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This shortcut is used by 406 programs in our database.

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What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Grand Theft Auto V - Jump / handbrake
  2. Grand Theft Auto V - Handbrake
  3. Grand Theft Auto V - Aircraft Fire
  4. Grand Theft Auto V - Phone Special Option
  5. Grand Theft Auto V - Preview audio clip

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All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Adobe Audition - Start and stop playback

Adobe Audition (Mac) - Start and stop playback

Apple macOS - Use Quick Look to preview the selected item

Ardour - Toggle roll

Audacity - Play/Stop

AVImark - Bring to Front (stacked appointments)

Camtasia - Play / pause

Camtasia - Play / pause

Camtasia - Play / pause

Feedreader - Navigate to next unread headline in standard view or web view

Firefox Quantum - Toggle play / pause

Foxit PDF Reader 2.0 - Next page

GoldWave - Starts or stops playback using green play button mode.  See Control Properties.

Google Chrome - Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a time

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Click the Notification bar

Microsoft Photos App - (In Collection) Select an item and enter Selection mode

Microsoft Photos App - Show or hide commands while viewing a photo

Microsoft Photos App - Play or pause the video

Mozilla Thunderbird - Scroll down current message, then go to next unread message

NVDA Screen Reader - Activate button

NVDA Screen Reader - Select and deselect checkboxes

Opera - Move one screen-full down

Opera - Fast Forward

Opera - Follow selected link

Opera - Select form element

Opera - Move one screen-full down, then go to next unread

Safari - Scroll down a screen

Safari - Open the selected bookmark

Safari - Open the selected folder

Safari - Close the selected folder

Windows Calculator - Toggle the bit value

Windows Voice Recorder - Play or pause

Text editing


Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Temporarily select Hand tool

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Scroll (when Hand tool is selected)

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Press the Go Back button in a folder if focus is on the button

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Expand or collapse panel in focus (press F6 to move focus to Tools pane, then tab to desired panel)

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Open the menu and move the focus to the first menu option when focus is on a command with a submenu or submenu element with a flyout

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Run the command in focus

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Select a highlighted control in the top bar

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Activate selected tool, item (such as a movie clip or bookmark), or command

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Temporarily select Hand tool

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Scroll (when Hand tool is selected)

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Press the Go Back button in a folder if focus is on the button

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Expand or collapse panel in focus (press F6 to move focus to Tools pane, then tab to desired panel)

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Open the menu and move the focus to the first menu option when focus is on a command with a submenu or submenu element with a flyout

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Run the command in focus

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Select a highlighted control in the top bar

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Activate selected tool, item (such as a movie clip or bookmark), or command

GNU Emacs - Replace this one, go to next

GNU Emacs - Complete up to one word

GNU Emacs - Scroll forward

Microsoft FrontPage - Open the selected menu, or perform the action assigned to the selected button.

Microsoft FrontPage - Perform the action assigned to the selected button; check or clear the selected check box.

Microsoft Word 2019 - Activate a selected command or control on the ribbon

Microsoft Word 2019 - Open a selected menu or gallery on the ribbon

PDF-XChange Editor - (hold) Enable Hand Tool Temporarily

PDF-XChange Editor - Go to selected bookmark

PDF-XChange Editor - Move to the selected bookmark

Xodo - Scroll Page down

Imaging


ACDSee Free - Displays the next image

Adobe Illustrator - Switch to Hand tool (when not in text-edit mode)

Adobe Illustrator - Move Zoom marquee while dragging with the Zoom tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Switch to Hand tool (when not in text-edit mode)

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Move Zoom marquee while dragging with the Zoom tool

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Switch from Grid to Loupe view

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Toggle between Loupe and 1:1 Zoom preview

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Pause slide show

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Switch from Grid to Loupe view

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Toggle between Loupe and 1:1 Zoom preview

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Pause slide show

Adobe Photoshop CC - Switch to Hand tool (when not in text-edit mode)

Adobe Photoshop CC - Temporarily activate Hand tool

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Play

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Play/Stop Toggle

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Play-Stop Toggle

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Play

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Play/Stop Toggle

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Play-Stop Toggle

Adobe XD (Mac) - Pan

Adobe XD (Windows) - Pan

Affinity Photo - Hot key panning

Apple iMovie - Play video beginning from the frame beneath the playhead or skimmer

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Zoom / rotate / move canvas

Blender - Search (3D view) / Toolbox (UV/Image Editor)

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Hand

Corel Painter - Scroll image with grabber

Corel Painter - Pan tool

Corel Painter (Mac) - Scroll image with grabber

Corel Painter (Mac) - Pan tool

DaVinci Resolve 15 (Mac) - Pause / start playback

FaceRig Studio - Toggle play / pause

FaceRig Studio - Toggle play / pause

FastStone Image Viewer - Display the image in actual size (100%)

Final Cut Pro X - Start or pause playback

GIMP - Activate current button or list

HitFilm - Space

Inkscape - Use Selector temporarily

IrfanView - Go to next image in current directory

Kdenlive - Play

LDCad - Switch between split views (if any) and a zoomed current editing view

Nuke - (short press) Expand the focused panel to the full window

Nuke - (long press) Raise the right-click menu

PhotoDirector 10 - Zoom to fit 100%

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Play and pause

Pinnacle Studio 22 - With timeline area selected: Start and stop playback

PowerDirector 17 - Play / Pause

PowerDirector 17 - DV play / pause preview

QCad 3.22.0 - Focus on command line

Shotcut - Play

Shotcut - Pause

Shotcut (Mac) - Play

Shotcut (Mac) - Pause

SketchUp - Select tool

Substance Painter - Toggle particles animation

Substance Painter (Mac) - Toggle particles animation

System tools


Clipboard Master - Define area

Everything - Select focus

Narrator - Activate an item that you want to use, such as a button or text box

VisualBoyAdvance-M - Speed up

Developer tools


Autodesk Stingray - Play/stop animation

FileMaker - Click a selected button on a layout with the keyboard

FileMaker - Play or edit a sound in a container field

FileMaker - Issue a selected command button

Git Tower (Mac) - Stage/unstage selected file(s)

Git Tower (Windows) - Stage/unstage selected file(s)

GitHub - Start moving the focused column

GitHub - Start moving the focused card

Jupyter Notebook - Scroll down

RStudio - Stage/Unstage (Git)

RStudio (Mac) - Stage/Unstage (Git)

Unity - Play Animation

Unreal Engine - Next transform

Web applications


9gag - Scroll one page down

BBC iPlayer - Activate buttons

Chromebook and Chrome OS - Scroll down the web page

FastMail - Page down

Google Photos - Play / pause video

Inoreader - Next article

JW Player - Pause or play video

Netflix - Toggle play / pause

OneDrive - Select or clear the selection of a file or folder

OneDrive - Select or clear the selection of a file or folder

SnapStream - Play / Pause

TinyMCE - Execute command

Twitch - Pause video

Twitch - Pause video

Twitter - Next page

Vimeo - Play / pause

Yahoo Mail - Check/Uncheck a message

YouTube - Pause/Play video (player focus required)

YouTube Studio - Play / pause

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC - Full screen preview

Adobe Bridge CC - Full screen preview

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Full screen preview

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Full screen preview

Total Commander - Select current file/folder

Xyplorer - Start/Pause playing

Xyplorer - Next image

Media player


5KPlayer 6.0 - Play / Pause

AIMP - Play/Pause

BSPlayer - Pause

GOM Player - Play/pause

iTunes 11 for Mac - Play the currently selected song

iTunes 11 for Mac - Start or stop playing the selected song

iTunes 11 for Windows - Start or stop playing the selected song

KMPlayer - Play

Kodi - Pause/Play

Kodi - Current playlist window (video & music listings)

Kodi - Highlight (File manager)

Kodi - Pause/Play

Kodi - Pause/Play

Microsoft Movies and TV - Play or pause (when a video is in focus)

PotPlayer 1.7 - Play / Pause playback

SMPlayer 19.5.0 - Play / Pause

Spotify - Play/pause

Tidal - Play / Pause

VLC Media Player - Play or pause the video

Games


Agar.io - Split your cell in two or more equal cells

AI War Classic - Center display on selected units

AI War Classic - (hold) Follow selected units with display

American Fugitive (PC) - Vehicle handbrake

American Truck Simulator - Parking brake

Anno 1800 - Show/hide world map

Apex Legends (PC) - Jump

ARK: Survival Evolved - Jump

ARK: Survival Evolved - Jump

ARK: Survival Evolved - Land/ Take-off

Assetto Corsa - Open/close doors

Astroneer - Jump

Battlefield V - Jump

Battlefield V - Parachute deploy

Battlezone 98 Redux - Issue smart reticle command to selected unit

Besiege - Start / stop simulation

Black Desert Online - Jump, crawl while crouched

Blood - Use items or open doors

Blood: Fresh Supply - Jump

Bus Simulator 18 - Handbrake

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Jump / Stand / Mantle

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Fly up / jump

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Confirm

ChessBase 13 - Insert best engine move into notation

City Car Driving - Parking brake

CoSpaces Edu - Jump

Counter Strike: Global Offensive - Jump

Dauntless - Dodge

DayZ - Jump

Dead or Alive 6 (PC) - Access a Thrown down challenge

Deponia - Show all hotspots and pause a cutscene

Destiny 2 - Jump

Destiny 2 - Exit vehicle

Diablo - Closes all open windows

Diablo II - Cancels all screens to view just normal view

Diablo III - Close all open windows

Don't Starve (PC) - Auto-action (except attack)

Dota 2 - Jumps the camera to a recent event (hero death, tower death, etc).

Dota 2 - Toggle the coach's perspective between the own and the student

Dota Auto Chess - Open character selection screen, so you can review the pool available to you

Dota Underlords - Open / Close the Hero Shop

Elex (PC) - Jump / Climb

Enter the Gungeon - Use item

Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Handbrake

Europa Universalis IV - Play / Pause

F1 2019 - Gear up / Clutch

Fallout 76 - Jump

Fez - Jump

Flyff - Jump

Fortnite (PC) - Jump

Fortnite (PC) - Shopping cart push (tap) / Coast (hold)

Fortnite (PC) - Cannon push (tap) / Coast (hold)

Fortnite (PC) - ATK Powerslide

Fortnite (PC) - Quadcrasher boost

Fortnite (PC) - Baller boost

Fortnite (PC) - Biplane boost

Fortnite (PC) - Biplane Start engine

Fortnite (PC) - Play / pause

Grand Theft Auto V - Jump / handbrake

Grand Theft Auto V - Handbrake

Grand Theft Auto V - Aircraft Fire

Grand Theft Auto V - Phone Special Option

Grand Theft Auto V - Preview audio clip

Grand Theft Auto V - Stop clip preview

Grand Theft Auto V - Play / Pause clip

Hearthstone - Open pack

Heroes of the Storm - Center camera to your hero

Hotline Miami - Finish enemy

Hotline Miami - Human shield

Kerbal Space Program - Detach stage or launch

Kerbal Space Program - Toggle translation/rotation

Kerbal Space Program - Jump/Let go of part

Kerbal Space Program - Reorient attitude to camera by jet

Kerbal Space Program - Reset part rotation

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Skip dialogue

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Jump / Climb

L. A. Noire - Talk / Dodge / Block (Hold)

L. A. Noire - Handbrake

L. A. Noire - Observe suspect

League of Legends - Center camera on champion (holding Space will hold the camera on the champion until released)

Life Is Strange 2 - Dialogs during interactions

Madden NFL 19 - (hold) Protect the ball

Madden NFL 19 - Pass to receiver

Madden NFL 19 - Snap ball

Madden NFL 19 - Strip ball

Minecraft Bedrock Edition - Jump / fly up

Minecraft Java Edition - Jump

Minesweeper - Used as clicking squares

Miscreated - Jump

Miscreated - Vehicle brakes

Mordhau - Jump

NBA 2K19 (PC) - Chest pass

NBA 2K19 (PC) - Switch players

NBA 2K19 (PC) - Select

Nier: Automata - Jump

No Man's Sky - Swim up

No Man's Sky - Jump/climb with jetpack

No Man's Sky - Pulse engine

Old School RuneScape (OSRS) - Used in the Make X interface to continue with the default settings or in character dialog to continue

Overwatch - Jump

Path of Exile - Close all opened panels

Pharaoh - Toggles between your last selected Overlay and the Normal View

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Jump

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Vault

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Handbrake

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Center map around the character's current position

Quake Champions - Jump

RimWorld - Pauses and unpauses game

Ring of Elysium - Jump

Roblox - Jump

Rocket League - Focus on ball

Rust - Jump

Sea of Thieves - Jump

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun - Toggle crouch

Spintires (PC) - Handbrake

StarCraft 2 - View last warning area

Subnautica - Jump

Subnautica - Move up

Subnautica - Jump

Subnautica - Move up

Team Fortress 2 - Jump

Teamfight Tactics - Move camera back to your Little Legend

Tekken 7 - Jump

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth - Use current item

The Curse of Monkey Island - Pause game

The Forest - Jump

The Forest - Skip plane crash

The Secret of Monkey Island - Pause the game

The Sims 4 - Select the next Sim in the Household

This War of Mine - Pause the game (no menu popup)

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Navigate

Total War: Attila - Toggle move speed

Total War: Attila - Show unit orders

Total War: Attila (Mac) - Toggle move speed

Total War: Attila (Mac) - Show unit orders

Unturned - Jump

War Thunder (Tank) - Fire from machine guns

Warcraft III - Center on last notification(s)

Warframe - Jump

Warframe - Move Up (Archwing)

World of Tanks - Stop and fire while moving

World of Warcraft - Jump

Zwift (PC and macOS) - Use power-ups

Social & Messaging


Google+ - Scroll down

NewsBin Pro - (in dialog box) If the current control is a button, this clicks the button. If the current control is a check box, this toggles the check box. If the current control is an option, this selects the option

Office Delve - Select the highlighted area or item. If you have highlighted the title area of a content card, press Enter to open the document. If you have highlighted the expand area at the bottom of a content card, press the Spacebar to view more details for the document

Slack - Take action or "click" on buttons

Zimbra Web Client - Select next

Zimbra Web Client - Continue reading

Zimbra Web Client - Save changes

Security


Airodump-ng - Pause display redrawing/ Resume redrawing

Comodo IceDragon - Toggle Play / Pause

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 - Play from Start Marker/Stop

Ableton Live 10 - Play Arrangement View Selection

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Play from Start Marker/Stop

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Play Arrangement View Selection

ActivePresenter 7 - Preview

Aegisub - Play audio until the end of the selection is reached

Android - Go to next page in any web page or document

Apple Calendar - (with the Calendar list open) Select or deselect the checkbox next to the selected calendar

Apple GarageBand - Start or stop playback

CintaNotes 3.13 - Focus next note.

draw.io - Pan canvas

Evolution - Scroll down

Figma - (while resizing) Move while resizing

FL Studio 20 - Start/Stop Playback

For Honor - Roll

For Honor - Climb ladder

For Honor - Ledge drop

For Honor - Dodge. Double press Space to roll

ForkLift 3 - Quick look

Freemind - Toggle folded

Freshdesk - Scroll down the ticket

Google Translate - Activate selected UI item

Guitar Pro - Play

Huggle - Show next diff

Kindle for Mac - Next Page

Kindle for Mac - Pause or resume reading (while in a book)

Kindle for PC - Pause or resume reading (while in a book)

Lacerte - Select or unselect the highlighted client

LibreOffice - Toggles the focused check box in a dialog

LibreOffice - Switches between themes view and object view

LibreOffice - Toggles row selection, except when the row is in edit mode

LibreOffice - Select a point of a drawing object (in Point Selection mode) / Cancel selection

LibreOffice - The selected point blinks once per second

LibreOffice Impress - Play next effect (if any, else go to next slide)

Melodyne 4 - Pause

Melodyne 4 (Mac) - Pause

Microsoft Access 2019 - Activate the selected command or control on the ribbon

Microsoft Access 2019 - Open the selected menu or gallery on the ribbon

Microsoft Access 2019 - Open the selected menu, or perform the action assigned to the selected button

Microsoft Access 2019 - Perform the action assigned to the selected button; select or clear the check box

Microsoft Access 2019 - Choose the selected data column for output

Microsoft Access 2019 - Remove the selected data column from the query output

Microsoft Access 2019 - Toggle the check box in the Output column

Microsoft Access 2019 - Switch between the values in a check box or option button

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Activate a selected button

Microsoft Excel 2019 - In a dialog box, performs the action for the selected button, or selects or clears a check box

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Activate the selected command or control on the ribbon

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Open the selected menu or gallery on the ribbon

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) - Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide

MindMeister - Open/close branches

OmniFocus 3.3 (iOS) - Complete / Uncomplete

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - In the Reading pane, page down through text

REAPER - Transport: Play/stop

REAPER - Preview: Play/stop

REAPER - Transport: Play/stop

REAPER - Transport: Play/stop

Riffstation Desktop - Play / return playhead to starting position

Sumatra PDF - Scroll by one screen

Things (iPad) - Create a new to-do below selection

Things (Mac) - Create a new to-do below selection

Trello - Assign self

Virtual DJ 2018 - Play /pause

WavePad - Play/Pause

Xactimate - Browse Roof Types

Xactimate - Pan Tool On/Off

Zendesk Support - Select current item

Scientific


KiCad 5.0.2 - Reset Local Coordinates

KiCad 5.0.2 - Reset local coordinates

KiCad 5.0.2 - Reset local coordinates

Onshape 1.98 - Clear selection

Solidworks 2019 - Orientation

Solidworks 2019 - Opens the View Selector and Orientation dialog box.

Tekla Structures 20 - Finish polygon input

Hardware


Amazon Fire TV - Media playback

BlackBerry Classic - Move down the screen

BlackBerry Classic - Start or stop the stopwatch

BlackBerry Classic - Start or stop the timer


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