What is Ctrl + H keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 154 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. Krita 4.2.2 - Display selection
  2. Krita 4.2.2 - Line height
  3. PuTTY - Same as backspace
  4. Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) - Hide the pointer and navigation button immediately
  5. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Displays the Find and Replace dialog box, with the Replace tab selected

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


E-Sword - Highlight Scripture

Exact Audio Copy - Shuffle

Firefox Quantum - History sidebar

Google Chrome - Open the History page in a new tab

Maxthon - Toggle the History sidebar

Microsoft Edge - Open history pane

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Open browsing history

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - View history

Mozilla Thunderbird - Find and replace text in current message

Opera - Hide Opera

Quicken 2018 - Replace a transaction

Skype - Open Help in default browser

Skype - Open Help in default browser

Ubuntu - Display hidden files in file manager

Vivaldi - History

Windows 10 Maps - Share

Windows Calculator - Turn calculation history on or off

Text editing

Ace Editor - Replace

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Toggle Reading Mode (hide menu bar and toolbar)

Bluefish - Replace...

Brackets - Replace

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Replace into the Selected Node Content

FocusWriter - Find and replace

gedit - Search and Replace

LibreOffice Writer - Find and Replace

Metapad - Replace

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

Microsoft Word 2019 - Replace text, specific formatting, and special item.

Nano - Delete the character to the left of the cursor

Notepad - Replace

Notepad2 - Replace

PSPad - Replace...

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Replace and find next

Sublime Text - Replace

TextMate - Search on apache.org

TreePad Lite - Follow hyperlink

WinMerge - Replace text (opens Replace dialog)

Wordpad - Replace text in a document

WriteMonkey - Find and replace

Zim - Find and Replace


Adobe Illustrator - Show document template

Adobe Photoshop CC - Hide selection and planes

Adobe Photoshop CC - Show/Hide selection on selected type

Affinity Photo - Hide Workspace

ArtRage Studio Pro - Hide ArtRage Window

AutoCAD - Toggle Pick Style

Blender - Restrict selected from render

Blender - Hooks menu

DraftSight 2019 - Toggle group selection

GIMP - Anchor layer

IrfanView - Original size (reset zoom)

Krita 3.0 - Display selection

Krita 4.2.2 - Display selection

Krita 4.2.2 - Line height

LDCad - Undo the last selection hide

LightWave 3D - Polygons selection mode

MyPaint - Show help

MyPaint - Show contextual help

Paint.NET - Rotate 90° (clockwise)

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Selections modify feather

Shotcut - Toggle Hide track

Shotcut (Mac) - Toggle Hide track

Siemens NX - Edit section

System tools

Bash (Unix shell) - Delete the character before the cursor

Everything - Show all search history

PhraseExpress - Open the Find & Replace dialog

Developer tools

Android Studio - Open type hierarchy

App Maker - Global Search

Atom (Windows) - native!

CoffeeCup HTML Editor - Replace

Delphi - Replace Dialog

Eclipse - Search Workspace (Java search, Task search, and File search)

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Type hierarchy

jEdit - Find previous.

Komodo Edit - Find and replace

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

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

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Timeline.Hide (Blend only)

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

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Replace

NetBeans - Replace in file

Notepad++ - Launch find and replace dialog

PyCharm 2018.2 - Browse hierarchy for the selected class class.

Python IDLE for Windows - Open a search dialog box for searching files

Qt Creator - Lay out horizontally

Roblox Studio - Find and replace

SAP ABAP - Open search dialog

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

SQLyog - Replace

Unreal Engine - Unhide all hidden objects

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Replace

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Replace

Windows PowerShell ISE - (Script pane) Replace in Script

WinHex - Replace text

Web applications

Chromebook and Chrome OS - Open the History page

Joomla - Admin Control Panel

File manager

Adobe Bridge CC - Hide

Mp3tag - Add directory

PeaZip - Display history

PuTTY - Same as backspace

WinRAR - File list - Flat folders view

WinSCP - Open home directory

Xyplorer - Hotlist...

Xyplorer - Show Histogram

Media player

Amarok (Windows) - Shuffle Playlist

Clementine - Shuffle playlist

Microsoft Groove - Shuffle on or off

mpv - Cycle hardware decoding

PotPlayer 1.7 - Deblock

Tidal - Home

VLC Media Player - Hide Control

Winamp - Show recently played files/streams

Windows Media Player 11 - Turn shuffle on or off


Assetto Corsa - Show/hide apps

Don't Starve (PC) - Hide HUD

FlightGear - Toggle heading hold

Tibia - Get online help for the client

Social & Messaging

Claws Mail - Show all message headers

Claws Mail - Delete a character backward

Zimbra Web Client - HTML / text format

Zimbra Web Client - HTML / text format


Comodo IceDragon - History sidebar


ActivePresenter 7 - Replace

Aegisub - Find and replace words in subtitles

AutoQuotes - Hide inactive

Basecamp - Delete backward

Bluebeam Revu - Split view horizontal

CintaNotes 3.13 - Toggle various formatting on currently selected text.

Confluence - Find / Replace

draw.io - Reset view

Evernote for Windows - Replace Within Note

FL Studio 20 - Stop sound (panic)

Freemind - Export branch to HTML

Google Sheets - Find and replace

Google Sheets (Android) - Find and replace

Grafana - Hide row controls

Lacerte - Open Calendar

LibreOffice - Calls the Find & Replace dialog

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

Microsoft Access 2019 - Open the Replace 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 Replace tab selected

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) - Hide the pointer and navigation button immediately

MYOB AccountRight - Spend money

Nimbus Note - Insert horizontal rule

Notezilla - Hide note

Oracle EBS Forms - Help

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Find and replace text, symbols, or some formatting commands when in the Reading pane or in an open item

QuickBooks Desktop - Transaction history (used inside a transaction)

Tableau - Switch in and out of Presentation Mode

Tableau (Mac) - Switch in and out of Presentation Mode

WPS Office - Displays the Replace dialog box


KiCad 5.0.2 - Add global label

Maple - Backspace (to Left of Cursor)

Tekla Structures 20 - Phase manager

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