What is Ctrl + K keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 160 programs in our database.

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What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Discord - Find or start a direct message
  2. PuTTY - Clear the line after cursor
  3. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Open the Insert hyperlink dialog
  4. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Displays the Insert Hyperlink dialog box for new hyperlinks or the Edit Hyperlinkdialog box for selected existing hyperlinks
  5. Microsoft Word 2019 - Insert a hyperlink

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Arch Linux - Cut everything from the cursor to end of the line

Ardour - Trim region to start of next region

Audacity - Delete

Firefox Quantum - Focus search bar

Foxit PDF Reader 2.0 - Preferences

GoldWave - Overwrites the selection with the sound in the clipboard.

Google Chrome - Search from anywhere on the page

Maxthon - Close all tabs except the current one

Microsoft Edge - Duplicate tab

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Duplicate tab

Mozilla Thunderbird - Search all messages (global full text search in all accounts)

Mozilla Thunderbird - Insert link

Opera - Check e-mail

Quicken 2018 - Go to the Calendar

Roll20 - Switch to GM layer

Vivaldi - Focus search field

Text editing


Ace Editor - Find next

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Preferences

Brackets - Quick Docs

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Delete the Current Row/Selected Rows

Dropbox Paper - Link

FocusWriter - Strikethrough

GNU Emacs - Line (to end of) - forward

KompoZer - Start Spell Check

Metapad - Show hyperlinks

Microsoft FrontPage - Create a hyperlink (hyperlink: Colored and underlined text or a graphic that you click to go to a file, a location in a file, a Web page on the World Wide Web, or a Web page on an intranet. Hyperlinks can also go to newsgroups and to Gopher, Telnet, and FTP sites.) on a Web page.

Microsoft OneNote - Insert a hyperlink

Microsoft Word 2019 - Insert a hyperlink

Nano - Cut the current line and store it in the cut buffer

Notepad2 - Swap

Nuance Power PDF - Open preferences console

PDF-XChange Editor - Preferences

PSPad - Reformat (paragraph=blank line)

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Split at the selection

Zim - Make selected text strike-trough

Imaging


Adobe Animate CC (Windows) - Align Window

Adobe Animate CC (Windows) - Show or hide the Align panel

Adobe Illustrator - Open the Preferences dialog box

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Add keywords

Adobe Photoshop CC - Camera Raw preferences

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Add Edit

Adobe XD (Windows) - Make Symbol

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Preferences [Windows]

Corel Painter - (Windows) Kaleidoscope tool

Corel Painter - Preferences  > General

Corel Painter (Mac) - (Windows) Kaleidoscope tool

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Break Apart

DraftSight 2019 - Attach a hyperlink to entities or modify an existing hyperlink

GIMP - Clears selection

Inkscape - Combine paths. This is different from grouping in that combined paths create one object. This is different from Union in that overlapping areas are not affected. Whether overlapping areas are filled is controlled by the Fill: winding/alternating switch on the Fill & Stroke dialog

IrfanView - Open Adobe filters dialog (plugin required)

LightWave 3D - Spin quads

LightWave 3D - Bone twist

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Edit mask

Simplify3D - Cross selection

Windows Movie Maker - Stop playback on the storyboard/timeline

System tools


Bash (Unix shell) - Cut the part of the line after the cursor and add it to the clipboard

Cisco IOS - Delete all characters from the cursor to the end of the command line

iTerm2 - Copy text in Copy Mode

PRTG Network Monitor - Edit > Scan now

Developer tools


Android Studio - Commit project to VCS

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Windows) - Find Next

CodeMirror - Emacs-style line killing. Deletes the part of the line after the cursor. If that consists only of whitespace, the newline at the end of the line is also deleted

Eclipse - Find previous occurence of the search term

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Commit project to VCS

IPython Shell - Cut text from cursor to end of line

jEdit - Go to marker with shortcut key, and move the marker to the previous caret position.

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Clear current query

Mode SQL Editor (Mac) - Remove to line end

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Find next

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Link

NetBeans - Next word match

Notepad++ - Toggle single line comment

Qt Creator - Activate Locator

RStudio - Yank line after cursor

RStudio (Mac) - Delete to Line End

RStudio (Mac) - Yank line after cursor

SAP ABAP - Find Next

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + W: Display the Bookmarks Window

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then CtrlA: Swaps the anchor and end points of the current selection

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + K: Set or remove a bookmark at the current line

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + N  Next bookmark

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + P:  Previous bookmark

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + L: Clear bookmarks

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + C:  Make the selected text a comment

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + U:  Uncomment the selected text

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then C: Delete whitespace in the selection, or deletes whitespace adjacent to the cursor if there is no selection

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + D: Applies the indenting and space formatting for the language specified on the Formatting pane of the language in the Text Editor section of the Options dialog. Available only in the text editor

SQLyog - Query Builder

Unreal Engine - Find in blueprint

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - S Save All

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - then Enter: Keep preview mode editor open

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - V Open Markdown preview to the side

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Z Zen Mode (Esc Esc to exit)

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - F Close folder

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - S Save All

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Enter Keep preview mode editor open

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - V Open Markdown preview to the side

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Z Zen Mode (Esc Esc to exit)

WinHex - Go to marker

Web applications


Chromebook and Chrome OS - Perform a Google search

FastMail - Add/remove link

Gmail - Insert a link

Joomla - Cancel/Close

TinyMCE - Insert link

Webflow - Quick find

WordPress - Insert/edit link

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC - Preferences

Mp3tag - Auto-numbering wizard

PuTTY - Clear the line after cursor

WinSCP - Download (when remote panel is active) or Upload (when local panel is active)

Media player


AIMP - Audio Converter

Clementine - Clear Playlist

KMPlayer - Open Video CD

PotPlayer 1.7 - Open digital TV (BDA device)

Winamp - Open visualization plug-in section

Games


ChessBase 13 - ¢ King

ChessBase 13 - Show openings key of the selected database

Tibia - Assign texts, spells or actions to hotkeys

Social & Messaging


Cisco Jabber - End calls

Cisco Webex - Assign privileges to participants

Claws Mail - Delete to end of line

Discord - Find or start a direct message

Medium - Link

Slack - Quick switcher

Telegram - Create or edit a custom link

Tumblr - Link

Zimbra Web Client - Go to previous tab

Zimbra Web Client - Add hyperlink dialog box

Security


Comodo IceDragon - Search bar - Easily choose your favorite search engine

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 - Toggle Key Map Mode

AutoQuotes - Custom item

Bluebeam Revu - Preferences

CintaNotes 3.13 - Toggle various formatting on currently selected text.

Confluence - Insert link

draw.io - Insert rectangle

Evernote for Windows - Add Hyperlink

Freemind - Set link by text entry

Google Sheets - Insert link

Google Sheets (Android) - Insert link

Google Translator Toolkit - Select previous unit

Guitar Pro - Key signature

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Open the Insert hyperlink dialog

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Displays the Insert Hyperlink dialog box for new hyperlinks or the Edit Hyperlinkdialog box for selected existing hyperlinks

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Insert a hyperlink

MYOB AccountRight - Bank register

Nimbus Note - Insert hyperlink

Notezilla - Strikethrough

Oracle EBS Forms - Show shortcut keys

Oracle PeopleTools - On a search or transaction page, displays a list of keyboard navigation hot keys and access keys.

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Check names

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Check names

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Insert a hyperlink

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Insert or edit a hyperlink in the body of an item

QuickBooks Desktop - QuickBooks Service Keys (Payroll)

WPS Office - Displays the Hyperlink dialog box to insert new hyperlinks or edit existing hyperlinks

Xactimate - Go to Sketch

Scientific


Maple - Insert Execution Group Before Cursor

Maple - Clear to the End of Line

Tekla Structures 20 - Show / hide mini toolbar


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