Shortcuts FileMaker Pro for MacOS

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the FileMaker Pro for MacOS which is used on the operating system MacOS, in this hotkeys description 111 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

General Shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+. Cancel running script
Space Click a selected button or popover button on a layout with the keyboard
Esc Close dialog box
Command+W Close a file
Option+Command+W Close all files
Command+Q Quit
Command+/ Open Help
Command+O Open a file
Option while opening the file Use a specified account name and password to open a file
Command+Shift+O Open a remote file
Command+Shift+D Open the Manage Database dialog box
Command+Shift+F Open the Find/Replace dialog box
Command+Shift+L Open the Manage Layouts dialog box
Command+K Open the Field Picker dialog box
Command+Enter Add a new field in the Field Picker dialog box
Command+, Open the Preferences dialog box
Command+P Print
Command+Option+P Print without the Print dialog box
Ctrl+Arrow Up/Ctrl+Arrow Down Reorder items in a list box, such as Script steps, Fields, Parts
Command+S Sort
Command+Z Undo the last command
Command+Shift+S Open the Manage Scripts dialog box
Command+S Save a script
Command+1 through Command+0 Perform one of the first ten scripts listed in the Scripts menu
Command+N Create a record, request, or layout
Command+E Delete a record, request, or layout
Command+Option+E Delete a record without confirmation
Command+D Duplicate a record, request, or layout object
Command+S Save a layout
MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Tab/Shift+Tab Move to next object / move to previous object (field, button, or tab)
Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up Move to next / move to previous record, request, layout, or page
Arrow Right/Arrow Left Move to nexst tab / move to previosu tab (When a tab is selected)
Command+W Close a window
Command+Option+Z Resize the window; full screen or previous size
Page Down/Page Up Scroll the document down / up
Home/End Scroll to the beginning / end of the document
Command+Option+S Show or hide the status toolbar
Command+M Minimize the current window
Command+H Hide the FileMaker Pro application

Insert and Replace Values

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+- Inset current date
Command+; Inset current time
Command+; Inset The current time and date in a timestamp field
Command+Shift+N Inset current user name
Command+I Inset Information from the index
Command+' Insert Information from the last visited record
Command+Shift+' Inset Information from the last record and move to the next field
Command+Option+M Merge fields
Command+V Paste Text from the Clipboard
Command+Option+Shift+V Paste Text without styles
Command+= Replace a field's value
Command+A Select all fields
Shift+click each object, / drag the arrow pointer to make a box that includes the objects Select multiple objects
Command+Option+A Select objects of the same type when an object is selected
Up Arrow / Down Arrow Select items in a list
Ctrl+Up Arrow, Ctrl+Arrow Down Move a selected item in a list

Switch Modes

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+B Switch to Browse mode
Command+F Switch to Find mode
Command+L Switch to Layout mode
Command+U Switch to Preview mode

Browse Mode Shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+N Create a new record
Command+D Duplicate a record
Command+E Delete a record
Command+Option+E Delete a record without confirmation
Command+R Modify last find
Command+J Show all records
Command+S Sort records
Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up Go to the next record / previous record
Esc (to activate the book icon), type the record number, then press Enter Move to a specific record
Command+T Omit a record
Command+Shift+T Omit multiple records
Esc Open or close a drop-down list or calendar for an active field
Command+P Print records
Command+Option+P Print records without dialog box
Command+Shift+R Refresh a window
Command+Option+F Activate the quick find box

Find Mode Shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+T Select/deselect Omit button
Command+N Create a new find request
Command+E Delete a find request
Command+D Duplicate a find request
Command+J Show all records
Enter (disabled when a script is paused) Perform a find request
Command+I Paste from the index
Ctrl+Arrow Down/Ctrl+Arrow Up Move to next find request / move to previous request
Escape (to activate the book icon), type the request number, then press Enter Move to a specific find request

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Shift+T Add a table
Command+O when one table is selected Edit a table
Delete when one / more tables are selected Delete a table
Command+Shift+R Add a relationship
Command+O when one relationship is selected Edit a relationship
Delete when one / more relationships are selected Delete a relationship
Command+Shift+N while dragging Add a new text note
Command+D, / Option while dragging Duplicate a selection
Command+R Change to Pointer mode
Command+= Change to Zoom In mode. Shift+click temporarily changes to Zoom Out mode.
Command+- Change to Zoom Out mode. Shift+click temporarily changes to Zoom In mode.
Command+N Change to Note mode
Type a percentage value, then Enter Change the display percentage of the relationships graph
Command+I Snap to fit
Command+E Turn page guides on and off
Command+Shift+P Display page setup options
Command+Z Undo the last command
Command+Shift+Z Redo the last command

Script Debugger (Pro Advanced Only)

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F5 Step Over command
F6 Step Into command
F7 Step Out command
Option+F8 Run to Breakpoint command
Command+F8/Command+. Halt Script command
Shift+Command+F5 Set Next Step command
Command+F9 Set/Clear Breakpoint command (toggle the breakpoint)
Shift+Command+F9 Remove Breakpoints command
Command+F10 Edit Script command
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program