What is Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 90 programs in our database.

General description for this shortcut: In tabbed interfaces, it may be used to navigate between tabs. This shortcut moves you backward between tabs.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. The Sims 4 - Change camera type
  2. Microsoft Excel 2019 - switches to the previous tab in a dialog box
  3. Opera - Cycle to previous tab (defaults to recently used order)
  4. AutoCAD - Switch to previous drawing
  5. Notepad++ - Previous document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see above

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


1Password - Select the previous category in the sidebar.

Firefox Quantum - Previous tab

Google Chrome - Jump to the previous open tab

Maxthon - Switch tabs in the reverse order

Microsoft Edge - Switch to the previous tab

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Move back through items on a webpage (only works if tabbed browsing is turned off)

Mozilla Thunderbird - Previous tab

Mozilla Thunderbird - Move to previous main UI element

Opera - Cycle to previous tab (defaults to recently used order)

Vivaldi - Tab cycler back

VMWare Workstation Pro - (Windows hosts only) Switch among tabs

Windows 10 Maps - Go to previous tab

Text editing


Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Move focus to the previous panel in the Task pane

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Move to previous open document tab (when multiple documents are open in same window)

Brackets - Previous Document

FocusWriter - Go to previous document

LibreOffice Writer - Use previous suggestion with Automatic Word Completion

Microsoft FrontPage - Switch between open Web pages in reverse order.

Microsoft FrontPage - When a toolbar is selected, select the next or previous toolbar.

Microsoft FrontPage - Switch to the previous tab in a dialog box.

Microsoft OneNote - Go to the previous section

Notepad2 - Force unindentation of selected block

PDF-XChange Editor - Previous document

Xodo - Previous document

Zim - Focus to the previous interface element (gtk default)

Imaging


AutoCAD - Switch to previous drawing

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Canvas: Previous canvas

Paint.NET - Previous image

System tools


ConEmu (190623 alpha) - Tabs switching. In lazy switching mode (tab bar must be visible) window will not be really switched, until Ctrl is released. When lazy tab switching was started in recent mode, You may use Left and Right keys to select tabs directly. Note, tabs must be shown in the ConEmu window

ConEmu (190623 alpha) - Previous tab (may be disabled)

CopyQ 3.8 - Item list navigation

Everything - Cycle between open windows

Terminator - Move to previous terminal within the same tab. If cycle_term_tab is False, cycle within the same tab will be disabled

VMware Workstation 5.0 - Switch among open virtual machines while mouse and keyboard input are not grabbed. VMware Workstation must be the active application.

Windows Terminal - Previous tab

ZOC 7.23 - View > Previous Tab

Developer tools


Atom (Windows) - pane:show-previous-recently-used-item

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Windows) - Previous Tab

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Activate previous open file

Delphi - Switch to the previous open file in the editor

FBIde - Select previous tab

HeidiSQL - Go back to previous tab

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Window.PreviousDocumentWindowNav

Notepad++ - Previous document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see above

Qt Creator - Next open document in history

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Cycle through the previous MDI child windows

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Move to the previous document in the editor or designer

SQLyog - Switch to Previous Connection

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Navigate editor group history

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Open previous

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Navigate editor group history

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Navigate editor group history

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Open previous

Windows PowerShell ISE - Tab (to previous script). Note: Tab to previous script works when you have only one Windows PowerShell tab open, or if you have more than one Windows PowerShell tab open, and the focus is in the Script Pane.

Windows PowerShell ISE - Previous PowerShell tab. This shortcut works only when no files are open on any Windows PowerShell tab

Web applications


Chromebook and Chrome OS - Go to the previous tab in the window

File manager


Mp3tag - Quick backward navigation between sub-windows (Tag Panel, Filter, File View)

Xyplorer - Cycle thru tabs (backward)

Games


Open Rails 0.6.2 - Release dispatcher

The Sims 4 - Change camera type

Social & Messaging


Slack - Switch to previous team

Telegram - Move to previous chat

Security


Comodo IceDragon - Previous Tab

Productivity


Bluebeam Revu - Previous tab

Browser tab management - Go to previous tab

Browser tab management - Go to previous tab

Browser tab management - Go to previous tab

CintaNotes 3.13 - Switch view to previous section.

Google Sheets (Android) - Move to previous sheet

LibreOffice - Select the previous point of the drawing object (Point Selection mode)

Microsoft Access 2019 - Switch to the next or previous tab in a dialog box

Microsoft Access 2019 - Toggle backward between tabs when a property is selected

Microsoft Access 2019 - Exit the subdatasheet and move to the last field of the previous record in the datasheet

Microsoft Access 2019 - Exit the subform and move to the previous field in the main form or previous record

Microsoft Excel 2019 - switches to the previous tab in a dialog box

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Switch between the Thumbnail pane and the Outline View pane

Microsoft Sticky Notes - Previous window

Notezilla - Go to previous note

Oracle RightNow - Move forward to next content pane tab in history

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Move between the Folder pane, the main Outlook window, the Reading pane, and the To-Do bar

QTranslate 6.7.3 - Switch to the previous translation service

REAPER - Docker: Activate next tab

Sumatra PDF - Go to previous tab

Tableau - Cycle backward through open worksheets

Virtual DJ 2018 - Sideview - 1

WPS Office - Goes to previous worksheet tab

Scientific


FreeCAD 0.18 - Previous tab

Maple - Move backward through multiple open worksheet and document tabs in a Maple window

Solidworks 2019 - Temporarily displays all hidden components as transparent and you can select which components to show.

Solidworks 2019 - To show one or more components, move the pointer to the graphics area, and press and hold Ctrl + Shift + Tab. All hidden components are temporarily displayed as transparent. Click a hidden component to change it to shown.


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