Keyboard Shortcuts for Visual FoxPro

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SUMMARY

This article lists the keyboard shortcuts in Visual FoxPro for menu commands, window manipulation, Help keys, and default macro definitions.

Information in this article is also available in the Visual FoxPro Help file under different topics, all beginning with "Shortcut Keys."

MORE INFORMATION

The tables in this article show Visual FoxPro shortcuts for running menu commands, manipulating windows, accessing Help, and using default macro definitions.

Menu commands

Shortcut   Command                           Applies to
------------------------------------------------------------
CTRL+A     Select All (Edit Menu)            Editing text
CTRL+C     Copy (Edit Menu)
CTRL+D     Do (Program Menu)
CTRL+E     Delete Item (Menu Menu)           Designing menus
CTRL+E     Do <program> (Program Menu)       Programs
CTRL+F     Find (Edit Menu)
CTRL+H     Change Partitions (Table Menu)    Browse windows
CTRL+I     Insert Item (Menu Menu)           Designing menus
CTRL+J     Project Info (Project Menu)       Projects
CTRL+L     Replace (Edit Menu)
CTRL+M     Resume (Program Menu)             Programs
CTRL+N     New (File Menu)
CTRL+O     Open (File Menu)
CTRL+P     Print (File Menu)
CTRL+Q     Run Query (Query Menu)            Queries
           or Close Active Window or
           dialog box if Query Designer
           is not active.
CTRL+R     Redo (Edit Menu)
CTRL+S     Save (File Menu)
CTRL+T     Toggle Deletion Mark (Table Menu) Browse windows
CTRL+V     Paste (Edit Menu)
CTRL+W     Close current Text window or
           dialog box and saves changes.
CTRL+X     Cut (Edit Menu)
CTRL+Y     Append New Record (Table Menu)    Browse windows
CTRL+Z     Undo (Edit Menu)
				

Window manipulation

CTRL+F1     Cycles windows
CTRL+F2     Displays Command window
CTRL+F4     Closes active window
CTRL+F5     Restores maximized window
CTRL+F6     Cycles windows
CTRL+F7     Moves active window
CTRL+F8     Sizes active window
CTRL+F9     Minimizes active window
CTRL+F10    Maximizes active window
				

Help

F1: Displays Help Contents or context-sensitive Help on active items (for example, a highlighted keyword in the Command window or the current property in the Properties window). SHIFT+F1: Enables user-prompted context-sensitive Help. The insertion pointer changes to a question mark so that you can click an item (for example, a menu command or toolbox) to display context-sensitive Help.

Default Macros Definitions

F2     SET
F3     LIST
F4     DIRECTORY
F5     DISPLAY STRUCTURE
F6     DISPLAY STATUS
F7     DISPLAY MEMORY
F8     DISPLAY
F9     APPEND
				
NOTE: The macro definitions apply to the Command window. You can change the macro definitions by using the Macros command on the Tools menu.

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Article ID: 130167 - Last Review: February 23, 2014 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 3.0 Standard Edition
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