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Microsoft® Project Keyboard Shortcuts

MPUG has done the work for you! We spent some time compiling some of the most useful Microsoft® Project keyboard shortcuts. Keeping this page bookmarked for reference will help make your life a little bit easier. Be sure to also check out our Microsoft® SharePoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Microsoft® Excel Keyboard Shortcuts.

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Alt + F3Show the Field Settings dialog box
Alt + F4Closes Project Help Window
Alt + F10Assign Resources
Alt + EndMove to the End of Project
Alt + HomeMove to the Beginning of Project
Alt + Print ScreenCopy Picture of the Selected Window to the Clipboard
Alt + Shift + -Hide Subtasks
Alt + Shift + *Show All Tasks
Alt + Shift + =Show Subtasks
Alt + Shift + Left ArrowOutdent a Task
Alt + Shift + Right ArrowIndent a Task
Alt + Shift + TabSwitch to Previous Window
Alt + Spacebar | Alt + HyphenControl Menu Will be Activated
Alt + TabNext Window
Arrow KeysMove Between Tasks
Ctrl + EndMove to End of Text Box
Ctrl + F2Links Selected Tasks
Ctrl + F5 | Ctrl + F10Restore the Size of the Active Window After Maximizing it
Ctrl + F6Multiple Open Windows, Switch to Next Window
Ctrl + F9Turn On or Off Auto Calculate
Ctrl + CCopy
Ctrl + DFill Down
Ctrl + FOpens Find Dialog Box
Ctrl + GOpens 'Go To' Dialog Box
Ctrl + KInsert Hyperlink
Ctrl + NOpens a New Blank Project
Ctrl + PPrint
Ctrl + SSave
Crtl + VPaste
Crtl + Alt + VPaste Special
Crtl + XCut
Ctrl + ZUndo
Ctrl + ClickAdd object to a multi-section
Ctrl + HomeMove to Beginning of a Text Box
Ctrl + Right ArrowMove One Word to the Right
Ctrl + Left ArrowMove One Word to the Left
Ctrl + F12 | Ctrl + OOpen Project File
Ctrl + Shift + AChange Task to 'Auto Schedule'
Ctrl + Shift + F2Unlink Selected Tasks
Ctrl + Shift + F6Switch to Previous Window
Ctrl + Shift + MChange Task to 'Manually Schedule'
Ctrl + SpaceSelect Current Column
Ctrl + Up Arrow | Ctrl + Down ArrowJump to First Row | Jump to Last Row
Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4Close Active Project Window
F1Opens Project Help Window
F2Edit Task (or Other Field)
F3With Column Filter Active: Remove All Filters
F7Start Spellcheck
F8Extend Selection Mode On/Off
F12Save As
Home | EndJump to First Cell/Jump to Last Cell in Row
InsertInserts new task
Print ScreenCopy a Picture of the Entire Screen to the Clipboard
Shift + F2Opens the Task Information Dialog Box
Shift + F6Activate Split Bar
Shift + F8Turn off or on the add to selection mode
Shift + F10Shortcut Menu
Shift + F11Open new window
Shift + SpaceSelect Current Row
Shift + TabMove to previous cell


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  1. Noticed you didn’t have Ctrl + G (Go To) in your shortcut list.. I find this one Very helpful.

  2. Community

    Thanks Jay, this has been added to the list.


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