65 Shortcuts for Microsoft Projects 2010

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

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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)

5. 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

6. 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

Created by bernd on 6/18/2011. Last updated by bernd on 10/21/2016

 

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