Far Manager keyboard shortcuts

Far Manager

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
8 months ago
- Shortcuts

Do you still find text based interfaces more convenient? We won't argue with it, but we can just give you what you'll surely need: Keyboard shortcuts of Far Manager.

Ctrl + A

Change file attributes

or F9 then F then A
Alt + Insert

Screen grabber

Alt + F9

Maximize window

Alt + ↑   Shift + F9

Configure plugins

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift

Hide windows while the keys are held


(on a folder) Edit folders attributes (Ctrl + A)

Alt + ←  →

Scroll long names

or Alt + Home
or Alt + End
Ctrl + Insert

Copy names of the selected files into clipboard (when command line empty)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Insert

Copy names of the selected files into clipboard (when command line is not empty)

Ctrl + Alt + Insert

Copy network (unc) names into clipboard

Alt + ↑   Shift + Insert

Copy full (with path) names into clipboard

Ctrl + F

Full file name from the active panel, Ctrl + : from passive

or Ctrl + ] then Ctrl + ⤶ Enter
Ctrl + End

Command string completion from the history (press again to go to the next matching history line)

Alt + F8

Command history

Alt + F10

Find folder

Alt + F11

View and edit history

Alt + F12

Folder history

↑   Shift + F1

Archive management commands

or ↑   Shift + F2
or ↑   Shift + F3
↑   Shift + F10

Show the last menu command

Ctrl + \

Back to root

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

(in the drive menu) Show root directory in explorer

Ctrl + Page Down

Enter in an archive / especially SFX

Ctrl + G

Run command on selected files, like "rar32 m !.!.rar !.!" to rar each file in its own archive

Ctrl + Num .

Record a keyboard macro

Alt + Del

Wipe file, overwrite with 0, truncate, rename to a temp name and delete

Ctrl + W

Task list


Switch panes (screens) inside of Far

Ctrl + M

Restore previous selection

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

(in quick search) Select file and move to the next

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

(in history) Selects an item not changing its positions

Ctrl + .

Start recording macro. Press again to end and assign a key

Ctrl + . then Ctrl + .

then press a key you want to erase, to erase a macro

↑   Shift + Del

(in drive menu) Disconnect flash drive


(in drive menu) Remove CD

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Program information

Program name: Far Manager Far Manager (File manager)

Far Manager is a file manager for Windows operating system, that works in text mode. It provides most of the necessary actions such as viewing files and directories; editing, copying and renaming files.

Web page: farmanager.com

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 6/26/2019 9:43:56 AM New program added.
6/26/2019 12:31:50 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 40

How easy to press shortcuts: 74%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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