Everything keyboard shortcuts

Everything

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
4 years ago
- Shortcuts

Recent Windows versions made searching files on your computer faster. But third party programs like Everything may have other advantages over Windows Start Menu. E.g. Everything has many keyboard shortcuts Windows Start Menu doesn't provide.

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Ctrl + A

Select all text

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Ctrl + Backspace

Delete previous word

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Ctrl + Space

Complete search. Requires search history to be enabled

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⤶ Enter

Focus result list and select the item with the highest run count

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↑  ↓

Focus result list

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Alt + ↑  ↓

Show search history

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Select word

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Select all

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F2

Rename the focused item

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Del

Move selected items to the recycle bin

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↑   Shift + Del

Permanently delete selected items

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Scroll left

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Scroll right

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Ctrl +

Scroll left one page

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Ctrl +

Scroll right one page

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⤶ Enter

Open the selected items

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Open the path of the selected item

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Alt + ⤶ Enter

Display properties of the selected items

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Ctrl + +

Auto adjust column widths

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↑  ↓

Navigate item focus and selection

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or Page Up
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or Page Down
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or Home
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or End
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↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Extend item selection

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or Shift + Page Up
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or Shift + Page Down
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or ↑   Shift + Home
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or ↑   Shift + End
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Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Navigate item focus

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or Ctrl + Page Up
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or Ctrl + Page Down
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or Ctrl + Home
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or Ctrl + End
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Extend item selection, keeping the current selection

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or Ctrl + Shift + Page Up
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or Ctrl + Shift + Page Down
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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Home
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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + End
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Space

Select focus

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Ctrl + Space

Toggle item selection

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Esc

Cancel any current actions

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Ctrl + A

Select all items

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Ctrl + C

Copy selected items

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or Ctrl + Insert
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Ctrl + E

Read the file size, date and attributes of the current selection. May be useful before exporting all sizes, dates and attributes

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Ctrl + V

Paste items from the clipboard into the selected folder

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or ↑   Shift + Insert
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Ctrl + X

Cut selected items

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy the full path and name of the current selection to the clipboard

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↑   Shift + F10

Display item context menu for the current selection. Displays the result list context menu if no selection

Any character: Adds a character to the jump to text.
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Backspace

Remove the last character in the jump to text

These shortcuts that can be used when an Everything search window has focus
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Esc

Close the Everything window

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or Ctrl + W
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F1

Show the Everything help

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F3

Focus and highlight the search edit

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or Ctrl + F
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or Alt + D
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F5

Reload icons, file sizes, dates and attributes

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F11

Toggle fullscreen

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Ctrl + Tab

Cycle between open windows

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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Tab
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Tab

Cycle between search edit and results view

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or ↑   Shift + Tab
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Esc

Close the current window

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Alt + 1

Resize the window to 512 x 398

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Alt + 2

Resize the window to 640 x 497

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Alt + 3

Resize the window to 768 x 597

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Alt + 4

Auto size the window

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Alt + P

Toggle the preview pane

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1

Toggle extra large thumbnails

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 2

Toggle large thumbnails

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 3

Toggle medium thumbnails

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 6

Toggle detail view

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Ctrl + Alt + +

Increase thumbnail size

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Ctrl + Alt + -

Decrease thumbnail size

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Ctrl + `

Toggle debug console

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Ctrl + F1

Show About Everything

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Ctrl + 1

Sort by name

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Ctrl + 2

Sort by path

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Ctrl + 3

Sort by size

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Ctrl + 4

Sort by extension

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Ctrl + 5

Sort by type

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Ctrl + 6

Sort by date modified

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Ctrl + 7

Sort by date created

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Ctrl + 8

Sort by attributes

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Ctrl + 9

Sort by date recently changed

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Ctrl + B

Toggle match whole word

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Ctrl + D

Bookmark the current search

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Ctrl + I

Toggle match case

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Ctrl + M

Toggle match diacritics

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Ctrl + N

Open a new search window

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Ctrl + O

Open an Everything file list

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Ctrl + P

Show the Options window

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Ctrl + Q

Exit Everything

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Ctrl + R

Toggle Regex

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Ctrl + S

Export the current results to an Everything file list, csv or txt file

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Ctrl + T

Toggle always on top

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Ctrl + U

Toggle match path

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Ctrl + +

Increase text size

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Ctrl + -

Decrease text size

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Ctrl + 0

Reset text size to Normal

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Ctrl +

Change view

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or Ctrl +
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Alt + Home

Go to the home search

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Alt +

Go back to the previous search

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Alt +

Go forward to the next search

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Organize filters

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Organize bookmarks

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Ctrl + H

Show all search history

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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H
The Everything search window can be shown by pressing a hotkey. Hotkeys can be used anywhere in Windows.
To define a global hotkey to open Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options then click the Keyboard tab.

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Program information

Program name: Everything Everything (System tools)

"Everything" is a search engine that locates files and folders by filename instantly in Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on your computer (hence the name "Everything").

Web page: voidtools.com

Last update: 4/15/2021 8:07 AM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

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Shortcut count: 111

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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