WinSCP keyboard shortcuts

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Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

WinSCP isn't your usual file manager, but whenever you are working with directories and files, you probably can take advantage of keyboard shortcuts. It's the case with WinSCP, and here are the all shortcuts we know about it.

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⭾ Tab

Change active panel

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Ctrl + R

Re-read panel

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or F5
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⬅ Backspace

Open parent directory

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or Alt +
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Ctrl + \

Open root directory

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Ctrl + H

Open home directory

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Alt +

Go back

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Alt +

Go forward

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Alt + F1

Open path change menu for left panel

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Alt + F2

Open path change menu for right panel

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Ctrl + B

Bookmark current directory

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Ctrl + O

Display bookmark window

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or Ctrl + L
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or Alt + D
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Ctrl + Alt + T

Toggle tree panel

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Insert

Select/deselect file

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+

(numpad) Select group

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-

(numpad) Deselect group

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*

(numpad) Invert selection

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Ctrl + A

Select all files

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + L

Deselect all files

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + R

Restore selection

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F2

Rename focused file

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F4

Edit focused file

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↑   Shift + F4

Edit (create) new file

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Ctrl + Alt + F4

Edit focused file in an internal editor

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F5

Download (when remote panel is active) or Upload (when local panel is active)

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or Ctrl + K
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↑   Shift + F5

Duplicate selected files (remote panel only)

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F6

Download (when remote panel is active) or Upload (when local panel is active) selected files and delete original

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↑   Shift + F6

Move/rename selected files (remote panel only)

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Alt + F6

Add/edit link

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F7

Create new folder

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F8

Delete selected files

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or Del
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↑   Shift + Del

Delete selected files (alternative)

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F9

Change properties of selected files

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or Alt + ⤶ Enter
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Ctrl + V

Paste files, open path from clipboard, opens session URL from clipboard

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + D

Close active session

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or Ctrl + W
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Ctrl + N

Open a new session

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Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Cycle opened sessions

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or ↑   Shift + Ctrl + ⭾ Tab
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Alt + 1

(Alt + 2, Alt + 3...) Switch to other open session

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Ctrl + Alt + B

Toggle synchronized browsing

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Ctrl + C

Compare files in panels

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Ctrl + P

Open current session in PuTTY

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Ctrl + Alt + P

Open Preferences dialog

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Q

Process queue

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Ctrl + Alt + R

Toggle automatical refresh of remote directory after operation

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Ctrl + S

Synchronize directories

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Ctrl + U

Keep remote directory up to date

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Ctrl + T

Open terminal window

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F10

Quit

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or Alt + F4
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Alt + F7

Find file

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or F3
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Esc

Cancel reading of remote directory

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Ctrl + F3

Sort files in the active panel by name

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Ctrl + F4

Sort files in the active panel by extension

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Ctrl + F5

Sort files in the active panel by modification time

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Ctrl + F6

Sort files in the active panel by size

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Ctrl + F7

Sort files in the active panel by attributes/permissions

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Ctrl + F8

Sort files in the active panel by owner (remote panel only)

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Ctrl + F9

Sort files in the active panel by group (remote panel only)

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Insert names of selected files to command line

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + C

Copy names of selected files to the clipboard

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Ctrl + Alt + C

Copy names of selected files including paths to the clipboard

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Ctrl + [

Copy current local path to the clipboard

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Ctrl + ]

Copy current remote path to the clipboard

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Ctrl + Alt + H

Toggle hidden and system files displaying

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Ctrl + Alt + F

Filter files

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Ctrl + Alt + E

Open current directory in Windows Explorer (local panel only)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + N

Show/focus command line

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Ctrl + Q

Focus queue view (when visible)


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Program information

Program name: WinSCP WinSCP (File manager)

WinSCP stands for Windows Secure Copy and functions as a secure file transfer software between a local and a remote computer. WinSCP also offers basic file manager and file synchronization features.

Web page: winscp.net

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 80%

More information >>

Shortcut count: 77

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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