What is Ctrl + Alt + A keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 32 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. KDE Plasma Desktop - Activate Window Demanding Attention
  2. Adobe Photoshop CC - Select all layers
  3. Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - View.CommandWindow
  4. KeePass - Global auto-type
  5. Nuke - Select all in track

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

Text editing


CherryTree 0.38.8 - Insert an Anchor

Microsoft OneNote - Start new audio recording

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator - Select artwork in active artboard

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Select flagged photos

Adobe Photoshop CC - Select all layers

Affinity Photo - Select All Layers

ArtRage Studio Pro - Select Layer Contents

HitFilm - New plane

Inkscape - select all (all layers)

Inkscape - select all nodes in path

Nuke - Select all in track

Nuke - (on a node) Select all nodes in node tree

PhotoDirector 10 - Toggle alternative mode on / off (secondary monitor only)

Sweet Home 3D - Display all levels

System tools


ClipIt - Actions

KDE Plasma Desktop - Activate Window Demanding Attention

Developer tools


Delphi - Adds current date to source code

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Get dashboard LookML

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Get dashboard LookML

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - View.CommandWindow

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC - Clear filters

Media player


MediaMonkey - View album art (toggle)

PotPlayer 1.7 - Cycle playback finished action

Winamp - Toggle always on top for playlist editor

Social & Messaging


Android Messages on Web - Attach files

Cisco Webex - Share an application

Security


KeePass - Global auto-type

Productivity


Evernote for Windows - Switch to another user

Melodyne 4 - Paste attack at cursor and split note

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Expand the search to include All Mail Items, All Calendar Items, or All Contact Items, depending on the module you are in

Todoist - Quickly add a task

WavePad - Select None


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