This shortcut is used by 586 programs in our database.
General description for this shortcut: Generally used to close menus, dialog boxes and cancel ongoing operations. During games, it generally brings up the game menu.
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dbForge SQL Complete - Closes the suggestion box without inserting any suggestion into code. If the suggestion box and/or parameter information hint is shown, the first pressing of Esc will close the hint first
CintaNotes 3.13 - By default: if text search filter is active, clear text search box. Otherwise, if tags filter is active, clear tags filter. Otherwise, if Options/Window/Minimize on ESC is checked, minimize window. (Please note that this behavior can be tweaked using the following cintanotes.settings parameters: filters.reset.onescape.enabled, filters.reset.onescape.multistep, app.mainframe.minimizeonescape.immediate.
Microsoft Access 2019 - Undo changes in the current field or current record (if both the current field and current record have been changed, press Esc twice to undo changes, first in the current field and then in the current record)