Shortcuts for Business Central

Useful shortcuts for working within Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Keyboard shortcuts aid accessibility and can make it easier and more efficient to navigate to different areas and elements on a page. This blog article provides an overview of some of the shortcut key combinations that you can use when you are working within Business Central. The keyboard shortcuts are for the Dynamics 365 Business Central Web Client only.

Important shortcuts at a glance

The following graphic gives you a quick, print-friendly overview of the most popular shortcuts for Business Central.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Business Central

Where and how shortcuts can be used

Shortcuts can be useful in various situations and for different purposes. The following list shows the types of shortcuts that exist in Business Central. Access the tables with corresponding shortcuts and detailed information by clicking on the related links.

  • General keyboard shortcuts: They can be used for navigating and accessing different elements of a page, such as actions, drop-down lists, lookups, and more.

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

  • Keyboard shortcuts in lists: They can be used for navigating records once you get inside a list. The shortcut action is slightly different depending on whether the page is shown in the list view or tile view. Furthermore, there are different options when to use shortcuts in lists: general, navigating between rows and columns, selecting/copying/pasting as well as searching and filtering lists.

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

  • Keyboard shortcuts in cards and documents: These shortcuts are available on card pages, such as Customer Card, and document pages, such as Sales Order, to display and modify records.

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

  • Quick entry shortcuts for fields: These shortcuts pertain to the Quick Entry feature on cards, documents, and list pages. On lists, the shortcuts cannot be used when the list is in the tile view.

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

  • Keyboard shortcuts in the calendar (date picker): When setting a date field, you can either enter the date manually or open a calendar (date picker) that lets you select the date you want.

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

  • Keyboard shortcuts in date fields:

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

  • Keyboard shortcuts in the report preview:

    See detailed table with shortcuts.

For more information read the official Microsoft article or contact us.