mIRC keyboard shortcuts

mIRC

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
21 days ago
- Shortcuts
↑   Shift +

Use this shortcut on a line in the Channels List window to join the channel minimized

↑  ↓

Browse the command line history buffer for a single-line editbox

Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Browse the command line history buffer for a multi-line editbox

Page Up / Down

Browse the scrollback buffer of a window a page at a time

Ctrl + Page Up / Down

Browse the scrollback buffer of a window a line at a time

Ctrl + Home

(in an editbox, when editing text) Move the cursor in the text to start of the editbox

Ctrl + End

(in an editbox, when editing text) Move the cursor in the text to end of the editbox

Ctrl + Home

(in an editbox, when there is no text) Move the scrollback buffer of a window to the top

Ctrl + End

(in an editbox, when there is no text) Move the scrollback buffer of a window to the bottom

Alt + ⤶ Enter

In a multi-line editbox this moves the cursor to the next line allowing you to enter several separate lines

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

If you want to send information beginning with the / command prefix and you want it to be sent as normal text instead of interpreted as a command, hold down the Ctrl key when you press enter

Ctrl + B

Bold

Ctrl + I

Italic

Ctrl + U

Underlined

Ctrl + R

Reverse text

Ctrl + K

Colored text

Ctrl + O

Plain text

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Switch between editbox and the nickname listbox in a channel window

F1

Show context sensitive help

↑   Shift + F1

Display Keyword search dialog for the help file

Ctrl + F

In status/channel/query/etc. windows, opens a text search dialog

Ctrl + L

Scroll back text in a window to the Line Marker

Alt +

Show / hide all buttons associated with the status window. New windows will always have their buttons displayed even if the hide option is on. You can use Alt + F1 to show/hide buttons

↑   Shift +

Close the window associated with the switchbar button

Ctrl +

Minimize the window associated with the switchbar button

⭾ Tab

When editbox is empty, insert "/msg nickname" into editbox, where nickname is last person that sent you a message

Ctrl + D

Remove a nickname from the Tab key nickname list

Ctrl +

(while copying) Copy text with control codes

↑   Shift +

(while copying) Copy text with line-breaks as it appears in a window

Ctrl +

(while clicking the Connect toolbar button) Use the next server in the list

↑   Shift +

(while clicking the Connect toolbar button) Connect to the current server using the same port instead of a randomly selected port

Ctrl + T

Toggle focus between Treebar and the currently active window

Alt + 1 - 9

Display the Nth window listed in your Window menu

Alt + 0

(in mIRC desktop window) Jump to the main mIRC window

Alt + Q

Show or hide the second editbox in a channel window

Alt + X

Toggle the maximized state of the active window

Alt + Z

Close the active window, if enabled in the Keys dialog

Ctrl +

(click minimize) Minimizes mIRC and asks you for a Lock password

Ctrl + N

Cycle through channel windows

Ctrl + Q

Cycle through query windows

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Cycle through all windows, as set in the Keys dialog

Esc

Quickly minimizes the active window. It must be turned on in the Other dialog

↑   Shift +

(click minimize) Minimizes mIRC in a way opposite to that selected in the Tray dialog

↑   Shift +

You can roll/unroll a window by holding the shift-key and clicking your right mouse button on the window titlebar.


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Program information

Program name: mIRC mIRC (Social & Messaging)

mIRC is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) software for Windows. Initially released in February 1995, it is described as "one of the most popular IRC clients available for Windows".

Web page: mirc.com

Last update: 23 Jun 2020

Shortcut count: 44

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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