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Shortcut keys - Microsoft Access

To move it one character to the right

To move it one word to the right

To move it one word to the left

To move it to the end of the field, in single-line fields

To move it to the end of the field, in multiple-line fields

To move it to the beginning of the field, in single-line fields

To move it to the beginning of the field, in multiple-line fields

To move it one character to the left Copying, moving, or deleting text

To copy the selection to the Clipboard

To cut the selection and copy it to the Clipboard

To paste the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point

To delete the selection or the character to the left of the insertion point

To delete the selection or the character to the right of the insertion point DEL

RIGHT ARROW

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

LEFT ARROW

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

END

CTRL+END HOME

CTRL+HOME

CTRL

CTRL+C

CTRL+X

CTRL+V

BACKSPACE

DEL

Undoing changes

To undo typing CTRL+Z or ALT+BACKSPACE

To undo changes in the current field or current record; if both have been changed, press ESC twice to undo changes first in the current field and then in the current record ESC

CTRL+Z OR ALT+BACKSPACE

ESC

Entering data in Datasheet or Form view

To insert the current date

To insert the current time

To insert the default value for a field

To insert the value from the same field in the previous record

To add a new record

To delete the current record

To save changes to the current record

To switch between the values in a check box or option button

To insert a new line

CTRL+SEMICOLON[;]

CTRL+COLON[:]

CTRL+ALT+SPACEBAR

CTRL+PLUS SIGN [+]

CTRL+MUNUS SIGN [+]

CTRL+MINUS SIGN[.]

SHIFT+ENTER

SPACEBAR

CTRL+ENTER

Refreshing fields with current data

To recalculate the fields in the window

To requery the underlying tables; in a subform, this requeries the underlying table for the subform only

Refresh the contents of a Lookup field list box or combo box F9

To move it to the beginning of the field, in multiple-line fields

To move it to the beginning of the field, in multiple-line fields

To move it to the beginning of the field, in multiple-line fields

F9

SHIFT+F9

F9

CTRL+HOME

CTRL+HOME

CTRL+HOME