ACUMATICA KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

Switching between a keyboard and mouse not only decreases productivity, but it also interrupts concentration and could possibly create mindless errors. So, ditch the mouse and access your favorite Acumatica Cloud ERP features and functions with these keyboard shortcuts.

Toolbar Shortcuts

The following Acumatica keyboard shortcuts can be used to execute commands in the form toolbar.

Keystroke Resulting Action
esc Depending on the context, does one of the following:

– Discards any unsaved changes made to objects or entities and retrieves the last saved version.
– Clears all changes and restores the default settings.

ctrl + insert Clears any values specified on the form, restores any default values, and initiates the creation of a new object or entity.
ctrl + Delete Deletes the currently selected object or entity, clears any values specified on the form, and restores the default values. (Note: you can only delete a document that is not linked with another document)
ctrl + s Saves the changes made to the object or entity.
Page up Displays the previous object or entity and its details.
page down Displays the next object or entity and its details.

 

Summary Area Shortcuts

These keyboard shortcuts are available in the summary or selection area of any form.

Keystroke Resulting Action
tab Moves the cursor to the next element.
shift + tab Moves the cursor to the previous element.
f3 If the cursor is in a lookup box, opens the lookup table to search for a value.
ctrl + left arrow Moves the cursor to the beginning of the next segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).
ctrl + right arrow Moves the cursor to the beginning of the previous segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).
ctrl + shift + L Invoke the Translations dialogue box for boxes with multi-language support if multilingual user input is enabled.

 

Table Navigation Shortcuts

Here’s a list of Acumatica keyboard shortcuts to navigate tables on any forms.

Keystroke Resulting Action
arrow keys Moves one cell up, down, left, or right in a table.
tab Moves the cursor to the next element in the current row.
shift + tab Moves the cursor to the previous element in the current row.
home Goes to the first column in the current row.
end Goes to the last column in the current row.
ctrl + Home Goes to the first row in the same column.
ctrl + end Goes to the last row in the same column.
page down Goes to the first row in the same column.
page up Goes to the last row in the same column.
shift + f Filters the data in the table.
f5 Refreshes the data (if the cursor is set in a table cell).
f6 Sorts the lines by the values in the selected column.
double-click under last row Appends a new row.
enter or F2 Switches to editing mode.
ctrl + shift + l In editing mode, invoke the Translations box for boxes with multi-language support if multilingual user input is enabled.
f4 Switches between grid and form modes.
f3 If the cursor is in a lookup box, opens the lookup table so that you can search for a value.
ctrl + left arrow Moves the cursor to the beginning of the next segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).
ctrl + right arrow Moves the cursor to the beginning of the previous segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).

 

Calendar Navigation Shortcuts

When clicking the arrow of a date box on an Acumatica ERP form, the Calendar dialog box launches. Use the Calendar dialog box to select a new date, which will appear in the date box. The following table displays the keyboard shortcuts to navigate the Calendar dialog box on any form.

Keystroke Resulting Action
left arrow Moves the cursor to the previous day.
right arrow Moves the cursor to the next day.
up arrow Moves the cursor one week earlier.
down arrow Moves the cursor one week later.
enter Fills in the date box with the selected date and close the dialog box.

 

Main Menu Shortcuts

Here’s a list of keyboard shortcuts to work with main menu items.

Keystroke Resulting Action
alt + g Opens the current workspace (which is highlighted in the main menu when you have a form, dashboard, or report of that workspace open).
esc Closes the opened workspace.

 

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