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Database window shortcut keys in MS Access


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Database window shortcut keys in MS Access

Editing and navigating the Object list

Key

Description

F2

To rename a selected object

DOWN ARROW

To move down one line

PAGE DOWN

To move down one window

END

To move to the last object

UP ARROW

To move up one line

PAGE UP

To move up one window

HOME

To move to the first object

Navigating and opening objects

Key

Description

CTRL+TAB

To cycle through the Objects bar top to bottom

SHIFT+CTRL+TAB

To cycle through the Objects bar bottom to top

ENTER or ALT+O

To open the selected table or query in Datasheet view, or form in Form view

ENTER

To open the selected report in Print Preview

ENTER

To open the selected data access page in Page view

ENTER

To run the selected macro

ALT+N

To create a new table, query, form, report, data access page, macro, or module

F5

To refresh the Database window

CTRL+G

To display the Immediate window in the Visual Basic Editor

CTRL+ENTER or ALT+D  

To open the selected table, query, form, report, data access page, macro, or module in Design view

Work with menus

Key

Description

SHIFT+F10

To show the shortcut menu

F10

To make the menu bar active

ALT+SPACEBAR

To show the program icon menu (on the program title bar)

HOME or END

To select the first or last command on the menu or submenu

ALT

To close the visible menu and submenu at the same time

ESC

To close the visible menu; or, with a submenu visible, to close the submenu only

DOWN ARROW or UP ARROW   

With the menu or submenu is visible, to select the next or previous command

LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW

To select the menu to the left or right; or, when a submenu is visible, to switch between the main menu and the submenu

 

Work with toolbars

Key

Description

CTRL+TAB or CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

To select the next or previous toolbar

ENTER

When a menu on a toolbar is selected, to open the menu

ENTER

When a button is selected, to perform the action assigned to a button

TAB or SHIFT+TAB

When a toolbar is active, to select the next or previous button or menu on the toolbar

               


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