Airtable keyboard shortcuts
  • 19 Sep 2022
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Airtable keyboard shortcuts

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The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts that'll work within Airtable. If at any time you need to see this list of keyboard shortcuts again, you can hit and it'll bring up the keyboard shortcut help dialog.

General

Cmd Z

Undo action.

Cmd Y or Cmd Shift Z

Redo action.

Cmd P

Print the current table view or current expanded record (if inside an expanded record).

Cmd J

Opens the table switcher in the current base.

Cmd K

Opens the quick base switcher if on the home screen or inside a base.

Cmd Shift K

Opens the view switcher in the current base.

Cmd Shift F

Opens the filter menu in the current view. Press Enter to create a new filter.

Cmd Shift D

Opens the grouped records menu in the current view. Press Enter to collapse or expand all groups.

Cmd Shift S

Opens the sort menu in the current view. Press Enter to re-apply the most recent sort.

Cmd Shift

Toggles extensions.

Cmd F or Cmd G

Opens find bar. Use Esc to close find bar.

Cmd ;

Sets the selected date/datetime field to now.

Shift Tab / Tab

Move back (Shift Tab) and forth (Tab) between similar elements. Functionality varies.

Grid view

Cmd C

Copy a cell or range of cells.

Cmd X

Cut a cell or range of cells.

Cmd V

Paste a cell (if you select a range of cells, you can paste the same value into multiple cells at once).

Space

Expand the active record (use Esc to return to table).

Shift Space

Expand the active cell (you can then use arrow keys to move to different cells).

Shift Click

Select adjacent fields to perform bulk field operations.

Cmd Click

Select non-adjacent fields to perform bulk field operations.

Fn

Fn

Scrolls one screen up or down.

Alt Pg Up

Alt Pg Dn

Alt Fn

Alt Fn

Scrolls one screen left or right.

Cmd

Cmd

Cmd

Cmd

Jump to the edge of the table. If a view is grouped, and will jump to the top and bottom records in the currently selected group.

Cmd Shift

Cmd Shift

Cmd Shift

Cmd Shift

Jump to edge of table and select cells.

Shift

Shift

Shift

Shift

Select range of cells. You can also click while holding Shift to select cells.

Shift Enter

Insert a record below the selected cell.

Cmd Shift Enter

Insert a record at the end of an unsorted/ungrouped grid view.

Enter

F2

Edit the selected cell.

Enter

Cmd V

After clicking on a record in an attachment field this will open the attachment upload window and paste whatever is on your clipboard. (Pressing Enter again will begin the upload process)

Hold Alt while dragging with mouse

Duplicate a record or field.

Manually move records up and down in order.

Gallery view

Cmd / Cmd

Scroll to edge of gallery.

Kanban view

Scroll kanban board to the left or right by one stack.

Cmd

Cmd

Scroll kanban board to the left or right edge.

Cmd

Cmd

Scroll all stacks to top or bottom.

Gantt view

Cmd Delete

Deletes selected records.

Shift Click  or Cmd Click

Select multiple records

Enter

Creates a new record when going through the 'create record flow.'

Expanded record

Cmd Shift < / Cmd Shift ,

or

Cmd Shift > / Cmd Shift .

Move to the previous or next record while viewing an expanded record.

Esc

Close an expanded record.

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