Keyboard Shortcuts (Report Builder 1.0)

When you work in Report Builder, you have access to all the shortcut keys for navigation that are provided by the Windows environment. You can select from several standard keyboard mapping schemes, or customize the mapping scheme by adding or changing keyboard shortcuts.

You can navigate through the Report Builder window, or select and change options in dialog boxes, without using the mouse. For example, to view the Getting Started pane in the Report Builder window, you can press Ctrl+F1.

Report Builder provides many shortcut menus for quick access to frequently used dialog boxes and commands. Shortcut menus are dynamic and may contain different options, depending on the user configuration and the current objects. As you explore Report Builder, make sure you right-click objects to explore the menu options and learn about these shortcuts.

NoteNote

Shortcuts can contain the SHIFT, ALT, and/or CTRL keys in combination with letters or, use function keys, for example, F1 opens the Report Builder Help file.

Description

Key Combination

Open the File menu

Alt+F

Create a new report

Ctrl+N

Open a new report

Ctrl+O

Save a report

Ctrl+S

Save as

Alt+F and then press A

Open from file

Alt+F and then press V

Open the Page Setup dialog box

Alt+F and then press U

Exit Report Builder

Alt+F and then press X

Open the Edit menu

Alt+E

Undo <action>

Ctrl+Z

Redo <action>

Ctrl+Y

Delete

Delete key

Delete Group

Alt+E and then press G

Search

Ctrl+E

Open the View menu

Alt+V

Design Report

F8/Alt+V and then press S

Run Report

F5/Alt+V and then press R

Open the Toolbar submenu

Alt+V and then press T

Show/hide the Standard toolbar

Alt+V, press T and then press S

Show/hide the Formatting toolbar

Alt+V, press T and then press F

Show/hide the Borders toolbar

Alt+V, press T and then press B

Show/hide the Report toolbar

Alt+V, press T and then press R

Show/hide the Explorer pane

Alt+V and then press E

Show/hide the Task pane

Ctrl+F1/Alt+V and then press K

Advanced Explorer

Alt+V and then press V

Open the Insert menu

Alt+I

Insert a text box

Alt+I and then press T

Insert a Filter description text box

Alt+I and then press L

Inserts a Total Row Count text box

Alt+I and then press C

Open the Format menu

Alt+O

Open the Format dialog box with the Number tab selected

Alt+O and then press N

Open the Format dialog box with the Alignment tab selected

Alt+O and then press A

Open the Format dialog box with the Font tab selected

Alt+O and then press F

Open the Format dialog box with the Border tab selected

Alt+O and then press B

Open the Format dialog box with the Fill tab selected

Alt+O and then press F

Open the Format dialog box with the Picture tab selected

Alt+O and then press P

Open the Report menu

Alt+R

Open the Filter dialog box

Ctrl+F

Open the Define Formula dialog box

Ctrl+E

Open the Sort and Group dialog box

Ctrl+S

Open the Report Properties

Ctrl+P

Open the Help menu

Alt+H

Open the Report Builder Help file

F1/Alt+H and then press R

View the About Report Builder information

Alt+H and then press A

Enter text edit mode within a selected text box and cell.

F2

Exit text edit mode

Esc

Exit the text box.

Enter

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