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Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are provided in pgAdmin to allow easy access to specific functions. Alternate shortcuts can be configured through File > Preferences if desired.˝

Main Browser Window

When using main browser window, the following keyboard shortcuts are available:

Shortcut for all platforms

Function

Alt+Shift+F

Open the File menu

Alt+Shift+O

Open the Object menu

Alt+Shift+L

Open the Tools menu

Alt+Shift+H

Open the Help menu

Alt+Shift+B

Focus the browser tree

Alt+Shift+[

Move tabbed panel backward

Alt+Shift+]

Move tabbed panel forward

Alt+Shift+Q

Open the Query Tool in the current database

Alt+Shift+V

View Data in the selected table/view

Alt+Shift+C

Open the context menu

Alt+Shift+N

Create an object

Alt+Shift+E

Edit object properties

Alt+Shift+D

Delete the object

Alt+Shift+G

Direct debugging

Dialog Tabs

Use the shortcuts below to navigate the tabsets on dialogs:

Shortcut for all platforms

Function

Control+Shift+[

Dialog tab backward

Control+Shift+]

Dialog tab forward

SQL Editors

When using the syntax-highlighting SQL editors, the following shortcuts are available:

Shortcut (Windows/Linux)

Shortcut (Mac)

Function

Alt+Left

Option+Left

Move to the beginning of the line

Alt+Right

Option+Right

Move to the end of the line

Ctrl+Alt+Left

Cmd+Option+Left

Move left one word

Ctrl+Alt+Right

Cmd+Option+Right

Move right one word

Ctrl+/

Cmd+/

Comment selected code (Inline)

Ctrl+.

Cmd+.

Uncomment selected code (Inline)

Ctrl+Shift+/

Cmd+Shift+/

Comment/Uncomment code (Block)

Ctrl+A

Cmd+A

Select all

Ctrl+C

Cmd+C

Copy selected text to the clipboard

Ctrl+R

Cmd+R

Redo last edit un-done

Ctrl+V

Cmd+V

Paste text from the clipboard

Ctrl+Z

Cmd+Z

Undo last edit

Tab

Tab

Indent selected text

Shift+Tab

Shift+Tab

Un-indent selected text

Alt+G

Alt+G

Jump (to line:column)

Ctrl+Space

Ctrl+Space

Auto-complete

Ctrl+F

Cmd+F

Find

Ctrl+G

Cmd+G

Find next

Ctrl+Shift+G

Cmd+Shift+G

Find previous

Ctrl+Shift+F

Cmd+Shift+F

Replace

Query Tool

When using the Query Tool, the following shortcuts are available:

Shortcut (Windows/Linux)

Shortcut (Mac)

Function

F5

F5

Execute query

F7

F7

EXPLAIN query

Shift+F7

Shift+F7

EXPLAIN ANALYZE query

F8

F8

Execute query to CSV file

<accesskey> + o

<accesskey> + o

Open file

<accesskey> + s

<accesskey> + s

Save file

<accesskey> + n

<accesskey> + n

Find option drop down

<accesskey> + c

<accesskey> + c

Copy row(s)

<accesskey> + p

<accesskey> + p

Paste row(s)

<accesskey> + d

<accesskey> + d

Delete row(s)

<accesskey> + f

<accesskey> + f

Filter dialog

<accesskey> + i

<accesskey> + i

Filter options drop down

<accesskey> + r

<accesskey> + r

Row limit

<accesskey> + q

<accesskey> + q

Cancel query

<accesskey> + l

<accesskey> + l

Clear option drop down

<accesskey> + x

<accesskey> + x

Execute option drop down

<accesskey> + t

<accesskey> + t

Display connection status

<accesskey> + y

<accesskey> + y

Copy SQL on history panel

Debugger

When using the Debugger, the following shortcuts are available:

Shortcut (Windows/Linux)

Shortcut (Mac)

Function

<accesskey> + i

<accesskey> + i

Step in

<accesskey> + o

<accesskey> + o

Step over

<accesskey> + c

<accesskey> + c

Continue/Restart

<accesskey> + t

<accesskey> + t

Toggle breakpoint

<accesskey> + x

<accesskey> + x

Clear all breakpoints

<accesskey> + s

<accesskey> + s

Stop

Alt + Shift + q

Alt + Shift + q

Enter or Edit values in Grid

Inner Panel Navigation

When using the Query Tool and Debugger, the following shortcuts are available for inner panel navigation:

Shortcut (Windows/Linux)

Shortcut (Mac)

Function

Alt + Shift + Right Arrow

Alt + Shift + Right Arrow

Move to next inner panel

Alt + Shift + Left Arrow

Alt + Shift + Left Arrow

Move to previous inner panel

Access Key

<accesskey> is browser and platform dependant. The following table lists the default access keys for supported browsers.

Windows

Linux

Mac

Internet Explorer

Alt

Alt

Chrome

Alt

Alt

Ctrl+Alt

Firefox

Alt+Shift

Alt+Shift

Ctrl+Alt

Safari

Alt

Ctrl+Alt