

Select text by a word at a time instead of each letter

Ctrl + ⬅ Backspace

Delete previous word/character block

Ctrl + Del

Delete next word/character block

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Esc

Open Windows Task Manager

Win + L

Lock windows if you are logged in to a shared workstation

Win + M

Minimize all windows

or Win + D
Win + ↑   Shift + M

Undo minimize all windows

Ctrl + B

Toggle bold formatting

Ctrl + I

Toggle italic formatting

Ctrl + U

Toggle underline

Win + ←  â†’

Move window to fill half of the screen

Win + ↑

Maximize window

Win + ↓

Decrease size of window

â­¾ Tab

When using bullet points, move to the next bullet

↑   Shift + â­¾ Tab

Return bullet point to the left

Alt + D

Move cursor to the location / URL bar

Ctrl + W

Close tab or browser window

Ctrl + T

When Explorer is already up, open a new tab

↑   Shift + Del

Delete a file, bypassing the Recycle Bin

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new folder

F2

Rename a file. Use Tab to continue down the row with renaming

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Program information

Program name: Epic Epic (Productivity)

Epic is a cloud-based patient and healthcare management software used in hospitals. In addition to web-based application, Epic also has native apps for iOS and Android.

Web page: epic.com

Last update: 27 Apr 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

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Shortcut count: 149

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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