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A - Selected Keyboard Shortcuts

This appendix lists useful keyboard shortcuts that can help accelerate your efficiency in using SAP® Business One. You might want to keep a copy of this appendix near your keyboard for easy reference.

General Shortcuts



Display the SAP Business One main menu

Ctrl + 0 (zero, not the letter O)

Print the current document or record

Ctrl + P

Display transaction journal

Ctrl + J

Exit SAP Business One

Ctrl + Q


Ctrl + Z


Ctrl + Shift + Z


Ctrl + X


Ctrl + C


Ctrl + V

Find customers or items that start with a certain letter

Type letters in name or description field * Tab

Select multiple items

Hold down Ctrl and click all desired items

View user-defined fields

Ctrl + Shift + U

View the next record or document

Ctrl + right arrow

View the previous document or record

Ctrl + left arrow

Change to add mode (if displaying document or master data, opens a blank document or master data screen)

Ctrl + A

Change to find mode

Ctrl + F

Change a field name

Ctrl and double-click field name

Enter today's date in a date field

* and Tab

Enter a date in the current month

Day of month and Tab

Enter a date in the current year

Day and month and Tab

Close all windows except the SAP Business One main menu

Shift and click X in window's upper right corner

Table Shortcuts



Add a row

Ctrl + I

Duplicate a row

Ctrl + M

Delete a row

Ctrl + K

Sort table by column in ascending order

Double-click column header

Sort table by column in descending order

Alt + double-click column header

Display detailed information about a row

Ctrl + L

Go to the first row

Ctrl + H

Go to the last row

Ctrl + E

Shortcuts in Sales and Purchasing Documents



Calculate gross profit

Ctrl + G

Specify a payment method

Ctrl + Y

Calculate volume and weight

Ctrl + W

Open base document

Ctrl + N

Open target document

Ctrl + T

Go to business partner code field

Ctrl + U

Go to the Remarks field

Ctrl + R

Choose a serial number for an item

Ctrl + Tab in Item Quantity field

Check the latest prices

Ctrl + Tab in Item Price field

Display alternate items

Ctrl + Tab in Item No. field

Display all warehouses and quantities

Ctrl + Tab in Warehouse field

Copy an amount when entering a payment

After clicking the moneybag icon to specify an incoming payment, press Ctrl + B to copy the amount into the document


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