What is F8 keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 171 programs in our database.

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What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Grand Theft Auto V - Switch to GTA Online
  2. Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Route Advisor: Truck and truck diagnostics
  3. SketchUp - Iso
  4. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Turn extend mode on and use the arrow keys to extend a selection. Press again to turn off
  5. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Turns extend mode on or off. In extend mode, Extended Selection appears in the status line, and the arrow keys extend the selection

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Apple iBooks - (if you’ve assigned them in the Styles drawer) Apply a paragraph, character, or list style

AVImark - Post (Create Invoice)

AVImark - Post (Create Invoice)

AVImark - Post (Create Invoice)

AVImark - New invoice

AVImark - Check-in

AVImark - Post (must select a follow up)

ePSXe - Make a snapshot to snap directory

E-Sword - Next Bible chapter

Exact Audio Copy - Test selected tracks

Foxit PDF Reader 2.0 - Hide Toolbars

GoldWave - Stop

Maxthon - URL keys

Mozilla Thunderbird - Toggle message pane

Opera - Focus the address field

Opera - Focus on the page's address field

Opera - Set focus to address field

Opera - Set focus to message list

Vivaldi - Focus address field

Windows 3.1 - Copy

Windows Calculator - Select BIN

Text editing


Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Show / hide toolbar

Brackets - Go to First Error/Warning

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Insert a Node with Hierarchy Year/Month/Day

gedit - Run "make" in the current directory (with plugin)

LibreOffice Writer - Extension mode

Metapad - Tabified

Microsoft FrontPage - Run the accessibility checker.

Microsoft Word 2019 - Turn extend mode on

Microsoft Word 2019 - (press once to select a word, twice to select a sentence, and so on) Increase the size of a selection

Microsoft Word 2019 - Extend a selection

Nano - Move to the next screen

Notepad2 - Reload file without encoding detection

PDF-XChange Editor - Toggle all toolbars

PSPad - Block Selection

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Show outliner tint

TextRoom - GetAWord

WinMerge - Go to next difference

WordPerfect X8 - Select (Toggle)

WriteMonkey - Toggle show whitespace characters on / off

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator - Create new symbol

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Create new symbol

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Show/hide right panels

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Show/hide right panels

Adobe Photoshop CC - Show/Hide Info panel

AutoCAD - Toggle ortho mode

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Text

DraftSight 2019 - Turn ortho mode on / off

IrfanView - Copy file

LibreOffice Draw - Edit points on/off

LightWave 3D - Vertex maps panel

LightWave 3D - Presets

Nuke - Refresh clips

Paint.NET - Show / hide colors window

Paint.NET - Toggle visibility of the window

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Layers

PhotoDirector 10 - Switch to browser only mode in photo viewer window

PowerDirector 17 - Switch to Transition Room

ProgeCAD - Orthogonal

QCad 3.22.0 - Display distance / angle

Siemens NX - Snap view

SketchUp - Iso

Xcode - Step Out

System tools


Command Line - Move backward in the command history to commands matching the current command. This is useful if you need to type part of a command you’ve used a few times and then scroll back in your history to find the exact command you want to repeat

Gigabyte Aorus motherboard - Access the Q-Flash utility

PRTG Network Monitor - Context menu > Tools > Custom tool command (if available)

ZoomText - Increase speaking rate

Developer tools


Android Studio - Step over

Autodesk Stingray - Play level

Autodesk Stingray - Test level

Chrome DevTools - Pause script execution or resume

Delphi - Debugger step over

Eclipse - Skip to next breakpoint

IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Step over

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Step over

LibreOffice Basic IDE - Single step through each statement, starting at the first line or at that statement where the program execution stopped before.

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

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Diff.NextDifference

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - Edit.GoToNextLocation

NetBeans - Step over

Nuclide (Linux) - After stopping at a breakpoint, and possibly stepping through code, this will enable debugging to continue to the next breakpoint or end of the process.

Nuclide (Mac) - After stopping at a breakpoint, and possibly stepping through code, this will enable debugging to continue to the next breakpoint or end of the process.

PyCharm 2018.2 - Step to the next line in the current file. See Stepping Through the Program.

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Display Object Explorer

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Show all columns

SQLyog - Execute Current Query And Edit Result

Toad For Oracle (Windows) - Clear all text, trace into the Editor

Unreal Engine - Possess or eject player

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Go to next error or warning

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Go to next error or warning

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Go to next error or warning

Windows PowerShell ISE - Run Selection

WinHex - Hex converter

winIDEA - Debug - Snapshot

File manager


Midnight Commander - Delete file or directory.

Multi Commander - Delete File - Delete

PeaZip - Browse first item in bookmarks list (Ctrl, second, Shift, third)

PeaZip - Browse first item in bookmarks list

Total Commander - Delete files

WinNc - Delete files

WinSCP - Delete selected files

Xyplorer - Show Navigation Panels

Xyplorer - Run Script

Media player


5KPlayer 6.0 - Take a screenshot

BSPlayer - Decrease post processing

Clementine - Next track

GOM Player - Playlist

Kodi - Mute

Kodi - Mute

Kodi - Mute

MediaMonkey - Show artists node

Microsoft Groove - Volume down

Microsoft Movies and TV - Volume down

PotPlayer 1.7 - Broadcast window

Windows Media Player 11 - Decrease the volume

Games


American Truck Simulator - Route Advisor: Truck and truck diagnostics

Assetto Corsa - In-game screenshot

Battlefield V - Vehicle seat 8

Battlezone 98 Redux - Select weapon

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Dismiss party invite

DayZ - Facepalm (Stable branch)

DayZ - Taunt elbow (Experimental branch)

Deponia - Open Settings menu

Diablo - Highlight spells in spell book and press F5 - F8 to assign hotkey. Once the hotkey is assigned, the key will prepare that specific spell

Diablo II - Sets or uses left / right mouse button skills

Dota 2 - Purchases the item in the sticky if the player can afford it

Dota 2 - Opens a window showing fantasy points of each player from the current game

Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Route Advisor: Truck and truck diagnostics

Grand Theft Auto V - Switch to GTA Online

Heroes of the Storm - Go to saved camera location

Magic: The Gathering Online - Pass priority for the rest of the game

Miscreated - Emote: Thumbs down

Old School RuneScape (OSRS) - Switch to the Friends List tab

Open Rails 0.6.2 - Switch indicator

Overwatch - Spectate 8

Path of Exile - Take a snapshot

Pharaoh - Set to 800x600 resolution

Place Anywhere (Fallout 4 mod) - Toggle "Place Everywhere" mode (if you enabled the toggle in config)

RimWorld - Opens the Statistics tab

Subnautica - Feedback menu

Terraria - Toggle Tx / Rx

The Secret of Monkey Island - Restart a game

Tibia - (Attack) Ice strike

Warcraft III - Select idle worker unit(s)

World of Tanks - Reloading!

World of Warcraft - 2nd bag

Zwift (PC and macOS) - Bike bell

Productivity


Accounting CS - Toggle to hide or unhide toolbars (excluding the command menu bar) that are currently displayed in the editor

Aegisub - Commit changes and stay on the current line

Aegisub - Commit changes and stay on the current line

Banner 9 (Windows, Mac) - Execute Query

Bluebeam Revu - Toggle status bar

FL Studio 20 - Open Plugin Picker

ForkLift 3 - Move to trash

Guitar Pro - Print preview

LibreOffice Calc - Turns additional selection mode on or off. In this mode, you can use the arrow keys to extend the selection. You can also click in another cell to extend the selection

LibreOffice Impress - Edit Points.

Microsoft Access 2019 - Turn on Extend mode (repeatedly pressing F8 extends the selection to the word, the field, the record, and all records)

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Turn extend mode on and use the arrow keys to extend a selection. Press again to turn off

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Turns extend mode on or off. In extend mode, Extended Selection appears in the status line, and the arrow keys extend the selection

Oracle EBS Forms - Clear form

REAPER - Screenset: Load window set #02

Riffstation Desktop - Pitch up (+1 semitone)

Sumatra PDF - Show/hide toolbar

The Bat! - Address Book

UiPath Studio - Checks the currently opened workflow for validation errors

Virtual DJ 2018 - Sampler 8 play_stop

Scientific


KiCad 5.0.2 - Update PCB from Schematic

KiCad 5.0.2 - Switch to Inner layer 4

Tekla Structures 20 - Disable view rotation

Hardware


Samsung TV - Mute


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