Keyboard Shortcuts for Ax 2009

Viewing/Navigation options
Accelerator Keys Task Description
Alt+F1 Show Navigation Pane (if it is not in auto-hide mode)This shortcut works from both MDI & SDI windows, so it is a good shortcut to get back to the main workspace.
Shift+Alt+F1 Enable/Disable auto-hide for the Navigation Pane
Ctrl+Shift+D Toggles the Content Pane between Developer and Content modes.  Developer mode makes the content frame (where Area pages & List pages are viewed) restorable/minimizable so it is easier to work with developer windows.
Ctrl+F1 Open global search pane
Alt+F5 Toggle the docking status of a docking window
Alt+F6 Move to the next docked window
Alt+Shift+F6 Move to the previous docked window
Ctrl+F6 Move to the next MDI window
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Move to the previous MDI window
Ctrl+Shift+V Open “Version control parameters” form
Ctrl+W Open a new workspace
F11 Focus the Address Bar in edit mode (works from anywhere)
Alt+Left Arrow Shortcut for the Back button on the Address bar
Alt+Right Arrow Shortcut for the Forward button on the Address bar
From AreaPage, ListPage or developer (MDI) window
Alt+M Show the Microsoft Dynamics AX Command Bar
Alt+W Show Windows menuHint: do this then press “a” to close all windows.
Alt+V Show View menu
Alt+H Show Help menu
Alt Show KeytipsPress the corresponding key to navigate directly to ActionPaneTab/Group/Button

There may be one or more ActionPaneTabs/Groups/Buttons with the same letter for a Keytip.  To execute a duplicate Keytip, keep pressing the letter until focus is on the one you want and then hit Enter.

Standard Forms
Accelerator Keys Task Description
Ctrl+N Create a new record
Ctrl+S Save current record
Alt+F9 Delete record(s)
Ctrl+F4 Close the active window (saving changes)
Esc or

Ctrl+Q

Close the active window (cancelling changes)
Alt+F4 Close the active window from SDI form (saving changes), Close the application from the main window
Ctrl+P Print auto-report associated with current form
Ctrl+A Select all rows in the currently active data source (works regardless of whether you are in a grid or not)
Alt+Down Arrow Drops down a lookup field or drop-down-list
Ctrl+Alt+F4 or

Menu + G

Go to Main Table Form
F10 Activate the form’s menu bar (File, Edit, etc.)
Enter or Tab Move to the next fieldEnter will skip over buttons and will move to fields across tabs.

Tab will navigate to buttons and will always stay on the same tab page.

Shift+Enter or Shift+Tab Move to the previous field (same caveats as previous row)
Ctrl+Shift+Home Go to the first entry field in the form
Ctrl+Shift+End Go to the last entry field in the form
Ctrl+Page Up Go to the previous field group
Ctrl+Page Down Go to the next field group
Shift+F10 Open context menu for current field
Page Up Move to the previous page of records
Page Down Move to the next page of records
Ctrl+Home Move to the first record
Ctrl+End Move to the last record
F5 Refresh all data sources on the current form
Ctrl+F5 Restore only the active record
Filtering Commands
Accelerator Keys Task Description
Ctrl+F Find by Field (clears previously applied filters)
Ctrl+K Filter by Field (appends to previously applied filters)
Alt+F3 Filter by Selection
Ctrl+F3 Open Advanced Filter window
Ctrl+Shift+F3 Clear all filters
Within a Grid
Ctrl+G Enable/Disable Filter by Grid
Ctrl+Up Arrow From a grid cell, move focus to the Filter by Grid input cell for that column (Filter by Grid must be enabled)
On a ListPage
Shift+F3 Focus the Quick Filter (“Type to filter” area)
Focus in Quick Filter
Enter Execute/Clear Quick Filter
Down Arrow Drop down the Quick Filter’s Field Chooser menu
Actions Specific to Grids
Accelerator Keys Task Description
Ctrl+E Export to Excel (only contents of grid)
Ctrl+C Copy:1)      If Single cell is selected, copies just that cell contents

2)      If the entire row is selected or multiple rows are selected, copies values for ALL fields on all the rows (including those off the grid)

Up/Down Arrow Move focus to the next/previous record, unselecting the current record
Ctrl+Up/Down Arrow Move focus to the previous/next record, leaving the current record marked and not marking the newly focused record
Shift+Up/Down Arrow Move focus to the previous/next record, leaving the current record marked and marking the newly focused record
Ctrl+Shift+Home/End Mark all records between the currently selected record and the first/last record
Editable Grids
Shift+Space Mark the current record, leaving previously marked records marked.
Read-only Grids(such as on a ListPage)
Enter Execute default action (only on ListPage grids, usually opens the corresponding details form for selected record)For, Non-ListPage forms, Enter will move to the next field
Left Arrow Move focus one field to the left.  If focus is already in the left-most column, hitting Left Arrow will “mark” the row.
Right Arrow Move focus one field to the right.
Ctrl+Space Mark the current record, leaving previously marked records marked.
Shift+Space Mark all records between the current record and the top-most marked record (or the top record if none are marked), leaving previously marked records marked.
Shift+Page Up/Page Down Mark all records between the currently selected record and the previous/next page of records.

 

AOT

Accelerator Keys Task Description
Ctrl+D Open the AOT
Ctrl+Shift+P Open the Projects window
Ctrl+ O  orMenu + O Context: DescriptionJob: Execute the job

Class: Run the main(Args) method

Form: Launch the form

Report: Run the report

Table: Launch Table Browser for this table

Menu + W Open new AOT window, with only the current node
Ctrl+N Create a new object
Enteror

Ctrl+Shift+F2

Edit an object
Ctrl+S Save current object
Ctrl+Shift+S Save all modified objects
Delete Delete current object
F2 Rename current object
Menu + R Restore the state of the current object from disk, cancelling any pending changes
Ctrl+Shift+I Import one or more application objects from a file
Menu + X Export the current node to an XPO
F7 Compile
Ctrl+P Print the active application object (basically XPO contents)
Alt+Enter Open the property sheet
Ctrl+F Find window
Ctrl+G Compare different versions of the application object
Alt+Left Arrow Move the object to the level of its current parent node in the tree
Alt+Right Arrow Make the current object a child of the nearest container above it in the tree
Alt+Up Arrow Move the object one slot up in its current level of the tree
Alt+Down Arrow Move the object one slot down its current level of the tree
Number Pad * Expand all sub-trees under this node
Shift+F9 View breakpoints
Ctrl+Shift+F9 Remove all breakpoints
Source Control
Alt+I Check the application object into the version control system
Alt+O Check out the application object for editing
Alt+U Undo check out
Code Editor
Accelerator Keys Task Description
Ctrl+N Create a new method/job
Ctrl+S Save current method/job
F5 Context: DescriptionJob: Execute the job

Class: Run the main(Args) method

Form: Launch the form

Report: Run the report

Ctrl+F Find and Replace (Find tab focused)
Ctrl+H Find and Replace (Replace tab focused)
F3 Repeat the last find
Ctrl+G Go to the specified line
F4 Go to the next error/warning/task
F9 Insert or remove a breakpoint
Ctrl+F9 Enable or disable a breakpoint
Shift+F9 View breakpoints
Ctrl+Shift+F9 Remove all breakpoints
Ctrl+Space List properties and methods for the selected object
Ctrl+Alt+Space Lookup a selected label or text
Ctrl+Shift+Space Go to the definition of the selected method
F2 List all tables
Ctrl+T List all Extended Data Types
F11 List all enums
F12 List all classes
Shift+F2 List language-reserved words
Shift+F4 List built-in functions
Alt+R Open the “Scripts” context menu
F6 Close the current tab discarding all changes since last save
F8 Close, and save the current tab
Ctrl+L Delete the current line
Ctrl+Shift+L Delete from cursor to the end of the line
Selection Modes
Alt+A “Select Area” – Area Selection Mode – clicking and selecting an area in the editor occurs as in typical editors (default setting)
Alt+O “Select Columns” – Block Selection Mode – clicking and selecting an area will do so in a rectangle starting from the initial mouse cursor position (entire lines are not selected)
Alt+L “Select Lines” – Line Selection Mode – clicking a line will select the entire row, clicking and selecting an area will always select the entire lines.
Alt+U “Undo Selection” – Unselect the current selection.

Debugger

Accelerator Keys Task Description
F5 Go
Shift+F5 Stop
F11 Step into function calls
F10 Step over function calls
Ctrl+F11 Step out of the function
Ctrl+F10 Run to cursor
Ctrl+Shift+F10 Set next statement
Alt+Number Pad * Show next statement
Shift+F9 View breakpoints
F9 Insert or remove a breakpoint
Ctrl+F9 Enable or disable a breakpoint
Ctrl+Shift+F9 Remove all breakpoints
Ctrl+Alt+Line Show/hide line numbers
Ctrl+Alt+V View variables
Ctrl+Alt+C Display the call stack
Ctrl+Alt+O View output
Ctrl+Alt+B View breakpoints
Ctrl+Alt+W View watch
Ctrl+Alt+M Toggle workbook mode
Ctrl+Alt+D Restore default layout
Ctrl+F4 Close window
Ctrl+Shift+F4 Close all windows
Ctrl+F6 Next window
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Previous window
During code execution
Ctrl+Break Break execution of currently running script.To open the debugger where the execution is stopped, when the “Are you sure that you want to cancel this operation?” dialog comes up, hold SHIFT and click the No button.
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