What is Ctrl + ⭾ Tab keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 145 programs in our database.

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

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Switches to the next tab in dialog box
  2. Microsoft Word 2019 - Insert a tab character
  3. Opera - Cycle through the list of open tabs
  4. AutoCAD - Switch to next
  5. Notepad++ - Next document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see Settings/Preferences/Global

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


1Password - Select the next category in the sidebar.

E-Sword - Indent Paragraph Editors only

Firefox Quantum - Next tab

Google Chrome - Jump to the next open tab

Maxthon - Switch tabs

Microsoft Edge - Switch to the next tab

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Switch between tabs

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

Mozilla Thunderbird - Next tab

Mozilla Thunderbird - Move to next main UI element

Opera - Cycle through the list of open tabs

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

Overwolf - Control / Dismiss Overwolf in-game

Vivaldi - Tab cycler forward

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

Windows 10 Maps - Go to the next tab

Windows 3.1 - Cycle through open windows

Text editing


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

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

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Move focus to next tab in a tabbed dialog box

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Move to next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is anywhere in the navigation pane)

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Move to next pane

Brackets - Next Document

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Toggle Focus Between Tree and Text

FocusWriter - Go to next document

LibreOffice Writer - Next suggestion with Automatic Word Completion

LibreOffice Writer - At the start of a heading: Inserts a tab stop. Depending on the Window Manager in use, Alt + Tab may be used instead. To change the heading level with the keyboard, first position the cursor in front of the heading

LibreOffice Writer - Inserts a tab stop (only in tables). Depending on the Window Manager in use, Alt + Tab may be used instead

LibreOffice Writer - Selects the anchor of an object (in Edit Points mode)

Microsoft FrontPage - Switch between open Web pages.

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

Microsoft FrontPage - When a menu or toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHFT+F10.) is active, move to a task pane. (You may need to press CTRL+TAB more than once.)

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

Microsoft OneNote - Go to the next section

Microsoft Word 2019 - Insert a tab character

Microsoft Word 2019 - Tab characters in a cell

Notepad2 - Force indentation of selected block

PDF-XChange Editor - Next document

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Focus next major element

Sublime Text - Find in files

TreePad Lite - Shift focus to the tree

Xodo - Next document

Zim - Focus to the next inteface element (gtk default)

Imaging


Adobe Dimension CC (Windows) - Switch Mode

Adobe Photoshop CC - Cycle through open documents

Adobe XD (Mac) - Switch between Design and Prototype mode

Adobe XD (Windows) - Switch between Design and Prototype mode

Affinity Photo - Switch Document/View

AutoCAD - Switch to next

Blender - Object Mode / Pose Mode toggle (Armatures)

Blender - Object Mode / Weight Paint Mode toggle

Blender - Mesh Select Mode menu

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Canvas: Next canvas

Inkscape - Next document window

IrfanView - Cycle focus in the thumbnails window

Paint.NET - Next image

PowerDirector 17 - Filter media type in media library

System tools


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

CopyQ 3.8 - Item list navigation

Everything - Cycle between open windows

Terminator - Move to next 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 - Next tab

ZOC 7.23 - View > Next Tab

Developer tools


Android Studio - Switch between tabs and tool window

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

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Windows) - Next Tab

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Cycle through recent files.

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Activate next open file

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Switch between tabs

CoffeeCup Web Editor - View open files

Delphi - Switch to the next open file in the editor

FBIde - Select next tab

FileMaker - Insert a tab in a field

HeidiSQL - Go to next tab

JetBrains WebStorm - Switch between tabs and tool window

LibreOffice Base - In point edit mode, jumps to next handle

Matlab - Switch panes

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

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - Window.NextDocumentWindowNav

NetBeans - Switch between open documents by order used

Notepad++ - Next document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see Settings/Preferences/Global

Novelty Visual Novel Maker - Toggle all windows

PyCharm 2018.2 - Navigate between files opened in the editor, and tool windows.

Qt Creator - Previous open document in history

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Display the IDE navigator with the first document window selected

SQLyog - Switch to Next Connection

Toad For Oracle (Windows) - Open Quick Describe window

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Open next

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Open next

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

Windows PowerShell ISE - Next Windows 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 next tab in the window

File manager


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

WinSCP - Cycle opened sessions

Xyplorer - Cycle thru tabs (forward)

Media player


KMPlayer - Advanced playback info

Winamp - Cycle through different Winamp windows

Games


World of Warcraft - Cycle between allies

Zwift (PC and macOS) - Move Zwift to another monitor, maximize window

Social & Messaging


Cisco Webex - Switch between Panel View

Cisco Webex - Switch between tabs in the following dialog boxes: Invite and Remind, Preferences, Meeting Options, Participant Previleges

NewsBin Pro - Switch to next child window

Slack - Switch to next team

Telegram - Move to next chat

Security


Comodo IceDragon - Next Tab

Productivity


Bluebeam Revu - Next tab

Browser tab management - Go to next tab

Browser tab management - Go to next tab

Browser tab management - Go to next tab

CintaNotes 3.13 - Switch view to next section.

CintaNotes 3.13 - Insert a TAB character. If the caret is at the paragraph’s start, or selection spans more than one paragraph, indents selected paragraphs.

Google Sheets (Android) - Move to next sheet

Lacerte - Move among the lists and the Detail screen

Lacerte - Move among the lists and the Detail screen

LibreOffice - When positioned at the start of a header, a tab is inserted

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

LibreOffice - In Rotation mode, the center of rotation can also be selected

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

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

Microsoft Access 2019 - Exit the subdatasheet and move to the first field of the next record in the datasheet

Microsoft Access 2019 - Exit the subform and move to the next field in the master form or next record

Microsoft Access 2019 - Insert a tab in a cell

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Switches to the next tab in dialog box

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Insert a tab in a cell

Microsoft Sticky Notes - Next window

MYOB AccountRight - Next window

Notezilla - Go to next note

Oracle PeopleTools - Moves the focus through the frame set.

Oracle RightNow - Return to previous content pane tab in history

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Move around message header lines in the Folder pane or an open message

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Move between Calendar view, TaskPad, and the Folder list

QTranslate 6.7.3 - Switch to the next translation service

REAPER - Item navigation: Move cursor to nearest transient in items

Sumatra PDF - Go to next tab

Tableau - Cycle forward through open worksheets

Virtual DJ 2018 - Sideview + 1

WPS Office - Goes to next worksheet tab

Scientific


Alteryx - Move between open workflows

FreeCAD 0.18 - Next tab

GeoGebra - Cycle the focus round the open views

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

Solidworks 2019 - Swap windows

Solidworks 2019 - Moves among open documents.

Tekla Structures 20 - Switch between open views


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