What is P keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 189 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Grand Theft Auto V - Adjust Depth of Field (Camera)
  2. The Sims 4 - Pause Sims 4
  3. Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Windscreen wipers
  4. Krita 4.2.2 - Color picker
  5. Krita 4.2.2 - To path

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


Ardour - Set playhead position

Audacity - Pause

Camtasia - Pen

Firefox Quantum - Previous page

Mozilla Thunderbird - Go to Previous unread message

Roll20 - Show/Hide Page Toolbar

Vim - Paste storage buffer after current line

Vim - Paste storage buffer before current line

Windows Calculator - Select Pi

Text editing

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Toggle between editing and previewing your form

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Toggle between editing and previewing your form

GNU Emacs - Go to previous node

Vi (Linux) - Put after cursor

Xodo - Pen


Adobe Animate CC (Mac) - Pen

Adobe Illustrator - Pen tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Pen tool

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Flag photo as a pick

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Flag photo as a pick

Adobe Photoshop CC - Pen tool

Adobe Photoshop CC - Freeform Pen tool

Adobe Photoshop CC - Toggle between original selection and refined version

Adobe Photoshop CC - Toggle preview

Adobe Photoshop Elements - Straighten tool

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - Straighten tool

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Pen Tool

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Pen Tool

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Pen Tool

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Pen Tool

Adobe XD (Mac) - Switch to Pen tool

Adobe XD (Mac) - Pen

Adobe XD (Windows) - Switch to Pen tool

Adobe XD (Windows) - Pen

Affinity Photo - Pen and Node Tool cycle

Affinity Photo - Liquify Push Forward Tool

ArtRage Studio Pro - Pencil

AutoCAD - PAN / Adds a parameter with grips to a dynamic block definition

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Invoke Perspective tool (perspective mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Invoke Perspective tool (perspective mode)

Blender - Start Game Engine

Blender - Pin vertices (UV/Image Editor) / Separate

Blender - Pinch/­Magnify brush

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Pen

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Pencil

Corel Painter - Pen

Corel Painter (Mac) - Pen

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Center to Page

Final Cut Pro X - Make the Position tool active

GIMP - Paintbrush

Gmsh 4.1.4 - Go to post-processing module

Gravit Designer - Pen

HitFilm - Set timeline in and out points to content

InVision Cloud V7 - Enter Preview mode

IrfanView - Properties

Krita 3.0 - Color pick

Krita 4.2.2 - Color picker

Krita 4.2.2 - To path

LDCad - 1: Show/hide the editing pin or rectangle depending on projection mode

LDCad - 2: Play/pause the animation while in animation mode

LightWave 3D - Selected item properties

MyPaint - More opaque

Nuke - Pause Viewer refreshing

Nuke - Insert RotoPaint node

Paint.NET - Pencil

Paint.NET - Activate Pencil tool

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Preset shape

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Toggle Magnetic Snapping

Pixelmator Pro - Pen

Substance Painter - Pick stroke material

Substance Painter (Mac) - Pick stroke material

System tools

Narrator - then Alt + Up arrow or Alt + Down arrow: Move to the next or previous paragraph

Developer tools

Atlassian JIRA Agile - Previous Column

Atlassian JIRA Agile - Previous Activity

Gerrit Web UI - Previous patch set

Unreal Engine - Show navigation mesh

Web applications

Facebook (Chrome) - Share new status

FastMail - Focus previous. When a message is focussed, the R/A/Alt+R/F shortcuts apply to that message instead of the last message in the conversation.

FastMail - uPload

Feedly - Select previous article

Gmail - Previous message in an open conversation

Google Keep Notes - Navigate to previous list item

Inoreader - Focus previous article

Reddit - Previous post in lightbox

Reddit - Move up a level in the comment hierarchy

Webflow - Show Pages panel

Wikipedia - Printable version

Wikipedia - Show preview

Yahoo Mail - Print message

Zoho Mail - Previous mail

File manager

Adobe Bridge CC - Flag

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Flag

Xyplorer - Show Photo Data

Media player

BSPlayer - Capture frame - original image size

GOM Player - Increase hue by 5%

Kodi - Play

Kodi - Play

Kodi - Visualisation preset list

mpv - Pause / Playback

PotPlayer 1.7 - Add bookmark

SMPlayer 19.5.0 - Previous

VLC Media Player - Play movie from the very beginning


AI War Classic - Pause

American Fugitive (PC) - Show phone screen

American Truck Simulator - Windscreen wipers

Anno 1800 - Pause

Battlezone 98 Redux - Drop nav beacon

Black Desert Online - Character information

Black Desert Online - Party chat

Blood - Use Proximity Bomb*

Blood: Fresh Supply - Proximity bombs

Bus Simulator 18 - Parking brake

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Text chat (party)

Diablo - Pause the game

Diablo II - Toggles Party screen

Dota 2 - Activates Scan

Dota Underlords - Alliances panel

Elex (PC) - Other item screen in adjutor

Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Windscreen wipers

Europa Universalis IV - Primary mapmodes

FlightGear - Pause simulation

Flyff - Brings up your Party window.

Grand Theft Auto V - Adjust Depth of Field (Camera)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Player menu

L. A. Noire - Call partner

League of Legends - Open item shop

Madden NFL 19 - Pass protection

Madden NFL 19 - Fake snap

NetHack - Pay

NetHack - Put on ring / amulet

Nier: Automata - System menu

Overwatch - Social menu channels

Path of Exile - Passive skills panel

Pharaoh - Pause the game (you can't build while paused)

Portal 2 - Change portalability of the entire selection at once

StarCraft 2 - Pause

StarCraft 2 - Patrol

StarCraft 2 - Pause / resume replay

StarCraft 2 - Pneumtized Carapace

StarCraft 2 - Peristalisis

Team Fortress 2 - Party message

Tekken 7 - Story Assist (does not work online)

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth - Pause. While paused P will resume while Esc will offer to quit

The Forest - Utility (select last left handed item)

The Sims 4 - Pause Sims 4

Total War: Attila - Toggle pause

Total War: Attila (Mac) - Toggle pause

Unturned - Player list

Warframe - View Mission Progress

World of Warcraft - Spell book

Zwift (PC and macOS) - Enter promo code

Social & Messaging

Claws Mail - Go to previous mail. The Up arrow is a synonym.

Discourse - Open user menu

Google+ - Previous comment

NZBGet - Pause selected downloads

NZBGet - Post-process again selected records

Zimbra Web Client - Print


Comodo IceDragon - Previous page


Airmail - Select Previous Conversation

Apple GarageBand - Show/Hide the Piano Roll Editor

Bluebeam Revu - Pen

Figma - Pen tool

Figma - Pen

FL Studio 20 - Draw tool (pencil)

FL Studio 20 - Draw tool (pencil)

Freshdesk - Priority

Huggle - Prod tag page

K-9 Mail - Previous message

Microsoft Access 2019 - From Print Preview, open the Print dialog box

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) - Perform the previous animation or return to the previous slide

REAPER - Track: Toggle track pan envelope visible

Remember the Milk - Postpone the selected task/s if they have a due date

Todoist - Sort by priority

Virtual DJ 2018 - Play / pause

WorkZone Client - Display/hide the preview panel for the selected list item

Xactimate - Reference Point

Xactimate - Hip Ridge Line


ImageJ - Print active image

KiCad 5.0.2 - Add power

KiCad 5.0.2 - Place Item

KiCad 5.0.2 - Gbr polygons display mode

KiCad 5.0.2 - Place item

Maple - Π or π

Onshape 1.98 - Hide / show planes

Onshape 1.98 - Parallel

Onshape 1.98 - Projected view

Tekla Structures 20 - Pan


BlackBerry Classic - Open the Phone app

BlackBerry Classic - Go back one page

BlackBerry Classic - Go to the previous day, week, or month

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