What is Ctrl + F keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 240 programs in our database.

General description for this shortcut: Generally starts a text search or search.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Krita 4.2.2 - Apply filter again
  2. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Displays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Find tab selected
  3. Microsoft Word 2019 - Open the search box in the Navigation task pane
  4. League of Legends - Toggle the numeric frames-per-second and latency display
  5. Opera - Find text

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


1Password - Find items.

1Password - Find items.

Arch Linux - Move cursor one character to the right

Ardour - Toggle playhead tracking

Audacity - Fit In Window

EasyWorship - Open the Alerts window, select the Foldback tab, and open the New simple message alert (Foldback) window

E-Sword - Find Editors only

Firefox Quantum - Find

Foxit PDF Reader 2.0 - Find Text

GoldWave - Pastes the clipboard into the sound at the finish marker's position.

Google Chrome - or F3  Open the Find Bar to search the current page

Maxthon - Find on current page

Microsoft Edge - Find on page

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Find something on this page

Mozilla Thunderbird - Find text in current message

Mozilla Thunderbird - Find and replace text in current message

Mozilla Thunderbird - Address book quick filter

OBS Studio - Fit to screen

Opera - Find text

Opera - Search while viewing help page

Quicken 2018 - Find a transaction

Roll20 - Brush tool

Skype - Search contacts and messages

Skype - Search contacts and messages

Steam - Search for a game

uTorrent - Filter torrents

Vivaldi - Find in page

Windows 10 Maps - Search

Wunderlist - Search

Text editing


Ace Editor - Find

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Find box (use F6 to jump between window elements to get back to the document)

Bluefish - Find/Replace

Brackets - Find

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Find into the Selected Node Content

Dropbox Paper - Find and replace

FocusWriter - Find

gedit - Find a string

GNU Emacs - Character - forward

KompoZer - Find

Metapad - Find

Microsoft FrontPage - Find text or HTML on a Web page.

Microsoft OneNote - Open a search box to search all currently open notebooks

Microsoft Word 2019 - Open the search box in the Navigation task pane

Most used text editing - Opens find text dialog in most applications

Nano - Go forward one character

Notepad - Find

Notepad2 - Find

Nuance Power PDF - Open search document window

PDF-XChange Editor - Find

PSPad - Find...

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Find dialog

Sublime Text - Find

TextRoom - Find

WinMerge - Find text (opens Find dialog)

Wordpad - Search for text in a document

WordPerfect X8 - Find and Replace

WriteMonkey - Find

Xodo - Find

Zim - Find in the current page

Zim - Search in the page list as shown

Imaging


ACDSee - Opens the Batch Convert File Format dialog box

Adobe Illustrator - Paste in front

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Find photo in the Library module

Adobe Photoshop CC - Search across Photoshop UI, Help & Learn content, and Adobe Stock assets. For more information, see Photoshop search.

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Find...

Affinity Photo - Repeat Filter

ArtRage Studio Pro - Redo Last Filter

AutoCAD - Toggle running object snaps

Blender - Faces menu

Corel Painter - Fill

DraftSight 2019 - Find and replace Text in Notes, Annotations, and Dimension Text

GIMP - Repeat last plug-in

Gmsh 4.1.4 - Enter full screen

Inkscape - Find

IrfanView - Find

Krita 4.2.2 - Apply filter again

LDView - Zoom to fit

Nuke - Full Screen

Paint.NET - Repeat last effect

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Selections float

PhotoScape - Film effect

PowerDirector 17 - Fast forward

QCad 3.22.0 - Find / Replace

Siemens NX - Fit

System tools


Bash (Unix shell) - Go right one character

Everything - Focus and highlight the search edit

iTerm2 - Move forward one character

KDE Plasma Desktop - Find

PhraseExpress - Open the QuickSearch popup

Registry Editor - Find

Developer tools


Android Studio - Find

App Maker - Find within the code editor

Atom (Windows) - Open the Find/Replace panel

Atom (Windows) - native!

Atom (Windows) - (Source: Find And Replace) find-and-replace:show

Autodesk Stingray - (in Asset Browser) Search in Asset Browser

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Windows) - Find

Chrome DevTools - Search for text within the current panel

CodeMirror - Find

CoffeeCup HTML Editor - Find

Delphi - Find

Eclipse - Open find and replace dialog box

FileMaker - Find mode

Git Tower (Windows) - Fetch

Glitch - Find text

HeidiSQL - Find text

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Find

IPython Shell - Move cursor forward one character

jEdit - Open search and replace dialog box.

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Find

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Edit.Find

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

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - Edit.Find

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Find

NetBeans - Find in file

Notepad++ - Launch find dialog

PyCharm 2018.2 - Initiate text search.

PyCharm 2018.2 - Initiate text search.

Python IDLE for Windows - Open a search dialog box with many options

Qt Creator - Find and replace

Roblox Studio - Find in script

RStudio - Find and Replace

SAP ABAP - Find / Replace text

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Display the Find dialog box

SQL Server Profiler - Open Find dialog box

SQLyog - Find (SQL Window/Result Window And Table Data In Text Mode/Blob Viewer)

Toad For Oracle (Windows) - Find text

Unity - Find

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Find

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Find

Windows PowerShell ISE - (Script pane) Find in Script

WinHex - Find text

winIDEA - Find the specified text

Web applications


Chromebook and Chrome OS - Search the current page

Shopify - Find

TinyMCE - Find

Twitch - Full screen view. Press Esc to return to normal size

Twitch - Full screen view. Press Esc to return to normal size

WhatsApp Web and Desktop - Search

Yahoo Mail - Switches to expanded view from side by side mode

File manager


Far Manager - Full file name from the active panel, Ctrl + : from passive

File Explorer - Select the search box

Mp3tag - Favorite directory

Multi Commander - Set View filter

Multi Commander - Show / Hide Search window

PeaZip - Forward in history

WinNc - Find files

WinRAR - Add to favorites

Xyplorer - Find Files: open find files tab if not visible anyway

Xyplorer - Opens Find Text dialog.

Media player


AIMP - Advanced search

Amarok (Windows) - Activate Search Bar

foobar2000 - Search

GOM Player - Forward 10 sec

iTunes 11 for Windows - Select the search field

KMPlayer - Open folder

MediaMonkey - Search

Microsoft Groove - Skip to next song

MusicBee - Custom search

PotPlayer 1.7 - Manage filters...

SMPlayer 19.5.0 - Open file

Spotify - Filter (For Songs and Playlists)

Tidal - Search

VLC Media Player - Open browse folder menu

Windows Media Player 11 - Play the previous song

Windows Media Player 11 - Play the previous video

Games


ChessBase 13 - Call up search mask to define search

ChessBase 13 - Flip board

ChessBase 13 - Search for games in selected database

Don't Starve (PC) - Auto-attack neutral creatures (pigs, beefalos)

Flyff - Toggle frame rate display

League of Legends - Toggle the numeric frames-per-second and latency display

Open Rails 0.6.2 - Control firing

Tibia - Switch to fullscreen mode or back to windowed mode

Social & Messaging


Claws Mail - Find in current message...

Claws Mail - Move a character forward

eM Client - Forward email

eM Client - Find and replace dialog box

NewsBin Pro - Load NZB file

Slack - Search the current channel or conversation

Telegram - Search selected chat

Security


Comodo IceDragon - Find

Comodo IceDragon - Find within page

Dashlane - Find item

Kaspersky Internet Security - Run a search

KeePass - Find

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 - Search in Browser

Accounting CS - Find (unhides the Find toolbar when it is hidden)

ActivePresenter 7 - Find

Aegisub - Search for text in the subtitles

AutoQuotes - Find in spreadsheet

Bluebeam Revu - Search

CintaNotes 3.13 - Move focus to the search box.

Evernote for Windows - Find Within Note

Evolution - Forward selection

Final Draft 11 (Windows) - Find

Freemind - Find

Google Sheets - Find

Google Sheets (Android) - Find

Google Translator Toolkit - Find and replace

Kindle for PC - Search

Lacerte - Find text

LibreOffice - Activates the Find toolbar

Logo Accounting - Search

Microsoft Access 2019 - Open the Find tab in the Find and Replace dialog box in the Datasheet view or Form view

Microsoft Access 2019 - Go to the Navigation PaneSearch box (if the focus is already on the Navigation Pane)

Microsoft Access 2019 - Open the Find tab in the Find and Replace dialog box (Datasheet view and Form view only)

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Displays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Find tab selected

Microsoft Sticky Notes - Search

MindMeister - Find topic

MYOB AccountRight - Cards list

Nimbus Note - Search in notes

Oracle RightNow - Forward

Oracle RightNow - Find (in an explorer)

Oracle RightNow - Forward (from a report)

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Forward

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Forward a message

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Forward

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Create a message with selected contact as subject

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Forward a task as an attachment

QuickBooks Desktop - Find

Relativity - Find

Sumatra PDF - Find text

Tableau - Activate the find command in the Data pane

The Bat! - Refilter messages

The Bat! - Find text

Todoist - Open search (Windows 10)

Todoist - Open search

Virtual DJ 2018 - Search

WPS Office - Displays the Find dialog box

Xactimate - Fence

Scientific


Alteryx - Show the Find Tool window

GeoGebra - Refresh Views

KiCad 5.0.2 - Find item

KiCad 5.0.2 - Find Item

KiCad 5.0.2 - Run FpEditor

Maple - Find/Replace

Maple - Cursor Right

Solidworks 2019 - Find / replace

Tekla Structures 20 - Open component catalog


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