What is Ctrl + L keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 204 programs in our database.

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What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Krita 4.2.2 - Levels…
  2. PuTTY - Clear the screen (similar to the clear command)
  3. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Display the Create Table dialog box
  4. Microsoft Word 2019 - Left align a paragraph
  5. League of Legends - Cycle through minion health bar views

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


1Password - View the selected password in Large Type.

Arch Linux - Clear the screen

Ardour - Select all in loop range

Audacity - Remove Special > Silence Audio

EasyWorship - Toggle the Logo on and off

E-Sword - Lookup Reference

Firefox Quantum - Select Location Bar

Google Chrome - Jump to the address bar

Maxthon - Open a URL

Microsoft Edge - Select the URL in the address bar

Microsoft Photos App - Set as lock screen

Mozilla Thunderbird - Forward message

Opera - Left-adjust text in form

Opera - Set focus to address field

qBittorrent - Lock qBittorrent

Quicken 2018 - Go to the Tag List

Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Clear the terminal. It does the same thing as typing clear in the command line

Vivaldi - Focus address field

Vuze - Popup 'Open URL' window

Windows 10 Maps - Move focus to map

Windows Calculator - Clear memory

Text editing

Ace Editor - Go to line

Bluefish - Go to line

Brackets - To Lower Case

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Insert a Link/Edit the Underlying Link

Evince 3.32 - (then type page number and press Enter) Go to page number.

gedit - Convert the selected text to lower case

GNU Emacs - Redraw garbaged screen

GNU Emacs - Scroll current line to center, top, bottom

Joplin - Toggle editor layout

KompoZer - Insert/Edit Link

LibreOffice Writer - Align Left

Microsoft FrontPage - AutoComplete.

Microsoft FrontPage - Left align a paragraph.

Microsoft OneNote - Left-align the selected paragraph

Microsoft Word 2019 - Left align a paragraph

Nano - Refresh (redraw) the current screen

Notepad2 - Launch document

Nuance Power PDF - Toggle between full screen and previous zoom value

PDF-XChange Editor - Align text to the left.

PDF-XChange Editor - Show/Hide the Layers pane

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Align left

Sublime Text - Select line - Repeat to select next lines

TextRoom - Align left

Wordpad - Align text left

WordPerfect X8 - Justift Left

WriteMonkey - Select line Repeat to select next line

ZenWriter 2 - Left alignment

Zim - Link selected text (follow selected text as link when read-only)

Zim - Insert a link to the selected page


Adobe Animate CC (Windows) - Show / hide library

Adobe Animate CC (Windows) - Show or hide the Library panel for this document

Adobe Dimension CC (Windows) - Lock/Unlock

Adobe Illustrator - Add a layer

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Toggle filters on/off

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Loop

Adobe XD (Windows) - Lock/Unlock

Affinity Photo - Levels (Adjustment)

ArtRage Studio Pro - Add New Layer

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Add layer (layers mode)

Blender - Make Links menu

Corel Painter - Load nozzle

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Combine

DraftSight 2019 - Toggle ortho mode during command execution

GIMP - Layers

Gmsh 4.1.4 - Show message console

Inkscape - Simplify

Krita 3.0 - Levels

Krita 4.2.2 - Levels…

Krita 4.2.2 - Light

LDView - Parts list

Nuke - Toggle Unlocked/Locked/Interactive Camera or Light

Nuke - Copy Links

Paint.NET - Levels

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Paste as new layer

PowerDirector 17 - Left-align text

Shotcut - Toggle Lock track

Shotcut (Mac) - Toggle Lock track

Siemens NX - Layer settings

Simplify3D - Place surface on bed

Tinkercad - Lock selection

System tools

Bash (Unix shell) - Clear the screen

Cisco IOS - Reprint the line

FastStone Capture 9.2 - Adjust lighting

iTerm2 - Clear window

KDE Plasma Desktop - Replace Location

PRTG Network Monitor - View > Large single graph

SyncBack - View log

VirtualBox 6.0 - Show Log...

Developer tools

Atom (Windows) - Select the entire line the cursor's current position is in

Atom (Windows) - editor:select-line

Chrome DevTools - Clear the console

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Line cut.

CoffeeCup HTML Editor - Insert link

Delphi - Find again

Eclipse - Jump to line number

FBIde - Select line, or select a next line

FileMaker - Layout mode

FileMaker - Calculation

Free Pascal IDE - Search again

HeidiSQL - Lowercase block

jEdit - Go to line.

JS Bin - Clear the console

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - OtherContextMenus.DbTableContext.Add.Column

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Format.ConverttoHyperlink

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

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

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

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - [Text Editor] Edit.LineCut

Notepad++ - Delete current line

Qt Creator - Go to line

Qt Creator - Lay out vertically

Roblox Studio - Toggle local / world coordinates

RStudio - Clear console

RStudio (Mac) - Clear console

SAP ABAP - Jump to line

SmartGit 19 - Log

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Cuts all of the selected lines, or the current line if nothing is selected

SQLyog - Switch Result Window/Table Data Between Grid/Text Mode or Form View/text

TouchDesigner - Python / Tscript

WinHex - Fill block

winIDEA - Delete Line

Web applications

Chromebook and Chrome OS - Select the content in the address bar

SnapStream - Loop clip

File manager

Adobe Bridge CC - Slideshow

Mp3tag - freedb (local) ...

Multi Commander - View - Log Panel

PeaZip - Extract all content

PuTTY - Clear the screen (similar to the clear command)

Total Commander - Calculate occupied space of selecte files

WinRAR - View log

WinSCP - Display bookmark window

Xyplorer - Lock Location

Media player

AIMP - Open playlist

BSPlayer - Load subtitles

iTunes 11 for Windows - Show the currently playing song in the list

MediaMonkey - Auto-tag from Amazon

MusicBee - Auto-tag by track - update tags

PotPlayer 1.7 - Level control

SMPlayer 19.5.0 - Playlist

Spotify - Focus on search box

Tidal - Log out

VLC Media Player - Open playlist

Winamp - Add location

Winamp - Open/Play location

Winamp - Open or play location


Assetto Corsa - Disable names

Assetto Corsa - Toggle opponents name

ChessBase 13 - File (line)

ChessBase 13 - Show games list of the selected database

Don't Starve (PC) - Show log

League of Legends - Cycle through minion health bar views

Tibia - Log out from the game

Total War: Attila - Quick load

Zwift (PC and macOS) - Run parse-zwift-logs.ahk

Social & Messaging

Cisco Jabber - Do not answer calls

Claws Mail - Reply to mailing list

Claws Mail - Wrap current paragraph

NewsBin Pro - Show posts from a selected newsgroup

Pidgin - View user log

Telegram - Lock Telegram (if local password is set)

Zimbra Web Client - Align to left


Comodo IceDragon - Select Location Bar

KeePass - Lock workspace


Ableton Live 10 - Toggle Loop Selection

Accounting CS - Toggle to hide or unhide the Layers frame

ActivePresenter 7 - Align text left

ActivePresenter 7 - Align text left

Bluebeam Revu - Document security

CintaNotes 3.13 - Cycle selection between no list, bulleted list and numbered list styles.

draw.io - Lock / unlock

Edraw Max 9.4 - Rotate the selected shape or shapes left 90 degree

Evernote for Windows - Left

Evolution - Reply to list

FL Studio 20 - Route selected Channel/s to free mixer track/s

FL Studio 20 - Link selected channels to selected mixer track

FL Studio 20 - Quick legato

Freemind - Increase node font size

Hatim 4 - Open the record list. Select your record you want to listen with up and down arrows and press Enter

Lacerte - Open Lacerte E-mail

Logo Accounting - Lock the program. A password will be need to unlock

Melodyne 4 - Switch to last-used tool

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Display the Create Table dialog box

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Left align a paragraph

MYOB AccountRight - Select from list

Oracle EBS Forms - List of values

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Left align text

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Left align

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Left align a paragraph

QuickBooks Desktop - If the cursor is in a field that has a drop-down list, such as selecting the item in an invoice details line, this will open the list associated with that drop-down.

REAPER - Options: Show all takes in lanes (when room)

Riffstation Desktop - Load session

SimpleMind - Cross link

Sumatra PDF - Enter presentation mode

Tableau - Flip orientation of column labels at bottom of view

UiPath Studio - Opens the folder where the Log files are stored

Xactimate - Go to Coverage/Loss

yEd 3.19 - Full screen


GeoGebra - Select current layer

KiCad 5.0.2 - Length Tuning Settings (Modern Toolset only)

KiCad 5.0.2 - Run LibEdit

Maple - Label Mode

Maple - Redraw the Current Prompt and Any Text Entered

Tekla Structures 20 - Open drawing list

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