First Steps

Keyboard Input

2.5.1. Keys and key combinations

Parent topic: General Description of the User Interface

The following key combinations are defined. Depending on the system, further key combinations might be preset, whereas those key combinations are not officially supported.

Arrow down

Opens a menu.

Arrow left or right

Moves the cursor within input fields.

Moves the cursor within the calendar views or the date picker.

Opens or closes a folder in the folder view.

Selects a function in the toolbar.

Arrow up or down

Selects an app in the app launcher.

Selects elements in the folder view, the list view or the display area.

Moves the cursor within the calendar views or the date picker.

Opens or closes a folder in the folder view.

Selects a menu entry.

[Ctrl]+[a]

Selects all objects in the list view.

[Ctrl]+[F6] on Windows and Linux systems, [F6] on MacOS systems

Switches between menu bar, folder view, list view and display area.

[Del], [Backspace]

Deletes the selected object.

[End]

Moves the cursor to the end of the line in input fields.

[Enter]

Executes the selected function.

[Esc]

Closes an open menu. Closes a pop-up. Cancels a window.

[Home]

Moves the cursor to the beginning of the line in input fields.

[Page up], [page down]

Browses one page up or down in the folder view or the list view.

Browses the calendar view or the date picker, depending on the time range displayed.

[Space]

Enables or disables the selected checkbox.

[Tab] or [Shift]+[Tab]

Switches to the next or previous executable item, e.g. a function, an input field or a checkbox.