Tell me about keyboard shortcuts in Quicken


Many shortcuts require that you press two keys. For example, "CTRL+A" means hold down the CTRL key and press the letter A.

Shortcuts do not work in browser-based Quicken features.

Features and Lists

To Press
Go to the Home tab ALT+Home
Go to the Write Checks screen CTRL+W
Go to the Calendar CTRL+K
Go to the Account List CTRL+A
Go to the Category List CTRL+SHIFT+C
Go to the Tag List CTRL+L
Go to the Bill & Income Reminders dialog CTRL+J
Go to the Manage Hidden Accounts dialog CTRL+SHIFT+M
Go to the Memorized Payee List CTRL+T
Print CTRL+P
Select an item in a list First letter of item, then press DOWN ARROW as needed

Dates

To switch to Press
Today t
First day of this month m
Last day of this month h
First day of this year y
Last day of this year r
Go to date CTRL+G



Moving around in windows and fields

To go to Press
Maximize register view F11
Previous window ALT+BACK ARROW
Next window ALT+FORWARD ARROW
Next field or column TAB
Previous field or column SHIFT+TAB
Beginning of field HOME
First field in transaction or window or first report row HOME twice
First transaction in window HOME three times
First transaction in register HOME four times
First transaction or upper left corner of report CTRL+HOME
End of field END
Last field in transaction or window, or last report row END twice
Last transaction in window END three times
Last transaction in register END four times
Last transaction or lower right corner of report CTRL+END
Next window or check PAGE DOWN
Previous window or check PAGE UP
Next month CTRL+PAGE DOWN
First day of month CTRL+PAGE UP
Up or down one row UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW

File Operations

To Press
Back up a file CTRL+B
Open a file CTRL+O

Register and Write Checks

To Press
Decrease date or check number - (minus sign)
Increase date or check number + (plus sign)
Copy data from the field above the currently selected field in the Split Transaction dialog ' (apostrophe)
Copy a field in the register CTRL+INS
Cut a field in the register SHIFT+DEL
Paste a field in the register Shift+ INS
Delete a transaction or split line CTRL+D
Find a transaction CTRL+F
Replace a transaction CTRL+H
Go to a new transaction CTRL+N
Insert a transaction CTRL+I
Memorize a transaction CTRL+M
QuickFill, automatic recall Type payee name
QuickFill, automatic completion TAB
QuickFill list, scroll up or down CTRL+UP ARROW or CTRL+DOWN ARROW
Open the calendar in the Date field; open a Payee, Tag, or Category window; or open the calculator in the Charge or Payment field ALT+DOWN ARROW
Record a transaction ENTER or CTRL+ENTER
Open the Reconcile dialog CTRL+R
Open the Split Transaction dialog CTRL+S
Open the Enter Transaction dialog (accessibility feature) CTRL+5
Go to Transfer CTRL+X
Switch to full register view F11
Void a transaction CTRL+V

 

Investments

To Press
Go to the Portfolio CTRL+U
Go to the Security List CTRL+Y
Decrease or increase a security price by 1/16 - or +

Help

To Press
Help on the current window F1

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