Python IDLE for Windows keyboard shortcuts

Python IDLE for Windows

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + N

Create a new editing window

Ctrl + O

Open an existing file

Alt + M

Open module

Alt + C

Show classes and methods in current file

Ctrl + S

Save current window to the associated file

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save current window to a new file, which becomes the associated file

Alt + ↑   Shift + S

Save current window to different file without changing the associated file

Ctrl + P

Print window

Alt + F4

Close current window

Ctrl + Q

Close all windows and quit IDLE (asks to save if unsaved)

Ctrl + Z

Undo last change to current window (max 1000 changes)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo last undone change to current window

Ctrl + X

Copy selection into system-wide clipboard; then delete selection

Ctrl + C

Copy selection into system-wide clipboard

Ctrl + V

Insert system-wide clipboard into window

Ctrl + A

Select the entire contents of the edit buffer

Ctrl + F

Open a search dialog box with many options

Ctrl + G

Repeat last search

Ctrl + F3

Find selection

Alt + F3

Find in files

Ctrl + H

Open a search dialog box for searching files

Alt + G

Go to line

Ctrl + \

Show call tip

Ctrl + 0

Show surrounding parents

Ctrl + Space

Show completions

Ctrl + B


or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F10

Run the program

Alt + X

Check module

Alt + 3

Comment region

Alt + 4

Uncomment region

Alt + 5

Tabify region

Alt + 6

Untabify region

Ctrl + /

Toggle auto coloring

Alt + T

Toggle tabs

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Program information

Program name: Python IDLE for Windows Python IDLE for Windows (Developer tools)

IDLE is an integrated development environment for Python. It is bundled with default implementation of the language and completely written in Python.

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Last update: 09 Jan 2020

Shortcut count: 35

How easy to press shortcuts: 82%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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