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Dynamics AX 2009 Keyboard Shortcuts

 
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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