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Navigation

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

Shift+Ctrl+a

Add grid row

Shift+Alt+b

Browser tree

Shift+Alt+n

Create object

Shift+Alt+d

Delete object

Shift+Alt+m

Delete/Drop multiple objects

Shift+Ctrl+[

Dialog tab backward

Shift+Ctrl+]

Dialog tab forward

Shift+Alt+g

Direct debugging

Shift+Alt+u

Drop Cascade multiple objects

Shift+Alt+e

Edit object properties

Shift+Alt+f

File main menu

Shift+Alt+h

Help main menu

Shift+Alt+o

Object main menu

Shift+Alt+c

Open context menu

Shift+Alt+q

Open query tool

Shift+Ctrl+f

Quick Search

F5

Refresh browser tree

Shift+Alt+s

Search objects

Shift+Alt+[

Tabbed panel backward

Shift+Alt+]

Tabbed panel forward

Shift+Alt+l

Tools main menu

Shift+Alt+v

View data

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

Property Grid Controls

Use the shortcuts below when working with property grid controls:

Shortcut for all platforms

Function

Control+Shift+A

Add row in Grid

Tab

Move focus to the next control

Shift+Tab

Move focus to the previous control

Return

Pick the selected an item in a combo box

Control+Shift+A

Add row in Grid

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

Option + 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

<accesskey> + q

<accesskey> + q

Cancel query

<accesskey> + t

<accesskey> + t

Connection status

<accesskey> + d

<accesskey> + d

Delete rows

<accesskey> + x

<accesskey> + x

Execute options

<accesskey> + f

<accesskey> + f

Filter dialog

<accesskey> + i

<accesskey> + i

Filter options

<accesskey> + n

<accesskey> + n

Find options

<accesskey> + o

<accesskey> + o

Open file

<accesskey> + p

<accesskey> + p

Paste rows

<accesskey> + r

<accesskey> + r

Rows limit

<accesskey> + s

<accesskey> + s

Save file

Ctrl + Alt + L

Ctrl + option + L

Clear query

Shift + Ctrl + m

Shift + Ctrl + m

Commit

F8

F8

Download Results

Shift + F7

Shift + F7

EXPLAIN ANALYZE query

F7

F7

EXPLAIN query

F5

F5

Execute query

Shift + Alt + ]

Shift + option + ]

Next tab

Shift + Alt + [

Shift + option + [

Previous tab

Shift + Ctrl + r

Shift + Ctrl + r

Rollback

F6

F6

Save data changes

Shift + Alt + Tab

Shift + option +Tab

Switch Panel

Shift + Ctrl + u

Shift + Ctrl + u

Toggle case of selected text

Debugger

When using the Debugger, the following shortcuts are available:

Shortcut (Windows/Linux)

Shortcut (Mac)

Function

<accesskey> + x

<accesskey> + x

Clear all breakpoints

<accesskey> + c

<accesskey> + c

Continue/Start

<accesskey> + i

<accesskey> + i

Step into

<accesskey> + o

<accesskey> + o

Step over

<accesskey> + s

<accesskey> + s

Stop

<accesskey> + t

<accesskey> + t

Toggle breakpoint

Shift + Alt + q

Shift + option + q

Edit grid values

Shift + Alt + ]

Shift + option + ]

Next tab

Shift + Alt + [

Shift + option + ]

Previous tab

Shift + Alt + Tab

Shift + option +Tab

Switch Panel

ERD Tool

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

Shortcut (Windows/Linux)

Shortcut (Mac)

Function

Ctrl + Alt + a

Ctrl + option + a

Add table

Ctrl + Alt + n

Ctrl + option + n

Add/Edit note

Ctrl + Alt + l

Ctrl + option + l

Auto align

Ctrl + Alt + c

Ctrl + option + c

Clone table

Ctrl + Alt + i

Ctrl + option + i

Download image

Ctrl + Alt + d

Ctrl + option + d

Drop table

Ctrl + Alt + e

Ctrl + option + e

Edit table

Ctrl + Alt + s

Ctrl + option + s

Generate SQL

Ctrl + Alt + m

Ctrl + option + m

Many to many link

Ctrl + Alt + o

Ctrl + option + o

One to many link

Ctrl + o

Ctrl + o

Open project

Ctrl + s

Ctrl + s

Save project

Shift + Ctrl + s

Shift + Ctrl + s

Save project as

Ctrl + Alt + t

Ctrl + option + t

Show more/fewer details

Shift + Alt + +

Shift + option + +

Zoom in

Shift + Alt + -

Shift + option + -

Zoom out

Shift + Alt + f

Shift + option + f

Zoom to fit

Inner Tab and Panel Navigation

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

Access Key

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

Windows

Linux

Mac

Edge

Alt

Chrome

Alt

Alt

Ctrl + Option

Firefox

Alt + Shift

Alt + Shift

Ctrl + Option

Safari

Alt

Ctrl + Option