65 Shortcuts for Microsoft Projects 2010 (Windows)  [edit]

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Official Projects 2010 Help lists more shortcuts, but not all seem to work. List is limited to what was verifed successfully.

minusplus1. Navigate Gantt Chart and Select Tasks
Arrow Keys Move between Tasks
Home/End Jump first cell / jump to last cell in row
Ctrl+Arrow Up/Ctrl+Arrow Down Jump to first row / jump to last row
Ctrl+Home/Ctrl+End Jump to first cell / jump to last cell
Shift+Space Select current row
Ctrl+Space Select current column
Shift+Arrow Keys With shift pressed, extend selection of cell (or of row/column if selected prior)
Ctrl+Shift+Home/Ctrl+Shift+End Extend selection to beginning / to end of document. To select all, press ctrl+home, then ctrl+shift+end
Enter/Shift+Enter With active selection: move up / move down
Tab/Shift+Tab With active selection: move to the right / move to the left
F3 With Column Filter active: Remove all Filters

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minusplus2. Manage Tasks
Ctrl+Shift+A Change task to 'Auto Schedule'
Ctrl+Shift+M Change task to 'Manually Schedule'
Alt+Shift+Arrow Right Indent selected task (make it a subtask)
Alt+Shift+Arrow Left Outdent selected task (promote subtask)
F2 Edit Task (or any other field)
Ctrl+F2 With multiple tasks selected: Link Tasks
Ctrl+Shift+F2 With multiple tasks selected: Unlink Tasks
Shift+F2 Open 'Task Information' Window for current Task
Alt+F10 Open 'Assign Resources' Window for current Task
Insert Insert new Task at current Position
Alt+Shift+- Collapse / Hide Subtask(s)
Alt+Shift+= Expand / Show Subtask(s)
Alt+Shift+* Expand All / Show All Subtasks

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minusplus3. Change Time Scale View
Alt+Arrow Left/Alt+Arrow Right Move the Time Scale view to the right / to the left
Alt+Home Move to start of the Time Scale (typically current date)
Ctrl+[/ on numeric keyboard Zoom in Time Scale (show smaller time units)
Ctrl+* on numeric keyboard Zoom out Time Scale (show larger time units)
Ctrl+Shift+F5 Bring Time Scale into focus for current Task

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minusplus4. Edit Fields
Enter Accept an entry
Esc Cancel an entry
Backspace Delete one character to the left
Delete Delete one character to the right
Ctrl+Delete Delete one word to the right
Shift+End/Shift+Home Extend the selection to the end / to the start of the text
Insert Turn Overtype mode on or off
Ctrl+B Mark entry or selection as bold
Ctrl+I Mark entry or selection as italic
Ctrl+U Mark entry or selection as underline
Alt+arrow down on date field Open Calendar (press escape twice to leave field)

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minusplus5. Access Projects 2010 Features
Ctrl+P Print Menu
Ctrl+O Open Menu
Ctrl+S Save Project
Ctrl+F Find Menu
Ctrl+G Goto Menu
Ctrl+H Replace Menu
Ctrl+K Insert Hyperlink
Alt+J Jump to ribbon menus
Ctrl+X/Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V Cut / Copy / Paste
Ctrl+N New Project
F7 Start Spellcheck

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minusplus6. Navigate Projects Help
F1 Open the Help window
Alt+F4 Close the Help window
Alt+Tab Switch between Help and active program
Alt+Home Go to Projects Help Home
Tab/Shift+Tab Select the next item / previous item
Enter Perform the action for the selected item
Alt+Arrow Left/Alt+Arrow Right Move back to the previous / forward to next topic
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Scroll up / scroll down
Page Up/Page Down Scroll larger amounts up or down, respectively, within the currently displayed Help topic.
Ctrl+P Print the current Help topic.
Ctrl+F Search on page. Press escape to close search window
F6 Switch among areas in the Help window
Arrow Down/ arrow up in Table of Contents Select next / select previous item
Arrow Right/ arrow left in Table of Contents Expand or collapse the selected item

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