FileMaker keyboard shortcuts

FileMaker  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
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Esc

Cancel an operation or dialog box

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Space

Click a selected button on a layout with the keyboard

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Esc

Close a dialog box

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↑   Shift + Esc

Close certain dialog boxes without confirmation and discard changes

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Ctrl + W

Close a file or window

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or Ctrl + F4
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Ctrl + Alt + W

Close all files or windows

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Alt + F4

Exit or quit FileMaker Pro

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or Ctrl + Q
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F1

Open FileMaker Pro Help

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Ctrl + O

Open a file

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↑   Shift

(While opening the file)  Use a specified account name and password to open a file

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Open a remote file

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Open the Manage Database dialog box

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Open the Find/Replace dialog box

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Open the Manage Layouts dialog box

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F2

Open the Layout pop-up menu

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Space

Play or edit a sound in a container field

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Ctrl + P

Print

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Ctrl + Alt + P

Print without the Print dialog box

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Ctrl +

Up

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Ctrl +

Reorder items in a list box, such as Script steps, Fields, Parts

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Ctrl + S

Sort

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Ctrl + Z

Undo the last command

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Open the Manage Scripts dialog box

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Ctrl + S

Save a script

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Ctrl + Num 0 - Num 9

Perform one of the first ten scripts listed in the Scripts menu

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Ctrl + B

Browse mode

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Ctrl + F

Find mode

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Ctrl + L

Layout mode

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Ctrl + U

Preview mode

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Del

Next character

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Ctrl + Del

Next word

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or Ctrl + ⬅ Backspace
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⬅ Backspace

Previous character

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Del

Clear selected text

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Ctrl + Insert

Copy selected text

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or Ctrl + C
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Ctrl + C

(with no objects selected) Copy all text in a record

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

(with no objects selected)   Copy all records in the found set to the Clipboard in text form

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↑   Shift + Del

Cut selected text

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or Ctrl + X
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Ctrl + V

Paste

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Alt + ⬅ Backspace

Undo

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or Ctrl + Z
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Ctrl + Y

Redo

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or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z
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Num Enter

Exit text edit mode

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Find/replace data

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Ctrl + G

Find the next occurrence of the specified data

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Reverse the current direction of a Find Again operation

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Alt + Ctrl + G

Replace the Find what data with the Replace with data, then search for and select the next occurrence

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↑   Shift + Alt + Ctrl + G

Reverse the current direction of a Replace & Find Again operation

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Alt + Ctrl + H

Find the next occurrence of the selected data in the database

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↑   Shift + Alt + Ctrl + H

Reverse the current direction of a Find Selected operation

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Ctrl + Space

Insert a non-breaking space

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Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Insert a tab in a field

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Y

Open the Spelling dialog box when alerted of a misspelled word (A Check spelling as you type file option must be enabled. For more information, see Setting file options)

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Ctrl + \

Align center

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Ctrl + [

Align left

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Ctrl + ]

Align right

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + \

Justified

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + >

The next point size up on the Format menu

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + <

The next point size down on the menu

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + >

Text size - Up one point

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + <

Text size - Down one point

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Ctrl + Home

Beginning of the text

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Ctrl + End

End of the text

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Home

Beginning of the line

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End

End of the line

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Ctrl +

Beginning of the previous word

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Ctrl +

End of the next word

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Previous character

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Next character

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Previous line

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Next line

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↑   Shift + Home

Beginning of line

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Beginning of previous word

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Home

Beginning of text

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↑   Shift + End

End of line

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

End of next word

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + End

End of text

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↑   Shift +

Next character

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↑   Shift +

Next line

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↑   Shift +

Previous character

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↑   Shift +

Previous line

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Ctrl + T

Text

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Ctrl + N

Number

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Ctrl + D

Date

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Ctrl + I

Time

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Ctrl + M

Timestamp

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Ctrl + R

Container

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Ctrl + L

Calculation

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Ctrl + S

Summary

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← ↑ → ↓

Move the selection around the relationships graph, individually selecting tables, notes, or relationships

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↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Move the selection incrementally between objects

Type the characters: Move the selection to an object that includes text beginning with specific characters
Note: If multiple objects share initial characters, you can move the selection to the next occurrence by pressing Ctrl + G or typing the characters again.
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Ctrl + ← ↑ → ↓

(after selecting a table, or drag the selected table)  Move the selected object

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

(after selecting a fully expanded table) Resize the selected object

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↑   Shift +

(then drag selection around multiple tables) Select multiple tables. Note: To select by partially dragging around tables, press Ctrl while dragging.

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Ctrl + A

Select all tables. Note: In Note mode, this command selects all notes, not tables

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Ctrl + Y

Select all tables directly related to the currently selected table

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Ctrl + U

Select tables with the same source table

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Ctrl + T

Toggle the display state of selected tables or notes (Tables can be displayed fully expanded, by table name alone, and by table name and related fields. Notes can be displayed expanded or collapsed)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Add a table

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Ctrl + O

when one table is selected Edit a table

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Del

when one or more tables are selected Delete a table

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Add a relationship

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Ctrl + O

when one relationship is selected  Edit a relationship

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Del

when one or more relationships are selected  Delete a relationship

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Add a text note

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Ctrl + D,

or Ctrl while dragging  Duplicate a selection

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Ctrl + R

Change to Pointer mode

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Ctrl + =

(equals)  Change to Zoom In mode

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Note Alt +

temporarily changes to Zoom Out mode.

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Ctrl + -

Change to Zoom Out mode

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Note Alt +

temporarily changes to Zoom In mode.

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Ctrl + N

Change to Note mode

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⭾ Tab

Move the selection from the relationships graph to the command buttons and proceed from left to right

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↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move the selection through the command buttons from right to left and to the relationships graph from the Add Table command

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Ctrl + I

Snap to fit

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Ctrl + E

Turn page guides on and off

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Display print setup options

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⭾ Tab,

Left Arrow, Right Arrow  Select a different button

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Space

Issue a selected command button

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⤶ Enter

or Space bar to display the menu, Up Arrow or Down Arrow to make a selection in the menu, then Enter to issue the command Issue a command in a selected button’s menu

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Ctrl + Z

Undo the last command

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F5

Step Over command

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F6

Step Into command

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F7

Step Out command

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Alt + F8

Run to Breakpoint command

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Ctrl + F8

Halt Script command

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F5

Set Next Step command

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Ctrl + F9

Set/Clear Breakpoint command (toggle the breakpoint)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F9

Remove Breakpoints command

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Ctrl + F10

Edit Script command

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Ctrl + C

Copy

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Ctrl + X

Cut

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Ctrl + V

Paste

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Ctrl + D

Duplicate

Use the following keyboard shortcuts for buttons on alert messages
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Esc

Cancel

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⤶ Enter

Save

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Alt + D

Don’t Save

Scroll wheel support (Windows)
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Ctrl +

Enlarge or reduce the image on your screen (zoom in or out)

To get more information about mouse wheel behavior, please refer to FileMaker documentation.

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Program information

Program name: FileMaker FileMaker (Developer tools)

FileMaker is a relational database program developed by Apple subsidiary FileMaker Inc. It provides functions like dragging elements into layouts, screens, forms for modifying databases. It was evolved from being a DOS application and today used on OS X, macOS, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, iOS

Web page: http://www.filemaker.com

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 81%

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Shortcut count: 145

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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