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Dynamics 365 Business Central Keyboard Shortcuts

If your business is looking to adopt or has recently upgraded its finance system to Dynamics 365 Business Central then it is handy to be able to know if there are shortcuts that will make your job easier on a day to day basis.

Don't worry, we've taken this into account and have put together some of the more useful keyboard shortcuts for Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Keyboard Shortcuts

General Keyboard Shortcuts

Action To do this in Dynamics 365 Business Central
Tab Move focus to the next control or element on a page, such as actions, buttons, fields, or list headings.
Shift+Tab Move focus to the previous control or element on a page, such as buttons, fields, or list headings.
Enter Enable or access the element or control that is in focus.
Alt+Down Arrow Open a drop-down list or look up a value for a field.
Alt+Right Arrow See the transactions that resulted in a calculated value in a field.

 

Keyboard Shortcuts to improve overall search capability in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Action To do this in Dynamics 365 Business Central
F3 Toggle search.
Shift+F3 Filter rows.
Ctrl+Shift+F3 Filter totals.
Alt+F3 Filter to current values.
Shift+Alt+F3 Filter to current column.
Ctrl+Enter Jump to row.
Shift+Alt+Ctrl+F3 Reset Filter.
F8 Copy cell above.
Ctrl+C Copy rows.
Ctrl+V Paste totals.
Alt+Q Tell me to leverage AI, empowering you to search and quickly navigate Business Central.

 

Keyboard Shortcuts in Lists within Dynamics 365 Business Central

Action To do this in a list view in Dynamics 365 Business Central To do this in a tile view in Dynamics 365 Business Central
Up Arrow Move in the same column to the field in the row above. Move in the same column to the tile in the row above.
Down Arrow Move in the same column to the field in the row below. Move in the same column to the tile in the row below.
Right Arrow Move in the same row to the next actionable field to the right. Move in the same row to the next tile to the right.
Left Arrow Move in the same row to the previous field to the left. Move in the same row to the previous tile to the left.
Home Move to the first field in the row. Move to the first tile in the row.
End Move to the last actionable field in the row. Move to the last tile in the row.
Page Up Move in the same column to the uppermost visible row. Move in the same column to the uppermost visible row.
Page Down Move in the same column to lowermost visible row. Move in the same column to the lowermost visible row.
Enter Open the record that is associated with the field. Opens the record.
Ctrl+Home Select the first row in the list; focus moves to the first actionable field in row. Move to the tile in first row in the list.
Ctrl+End Select the last row in the list; focus moves to first actionable field in row. Move to the first tile in last row in the list.
Ctrl+Click Extend the selection of rows to include the row that you click. N/A
Shift+Click Extend the selection of rows to include the row that you click and all the rows in between. N/A
Ctrl+Up Arrow Move focus to the row above and keep the current row selected. N/A
Ctrl+Down Arrow Move focus to the row below and keep the current row selected. N/A
Ctrl+Space Bar Extend the selection of rows to included the focused row. N/A
Ctrl+A Select all rows. N/A
Shift+Up Arrow Extend the selection of rows to include the row above. N/A
Shift+Down Arrow Extend the selection of rows to include the row below. N/A
Shift+Page Up Extend the selection of rows to include all visible rows above the current selection of rows. N/A
Shift+Page Down Extend the selection of rows to include all all visible rows below the current selection of rows. N/A
Ctrl+Enter Move focus to the next element outside the list. Move focus to the next element outside the list.

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