What is Ctrl + [ keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 92 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Discord - Start call in private message or group
  2. Krita 4.2.2 - Rotate canvas left
  3. Microsoft Word 2019 - Decrease the font size by 1 point
  4. Opera - Go to previous page in history
  5. AutoCAD - Cancel current command

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Audacity - Go to Selection Start

Camtasia - Previous marker

GoldWave - Plays three seconds of audio after the start marker.

Mozilla Thunderbird - Decrease indent

Opera - Go to previous page in history

Text editing


Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Zoom in / out

Brackets - Unindent

Brackets - Previous Document in List.

KompoZer - Increase Indent

Microsoft FrontPage - Go to definition of function.

Microsoft Word 2019 - Decrease the font size by 1 point

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Current editor back

Sublime Text - Un-indent current line(s)

Xodo - Jump back

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator - Send a selection backward

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Adobe Photoshop CC - Rotate image right

Adobe Photoshop CC - Move target layer down/up

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Send Backward

Adobe XD (Windows) - Send Backward

Affinity Photo - Move Back One

AutoCAD - Cancel current command

Canva (Windows) - Arrange element backward

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Reduce opacity

Corel Painter - Set shape attributes

Easel - Move object backward

Inkscape - rotate selection by 90 degrees

Inkscape - rotate left handle by the angle step

Inkscape - rotate right handle by the angle step

Inkscape - rotate character(s) by 90 degrees

Krita 3.0 - Rotate left

Krita 4.2.2 - Rotate canvas left

Nuke - Load previous script

PhotoDirector 10 - Rotate photo 90 degrees left

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Fit timeline to window

System tools


ZOC 7.23 - Send ^[ (hex 1B)

ZOC 7.23 - Send ^_ (hex 1F)

Developer tools


Android Studio - Move to code block start

App Maker - Remove one indent from the line or selection

Atom (Windows) - editor:outdent-selected-rows

Atom (Windows) - (Source: Tree View) tree-view:collapse-directory

Chrome DevTools - Focus the previous panel

CodeMirror - Dedent the current line or selection by one indent unit

DBeaver 6.0.3 - Open SQL editor for current connection (***). Shows script selector popup

Eclipse - Collapse / expand current method or class

FileMaker - Align left

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Move to code block start

jEdit - Select code block.

JS Bin - Indent selected lines

Jupyter Notebook - Dedent

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Decrease indent

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Image.PreviousColor

NetBeans - Move caret to matching bracket

Nuclide (Mac) - Collapse the current directory.

PyCharm 2018.2 - Move the caret to the current code block start, highlighting the block limits.

PyCharm 2018.2 - Navigate to the start of the current code block.

Qt Creator - Go to block start

Qt Creator - Switch to background

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Indent/outdent line

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Indent/outdent line

Web applications


FastMail - Remove quote

Gmail - Indent less

Zoho Mail - Previous tab

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC - Rotate 90° counter clockwise

WinSCP - Copy current local path to the clipboard

Media player


iTunes 11 for Windows - Go to previous page in the iTunes Store

PotPlayer 1.7 - Move point A 0.1 second backward

Social & Messaging


Discord - Start call in private message or group

Zimbra Web Client - Select previous unread message

Productivity


ActivePresenter 7 - Decrease font size

ActivePresenter 7 - Decrease font size

Bluebeam Revu - Send backward

Figma - Send backward

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Send object back one position

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Decrease font size

REAPER - Item navigation: Move cursor left to edge of item

The Bat! - Convert current word to upper case

Things (iPad) - Start date -1 day

Things (Mac) - Start date -1 day

Wrike - Moves a task one level up in task hierarchy (ex: subtask to task)


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