66 Shortcuts for Tableau (Windows)  [edit]

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minusplus1. General
Ctrl+A Select all data
A Use Rectangular Selection tool
Ctrl+B Smaller cell size
Ctrl+Shift+B Bigger cell size
Ctrl+C Copy selected data
Alt+Shift+C Place selected field on Columns shelf
Ctrl+D Connect to data source
D Use Lasso Selection Tool
Ctrl+E Describe sheet
Ctrl+F Makes the find command in the Data pane active
Alt+Shift+F Place selected field on Filters shelf
Ctrl+H Switch in and out of Presentation Mode
Alt+Shift+I Place selected field on Size
Ctrl+L Flip orientation of column labels at bottom of view
Alt+Shift+L Place selected field on Detail
Ctrl+M New worksheet
Ctrl+N New workbook
Ctrl+O Open file
Alt+Shift+O Place selected field on Color
Ctrl+P Print
Alt+Shift+P Place selected field on Pages shelf
Alt+Shift+R Place selected field on Rows shelf
Ctrl+S Save file
S Use Radial Selection Tool
Alt+Shift+S Place selected field on Shape
Alt+Shift+T Place selected field on Text/Label
Ctrl+V Paste clipboard
Ctrl+W Swap rows and columns
Ctrl+X Cut text selection (e.g., in captions, titles, formulas, etc.)
Alt+Shift+X Place selected field on Rows shelf
Ctrl+Y Redo
Alt+Shift+Y Place selected field on Columns shelf
Ctrl+Z Undo
Alt+Shift+Backspace Clear the current worksheet
Ctrl+Arrow Left Make rows narrower
Ctrl+Arrow Right Make rows wider
Ctrl+Arrow Down Make columns shorter
Ctrl+Arrow Up Make columns taller
Ctrl+1 Show Me!
Enter Add the selected field to the sheet. Only works with a single field
F1 Opens the Help
Ctrl+F4 Deletes the selected sheet (on a dashboard)
Alt+F4 Closes the current workbook
F4 Starts and stops forward playback on the pages shelf
Shift+F4 Starts and stops backward playback on the pages shelf
F5 Refreshes the data source
Ctrl+, Skip backward one page
Ctrl+F6 Cycle forward through open worksheets
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Cycle backward through open worksheets
F9 Run update
F10 Toggles Automatic Updates on and off
F12 Reverts workbook to last saved state
Esc Clears the selection (Desktop and Reader only)

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minusplus2. Navigation and Selection Shortcuts
Click Selects the mark
Drag Selects a group of marks
Ctrl+Click Adds individual marks to the selection
Ctrl+Drag Adds a group of marks to the selection
Shift+Drag Pans around the view
Ctrl+Shift+Click Zooms in to a point in the view (requires zoom mode if not map)
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Click Zooms out from a point on a map (requires zoom mode if not map)
Shift+Double-click Zooms out
Ctrl+Shift+Drag Zooms in to an area in the view (requires zoom mode if not map)
Scroll Zooms in and out on a map

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minusplus3. Field Selection Shortcuts
Right-click+Drag to shelf Opens the Drop Field menu
Ctrl+Drag Copies a field in the view to be placed on another shelf or card
Double-click Adds a field to the view

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Uploaded by SarthakMenpara, updated on 7/10/2017 by bernd