219 Shortcuts for FileMaker Pro

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Command+.

Cancel running script

Space

Click a selected button or popover button on a layout with the keyboard

Esc

Close dialog box

Command+W

Close a file

Option+Command+W

Close all files

Command+Q

Quit

Command+/

Open Help

Command+O

Open a file

Option while opening the file

Use a specified account name and password to open a file

Command+Shift+O

Open a remote file

Command+Shift+D

Open the Manage Database dialog box

Command+Shift+F

Open the Find/Replace dialog box

Command+Shift+L

Open the Manage Layouts dialog box

Command+K

Open the Field Picker dialog box

Command+Enter

Add a new field in the Field Picker dialog box

Command+,

Open the Preferences dialog box

Command+P

Print

Command+Option+P

Print without the Print dialog box

Ctrl+Arrow Up/Ctrl+Arrow Down

Reorder items in a list box, such as Script steps, Fields, Parts

Command+S

Sort

Command+Z

Undo the last command

Command+Shift+S

Open the Manage Scripts dialog box

Command+S

Save a script

Command+1 through Command+0

Perform one of the first ten scripts listed in the Scripts menu

Command+N

Create a record, request, or layout

Command+E

Delete a record, request, or layout

Command+Option+E

Delete a record without confirmation

Command+D

Duplicate a record, request, or layout object

Command+S

Save a layout

Tab/Shift+Tab

Move to next object / move to previous object (field, button, or tab)

Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up

Move to next / move to previous record, request, layout, or page

Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Move to nexst tab / move to previosu tab (When a tab is selected)

Command+W

Close a window

Command+Option+Z

Resize the window; full screen or previous size

Page Down/Page Up

Scroll the document down / up

Home/End

Scroll to the beginning / end of the document

Command+Option+S

Show or hide the status toolbar

Command+M

Minimize the current window

Command+H

Hide the FileMaker Pro application

Command+-

Inset current date

Command+;

Inset current time

Command+;

Inset The current time and date in a timestamp field

Command+Shift+N

Inset current user name

Command+I

Inset Information from the index

Command+'

Insert Information from the last visited record

Command+Shift+'

Inset Information from the last record and move to the next field

Command+Option+M

Merge fields

Command+V

Paste Text from the Clipboard

Command+Option+Shift+V

Paste Text without styles

Command+=

Replace a field's value

Command+A

Select all fields

Shift+click each object, / drag the arrow pointer to make a box that includes the objects

Select multiple objects

Command+Option+A

Select objects of the same type when an object is selected

Up Arrow / Down Arrow

Select items in a list

Ctrl+Up Arrow, Ctrl+Arrow Down

Move a selected item in a list

Command+B

Switch to Browse mode

Command+F

Switch to Find mode

Command+L

Switch to Layout mode

Command+U

Switch to Preview mode

Command+N

Create a new record

Command+D

Duplicate a record

Command+E

Delete a record

Command+Option+E

Delete a record without confirmation

Command+R

Modify last find

Command+J

Show all records

Command+S

Sort records

Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up

Go to the next record / previous record

Esc (to activate the book icon), type the record number, then press Enter

Move to a specific record

Command+T

Omit a record

Command+Shift+T

Omit multiple records

Esc

Open or close a drop-down list or calendar for an active field

Command+P

Print records

Command+Option+P

Print records without dialog box

Command+Shift+R

Refresh a window

Command+Option+F

Activate the quick find box

Command+T

Select/deselect Omit button

Command+N

Create a new find request

Command+E

Delete a find request

Command+D

Duplicate a find request

Command+J

Show all records

Enter (disabled when a script is paused)

Perform a find request

Command+I

Paste from the index

Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up

Move to next find request / move to previous request

Escape (to activate the book icon), type the request number, then press Enter

Move to a specific find request

Command+N

Create a new layout

Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up

Go to the next layout / previous layout

Escape (to activate the book icon), type the layout number, then press Enter

Move to a specific layout

Tab/Shift+Tab repeatedly until the desired object is selected.

Select an object on the layout

Shift as you click each object individually.

Select multiple objects

Command+1 to move to the Position tab of the Inspector. Then Tab to the desired sizing action and enter the size value you want. Press Enter on the numeric keypad to return to the Layout window.

Resize a selected object when the Inspector is open (click Inspector in the formatting bar)

Shift as you drag a handle.

Resize selected objects, keeping their proportions

Option+Shift as you drag a handle. The opposite edges of the objects remain fixed in the same position as you resize the objects.

Resize multiple objects, keeping the difference in their lengths or widths the same.

Command+Option+C

Copy the style of a selected object

Command+Option+V

Paste the style of another object

Command+Option+Arrow Left / Arrow Right

Align left edges / Align right edges

Command+Option+Arrow Up / Arrow Down

Align top edges / Align bottom edges

Command+Option+Shift+R

Show or hide rulers

Command+Option+Y

Show or hide the object grid

Command and drag the object's handle

Turn off the snap-to effect for grid, guides, or dynamic guides while resizing an object

Command and drag the object

Turn off the snap-to effect for grid, guides, or dynamic guides while dragging an object

Command+Option+Shift+Y

Toggle snapping objects to the grid

Command+Option+;

Show or hide guides when creating or editing objects

Command+Option+Shift+;

Toggle snapping objects to guides

Command+Option+

Toggle dynamic guides when creating or editing objects

Command+Shift+[ / ]

Bring the selected object forward / backward

Command+Option+[ / ]

Bring the selected object to the front / to the back

Command and click the label

Change part labels from horizontal to vertical or vertical to horizontal

Option and drag the part

Drag the selected layout part past an object

Command+D

Duplicate the selected object

Option and drag the object

Duplicate an object by dragging it

Command+R

Group objects

Command+Shift+R

Ungroup objects

Command+Option+L

Lock an object

Command+Shift+Option+L

Unlock an object

Arrow Keys

Move the selected object one point at a time

Shift and drag the part

Reorder the selected part

Command+Option+R

Rotate an object

Command+Option+F

Display the Field/Control Setup dialog box

Command+Option+K

Display field behavior

Command+Option+B

Display field borders

Option and double-click the field

Display the appropriate formatting dialog box for a field

Enter/ Shift+Enter on numeric keypad.

Toggle the current tool with the Selection tool.

Shift while drawing the line

Draw a horizontal or vertical line with the Line tool

Option while drawing the line

Draw a line to a 45-degree increment with the Line tool

Shift while moving the object

Move an object horizontally or vertically

Option while drawing the circle

Draw a circle with the Oval tool

Option while drawing the square

Draw a square with the Rectangle tool

Shift while dragging a handle

Constrain resizing an object to horizontal or vertical

Option and then resize the object

Constrain resizing an object to a square or circle

Forward+Delete/Option+Delete

Delete next character / delete previous character

Option+Forward Delete

Delete next word / delete previous word

Delete

Delete Previous character

Command+Delete

Delete Text from the insertion point to the beginning of the line

Delete

Clear selected text

Command+C

Copy selected text

Command+C with no objects selected

Copy all text in a record

Command+Option+C with no objects selected

Copy all records in the found set to the Clipboard in text form

Command+X

Cut selected text

Command+V

Paste

Command+Shift+Option+V

Paste text only

Command+Z

Undo

Command+Y/Command+Shift+Z

Redo

Enter on numeric keypad

Exit text edit mode

Command+Shift+F

Find/replace data

Command+G

Find the next occurrence of the specified data

Command+Shift+G

Reverse the current direction of a Find Again operation

Command+Option+G

Replace the Find what data with the Replace with data, then search for and select the next occurrence

Command+Shift+Option+G

Reverse the current direction of a Replace & Find Again operation

Command+Option+I

Find the next occurrence of the selected data in the database

Command+Shift+Option+I

Reverse the current direction of a Find Selected operation

Option+Space

Insert a non-breaking space

Option+Tab

Insert a tab in a field or move the insertion point to the next tab stop

Command+Shift+Y

Open the Spelling dialog box when alerted of a misspelled word

Command+\

Align Text Center

Command+[

Align Text Left

Command+]

Align Text Right

Command+Shift+\

Align Text Justified

Command+Shift+B

Style Text Bold

Command+Shift+I

Style Text Italic

Command+Shift+P

Style Text Plain

Command+Shift+-

Style Text Subscript

Command+Shift+=

Style Text Superscript

Command+Shift+U

Style Text Underline

Command+Option+Shift+> / <

Change Text Size - Up one point / Down one point

Command+Shift+> / <

Change Text Size - The next point size up / next point size down on the menu

Command+Arrow Up/Command+Arrow Down

Move to beginning / move to end of the text

Command+Arrow Left/Command+Arrow Right

Move to beginning / move to end of the line

Option+Arrow Left/Option+Arrow Right

Move to beginning of the previous word / to end of the next word

Command+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right

Select to beginning of line / to end of line

Option+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right

Select to beginning of the previous word / to end of next word

Shift+Arrow Right/Shift+Arrow Left

Select to next character / select previous character

Command+Shift+Arrow Down/Arrow Up

Select to Next line

Command+A

Select all / entire contents of the active field

Command+T

Assign Text

Command+N

Assign Number

Command+D

Assign Date

Command+I

Assign Time

Command+M

Assign Timestamp

Command+R

Assign Container

Command+L

Assign Calculation

Command+S

Assign Summary

Shift+Arrow Keys

Move selection incrementally between objects

Type the characters

Move the selection to an object that includes text beginning with specific characters. If multiple objects share initial characters, you can move the selection to the next occurrence by pressing Command+G/ typing the characters again.

Tab

Switch between the relationships graph and the zoom controls

Option+Arrow Keys

Move the selected object

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Keys after selecting a fully expanded table

Resize the selected object

Shift+click multiple tables / drag the selection pointer through multiple tables

Select multiple tables. To select by dragging completely around tables, press Command while dragging.

Command+A

Select all tables and notes

Command+Shift+A

Select all tables

Command+Y

Select all tables directly related to the currently selected table

Command+U

Select tables with the same source table

Command+T

Toggle the display state of selected tables

Command+Shift+T

Add a table

Command+O when one table is selected

Edit a table

Delete when one / more tables are selected

Delete a table

Command+Shift+R

Add a relationship

Command+O when one relationship is selected

Edit a relationship

Delete when one / more relationships are selected

Delete a relationship

Command+Shift+N while dragging

Add a new text note

Command+D, / Option while dragging

Duplicate a selection

Command+R

Change to Pointer mode

Command+=

Change to Zoom In mode. Shift+click temporarily changes to Zoom Out mode.

Command+-

Change to Zoom Out mode. Shift+click temporarily changes to Zoom In mode.

Command+N

Change to Note mode

Type a percentage value, then Enter

Change the display percentage of the relationships graph

Command+I

Snap to fit

Command+E

Turn page guides on and off

Command+Shift+P

Display page setup options

Command+Z

Undo the last command

Command+Shift+Z

Redo the last command

F5

Step Over command

F6

Step Into command

F7

Step Out command

Option+F8

Run to Breakpoint command

Command+F8/Command+.

Halt Script command

Shift+Command+F5

Set Next Step command

Command+F9

Set/Clear Breakpoint command (toggle the breakpoint)

Shift+Command+F9

Remove Breakpoints command

Command+F10

Edit Script command

Created by admin on 12/27/2014. Last updated by guest on 12/27/2014

 

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