Shortcuts Access for Windows

Microsoft Office Access or simply Microsoft Access is Microsoft's relational database management system. Included in the Microsoft Office suite. It has a wide range of functions, including related queries, communication with external tables and databases.

Database Operation

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N New database
Ctrl+O Open existing database
Ctrl+S/Shift+F12 Save Database
Tab Move to next cell
F12 Open the Save As Box
Ctrl+P Print the current object
Ctrl+F Open Find tab in dialog box
Ctrl+H Open Replace tab in dialog box

Windows/Content Switching/Navigation

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Arrow Down Move down a line
Arrow Up Move Up a line
PgUp Move up a page
PgDn Move down a page
F4 Switch to propery sheet
F2 Switch betwwn edit mode
F6 Switch windows(between upper and lower portion)
F5 Switch to form view from form design view
F7 Open VB Editor/Open the choose builder dialog box
Alt+F11 Switch from the VB editor back to form
F11 Toggle between Navigation Pane
Ctrl+F6 Cycle between windows
Enter Restore the window
Alt+Space Display Control Menu
ShortcutMenuKey Display shortcut menu(key exist on right of Alt Rt)
Alt+N Move to next page of wizard
Alt+B MOve to previous page of wizard
Alt+F Complete the wizard
Home Move to beginning
End Move to End
Ctrl+Tab Switch to the next tab in dialog box
Ctrl+Shift+Tab Switch to the previous tab in dialog box

Design/Content Operation(on selected control)

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+X Cut
Arrow Right/Ctrl+Arrow Right Move to Right
Arrow Left/Ctrl+Arrow Left Move to Left
Arrow Up/Ctrl+Arrow Up Move to Up
Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Down Move to down
Shift+Arrow Down Increase the height
Shift+Arrow Up Decrease the height
Shift+Arrow Right Increase the width
Shift+Arrow Left decrease the width
F2 Display complete hyperlink
F7 Check Spelling
Alt+Enter Display Property sheet
Alt+F4 Exit access 16
Ctrl+F2 Invoke builder
Shift+F2 Open the zoom box
Ctrl+Z/Alt+ Bkspace Undo
Ctrl+Delete Delete all character to the right
F5 Move the record number box
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Date of change: 14.03.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program