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Stored procedures
Common shortcuts
Shortcuts for managing files
Ctrl + NNew (Create an element)
Ctrl + OOpen (Open an element)
Ctrl + Shift + OOpen a project
Ctrl + SSave the element currently edited
Ctrl + Shift + SSave as
Alt + SSave all
Ctrl + Shift + WClose all opened elements
Ctrl + F4Close the current window
Edit shortcuts
Ctrl + X or Shift + DelCut the selected element
Ctrl + C or Ctrl + InsCopy the selected element
Ctrl + V or Shift + InsPaste clipboard content
Versions 16 and later
Ctrl + Shift + V or Ctrl + Shift + Ins
New in version 16
Ctrl + Shift + V or Ctrl + Shift + Ins
Ctrl + Shift + V or Ctrl + Shift + Ins
Paste the content of clipboard with history
Ctrl + Z or Alt + BackspaceUndo the last action
Ctrl + Y or Ctrl + Shift + ZRestore (Undo the last action)
DelDelete the selection or the current character
Ctrl + ASelect all.
In the code editor: select the different processes or events by level (current process/event, then processes/events of the current element, then processes/events of the current window)
Ctrl + F2Go back to the current position in the previous code (code for calling the procedure for example)
Alt + EnterOpen the description of selected element (7-tab window)
Ctrl + PPrint selection
Versions 16 and later
Ctrl + Alt + W
New in version 16
Ctrl + Alt + W
Ctrl + Alt + W
Close all elements except for the current one.
Versions 26 and later
Ctrl + Shift + T
New in version 26
Ctrl + Shift + T
Ctrl + Shift + T
Reopens the last closed element in the editor.
Ctrl + Mouse WheelZoom +/-
Shortcuts used to perform a search
Ctrl + EQuick search for a project element
Versions 16 and later
The search is also performed in the procedures, methods, controls, ...
New in version 16
The search is also performed in the procedures, methods, controls, ...
The search is also performed in the procedures, methods, controls, ...
Ctrl + FFind
Ctrl + HFind/Replace
F3Continue the search
Shift + F3Continue the search in reverse direction
Ctrl + Shift + FSearch in the entire project.
Alt + FSearch directly in the help (double-clicking on the result in the search pane opens the corresponding help page).
Common shortcuts in the development environment
F1Help
F4Reproduces the last action performed on a control or a multi-selection of controls
Shift + F4Reproduces all actions performed since the selection of last control onto another control
Ctrl + JDisplay the window for time management
F8Display the list of local procedures in the "Project explorer" pane.
Shift + F8Display the list of classes
Ctrl + F8Display the list of global procedures in the "Project explorer" pane.
Ctrl + Alt + LChange the display language (go to the next language)
Shift + Alt + LChange the display language (go to the previous language)
Ctrl + WHide all panes
Ctrl + QShow/Hide panes anchored to the bottom.
Versions 16 and later
Ctrl + G
New in version 16
Ctrl + G
Ctrl + G
Go to the next project configuration.
Versions 20 and later
Ctrl + <
New in version 20
Ctrl + <
Ctrl + <
Display the home page.
Ctrl + Alt + Spacebar Find a command in the editor.
Ctrl + *Synchronize the "Project explorer" pane with the current element in the editor: the current element is selected in the "Project explorer" pane.
Ctrl + Shift + RDisplays the menu and toolbars of previous versions.
Shortcuts used to run tests
F9Test the current element
Ctrl + F9Test project
Alt + F9Trace the project
Caution: + means that the keys
must be pressed simultaneously.
Code editor shortcuts
Display shortcuts
Versions 18 and later
Alt + C
New in version 18
Alt + C
Alt + C
Display the list of events (or processes).
F6Show/Hide the TimeStamp (name of author of last modification made to the line of code and date of this modification)
Shift + F2Display the list of crossed references of selected symbol
Ctrl + F6Show/Hide empty events (or processes).
Alt + F2Open the element (window, report) corresponding to the selected symbol
Ctrl + Shift + F9Open the test mode settings window.
Ctrl + QHide the panes anchored to the bottom.
Shortcuts for the markers and breakpoints
F7Go to the next marker
Shift + F7Go to the previous marker
Ctrl + F7Remove/Add a position marker
Ctrl + BRemove/Add a breakpoint.
Ctrl + Shift + BEnable/Disable a breakpoint.
Edit shortcuts
Ctrl + DDuplicate the selected line.
Versions 16 and later
If several lines are selected, all lines are duplicated.
New in version 16
If several lines are selected, all lines are duplicated.
If several lines are selected, all lines are duplicated.
Ctrl + GSelect the line to display.
Ctrl + LDelete the current line
Versions 18 and later
Ctrl + Shift + M
New in version 18
Ctrl + Shift + M
Ctrl + Shift + M
Switch text to uppercase.
Versions 18 and later
Ctrl + M
New in version 18
Ctrl + M
Ctrl + M
Switch text to lowercase.
Ctrl + /
Versions 25 and later
Ctrl +:
New in version 25
Ctrl +:
Ctrl +:
Comment out
Ctrl + Shift + /
Versions 25 and later
Ctrl + Shift +:
New in version 25
Ctrl + Shift +:
Ctrl + Shift +:
Remove the comments (//)
Versions 22 and later
Ctrl + Alt + Up arrow
New in version 22
Ctrl + Alt + Up arrow
Ctrl + Alt + Up arrow
Selecting lines of code by blocks: Select the block found above the selection.
Versions 22 and later
Ctrl + Alt + Down arrow
New in version 22
Ctrl + Alt + Down arrow
Ctrl + Alt + Down arrow
Selecting lines of code by blocks: Deselect the block found above the selection.
Versions 25 and later
Ctrl + Alt + Left arrow
New in version 25
Ctrl + Alt + Left arrow
Ctrl + Alt + Left arrow
Return to the last modified code in the editor.
TabIndent to right
Shift + TabIndent to left
Versions 16 and later
Alt + Up arrow
New in version 16
Alt + Up arrow
Alt + Up arrow
Move a line of code to the top.
Versions 16 and later
Alt + Down Arrow
New in version 16
Alt + Down Arrow
Alt + Down Arrow
Move a code line to the bottom.
F8Display local procedures.
Ctrl + F8Display global procedures.
Ctrl + EnterInsert '...' and go to the next line
Ctrl + RRe-indent the code
Ctrl + Alt + = Reverse an assignment
Ctrl + TTranslate the messages
F11Choose a file or an item to insert into the code
Shift + F11Open the control selection window.
Navigation shortcuts
F2Go to the code of selected element (procedure name, class name, ...
Versions 16 and later
On a local variable, display the line corresponding to the variable declaration.
New in version 16
On a local variable, display the line corresponding to the variable declaration.
On a local variable, display the line corresponding to the variable declaration.
Alt + F2View the control that corresponds to the name where the cursor is located.
Ctrl + F2Return to the previous procedure.
Ctrl + Alt + F2Open the element containing the code (view the window containing the selected control for example)
F4New local procedure
Shift + F4New global procedure
F12Next error
Shift + F12Previous error
Ctrl + F12Current error
Ctrl + Shift + F2Edit the code associated with the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" pane
Ctrl + *Expand all the code.
Ctrl + Shift + *Collapse all the code.
Versions 16 and later
Alt + Right or left arrow
New in version 16
Alt + Right or left arrow
Alt + Right or left arrow
Display the process that was previously accessed.
Ctrl + Up arrowGo to the beginning of the process.
Ctrl + HomeGo to the beginning of the document.
Ctrl + Down arrowGo to the end of the process.
Ctrl + EndGo to the end of the document.
Shortcuts used for search
Versions 16 and later
Ctrl + F3
New in version 16
Ctrl + F3
Ctrl + F3
Performs a search on the word onto which the cursor is positioned. All occurrences found are highlighted in the code.
Versions 16 and later
F3
New in version 16
F3
F3
Select the next word found.
Versions 16 and later
Shift + F3
New in version 16
Shift + F3
Shift + F3
Select the previous word found.
Shortcut for help and assisted input
Shift + F1Code wizard
Alt + F1View the description of a parameter in a tooltip
F5Fill the word typed from the glossary
Shift + F5Edit the glossary
Ctrl + F1Assisted input (automatic completion)
TabSelect a choice (automatic completion)
Ctrl + up or down arrow.Change the syntax displayed in the tooltips.
Caution: + means that the keys
must be pressed simultaneously.
Window editor shortcut
WINDEVWINDEV Mobile The following shortcuts are available in the window editor:
Display shortcuts
F3Refresh the window display
Ctrl + F5Refresh the window display.
F5Display the tab order
Alt + F5Set the tab order.
F6Show/Hide the name of controls and their anchors
F7Show/Hide the space occupied by the controls and by the control borders
F12Modify the edit options, display the list of controls found in the current window, ...
Alt + APreview the current window or page.
Alt + CShow/Hide the selection
Alt + DEnable/Disable the 3D mode for the window
Alt + EShow/Hide the selection border
Alt + RShow/Hide the grid
Ctrl + RShow/Hide rulers
Ctrl + TAdapt the view to the window
Ctrl + Shift + TAdapt the view to the MDI area
Shift + Alt + DEnable the 3D mode for the window and start the animation
(Back to 2D mode: ESC)
Scroll LockStart the animation in 3D mode
Ctrl + QHide the panes anchored to the bottom
Ctrl + Alt + 0Zoom at 100 %
Ctrl + 0Default zoom.
Ctrl + Numeric Keypad +/- or Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom +/-
Edit shortcuts
SpaceEdit the caption of selected control
Alt + EnterOpen the description window of the element.
Alt + VLock\Unlock the selection
Versions 16 and later
Alt + Right or left arrow
New in version 16
Alt + Right or left arrow
Alt + Right or left arrow
Modify the size of selected control.
Ctrl + DDuplicate the selection.
Ctrl + GGroup selection.
Ctrl + Shift + GDissociate the selection
Ctrl + Alt + TAdapt the control to its content
Shift + ClickOpen the menu to select one of the overlapping controls.
Ctrl + Shift + POpen a file picker and associate the image with the control
Versions 20 and later
Control move + P
New in version 20
Control move + P
Control move + P
Lock the association to a parent control (pane tab example) when moving a control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + Tab
New in version 20
Control move + Tab
Control move + Tab
Show/Hide the tooltip when moving a control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + Space
New in version 20
Control move + Space
Control move + Space
Show/Hide the control image when moving a control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + C
New in version 20
Control move + C
Control move + C
Modify the position of mouse cursor in relation to the control moved.
Versions 20 and later
Ctrl + M
New in version 20
Ctrl + M
Ctrl + M
Write the caption in lowercase characters during the edit.
Versions 20 and later
Ctrl + Shift + M
New in version 20
Ctrl + Shift + M
Ctrl + Shift + M
Write the caption in uppercase characters during the edit.
Navigation shortcuts
F2Edit the selection code
Shift + F2Edit the window code
Ctrl + F2Edit the selection code and the code of controls associated with the selection (edit the code of selected table and the code of table columns for example)
Ctrl + Shift + F2Edit the code associated with the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" pane
HomeFirst plane used
Page UpPrevious plane
Page DownNext plane
Ctrl + Page UpPrevious plane used
Ctrl + Page DownNext plane used
EndLast plane used
Alt + Page DownEdit planes.
Shortcuts used to run tests
Shift + F9Preview the window currently run
Shift + F5Stop the test mode (during the project or window test)
Style shortcuts
Shift + EnterDisplay the window for selecting the style of selected control
Ctrl + Shift + CCopy the style of selected element
Alt + GSelect the skin template of window
Caution: + means that the keys
must be pressed simultaneously.
Page editor shortcuts
WEBDEV - Server codeWEBDEV - Browser code The shortcuts in the page editor are as follows:
Display shortcuts
F5Display the tab order
F7Show/Hide the space occupied by the controls and by the control borders
F12Modify the edit options, display the list of controls found in the current page, ...
Alt + CShow/Hide the selection
Alt + EShow/Hide the selection border
Ctrl + IDisplay the extensible areas
Ctrl + QHide the panes anchored to the bottom
Alt + RShow/Hide the grid
Ctrl + RShow/Hide rulers
Ctrl + UDisplay the positioning tables
Ctrl + Alt + 0Zoom at 100 %
Ctrl + Numeric Keypad +/- or Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom +/-
Edit shortcuts
EntryEdit the caption of selected control
Alt + VLock\Unlock the selection
Ctrl + DDuplicate the selection
Ctrl + Shift + GDissociate the selection
Ctrl + 0Adapt the control size to its content
Versions 16 and later
Alt + Right or left arrow
New in version 16
Alt + Right or left arrow
Alt + Right or left arrow
Modify the control size.
Ctrl + GGroup selection
Ctrl + Shift + POpen a file picker and associate the image with the control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + P
New in version 20
Control move + P
Control move + P
Lock the association to a parent control (pane tab example) when moving a control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + Tab
New in version 20
Control move + Tab
Control move + Tab
Show/Hide the tooltip when moving a control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + Space
New in version 20
Control move + Space
Control move + Space
Show/Hide the control image when moving a control.
Versions 20 and later
Control move + C
New in version 20
Control move + C
Control move + C
Modify the position of mouse cursor in relation to the control moved.
Versions 20 and later
Ctrl + M
New in version 20
Ctrl + M
Ctrl + M
Write the caption in lowercase characters during the edit.
Versions 20 and later
Ctrl + Shift + M
New in version 20
Ctrl + Shift + M
Ctrl + Shift + M
Write the caption in uppercase characters during the edit.
Navigation shortcuts
F2Edit the selection code
Shift + F2Edit the page code
Ctrl + F2Edit the selection code and the code of controls associated with the selection (edit the code of selected table and the code of table columns for example).
Ctrl + Shift + F2Edit the code associated with the selected element in the "Context-sensitive view of code" pane.
Shortcuts for running tests
Shift + F5Stop the test mode (during the project or page test)
Style shortcuts
Shift + EnterDisplay the window for selecting the style of selected control
Ctrl + Shift + CCopy the style of selected element
Caution: + means
that the keys must be
pressed simultaneously.
Shortcuts for the data model editor
Data model editor
InsertAdd a new item (in the description window of items only)
Alt + CCreate a new composite key (in the description window of items only)
Alt + PInsert a preset item (in the description window of items only)
Ctrl + DDuplicate the selection or a file
Alt + Down ArrowMove the selected item to the bottom (in the description window of items only)
Alt + Up arrowMove the selected item to the top (in the description window of items only)
Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom +/-
Ctrl + QHide the panes anchored to the bottom
Alt + RShow/Hide the grid
Caution: + means that the
keys must be pressed
simultaneously.
Project editor shortcuts
General shortcuts
EntryOpen the selection
F2Edit the code of project/selection
Ctrl + Shift + F2Edit the code associated with the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" pane
Ctrl + Shift + F9Enter a command line to test the project
Shift + F5Stop the test mode (during the project or window test)
Ctrl + PPrint documentation of current project
Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom +/- in the graphic representations.
Caution: + means that the
keys must be
pressed simultaneously.
Help editor shortcuts
Shortcuts for editing a help page
Ctrl + Shift + AWrite the selected text in uppercase characters
Ctrl + IWrite the selected text in italic
Ctrl + GWrite the selected text in bold
Ctrl + UUnderline the selected text
Shortcuts for editing a help system
Ctrl + Down arrowMove the selected help page to the bottom
Ctrl + Up arrowMove the selected help page to the top
Ctrl + InsNew keyword
F2Rename the selected keyword or help page
Alt + EnterDisplay the window for describing the properties of the selected keyword or help page
Caution: + means that the keys must be pressed simultaneously.
Shortcuts for the report editor
Display shortcuts
Alt + EnterDisplay the description window of the selected control or table cell
RQuick edit.
F6Show/Hide the name of controls
F7Allows you to:
  • display the controls without border (1st use)
  • display the corner of the controls (2nd use)
  • display the full border of the controls (3rd use)
F10Display the full/short name of the blocks
F11Show/Hide report margins
F12Display the list of controls found in the current report
Alt + DEnable/Disable the 3D mode for the report
Ctrl + RShow/Hide rulers
Ctrl + Alt + 0Zoom at 100 %
Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom +/-
Edit shortcuts
Right arrowMove the selected control or column to the right
Left arrowMove the selected control or column to the left
Versions 16 and later
Alt + Right or left arrow
New in version 16
Alt + Right or left arrow
Alt + Right or left arrow
Modify the size of selected control.
Alt + VLock\Unlock the selection.
Ctrl + Shift + CCopy the style of selected element
Ctrl + GAssign the bold attribute to the selected control
Ctrl + IAssign the italic attribute to the selected control
Ctrl + UUnderline the selected control
Navigation shortcuts
F2Edit the selection code
Ctrl + Shift + F2Edit the code associated with the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" pane
Caution: + means that
the keys must be
pressed simultaneously.
UML editor shortcuts
UML editor
HomePosition in the upper-left corner of the graph
Page Down or Page UpMove the graph
Ctrl + Alt + 0Zoom at 100 %
Ctrl + Numeric Keypad +/- or Ctrl + mouse wheelZoom +/-
Caution: + means that
the keys must be
pressed simultaneously.
Shortcuts of the environment panes
Common shortcuts
Ctrl + TabSelect the next tab
Alt + QEnable the panes anchored to the bottom
Ctrl + QHide the panes anchored to the bottom
Ctrl + Shift + TabSelect the previous tab
Code pane: edit the procedures and the classes
F2 or EnterEdit the code of the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" pane
F5Refresh the list of procedures
Ctrl + EnterRename the selected element in the "Context-sensitive code view" pane
Caution: + means that the keys must be pressed simultaneously
Code pane: debugger mode
EntryAdd an expression
F2Edit the selected expression
F5Continue the test
F6Continue the test until the cursor position is reached
F7Run the test step by step
F8Step over the properties or functions
Alt + EndExit from the property or from the function
Ctrl + PauseInterrupt the test (pause)
Shift + F5Stop the test (during the test of the project or window)
Ctrl + BRemove/Add a breakpoint
Caution: + means that the keys must be pressed simultaneously.
Task List pane
F2Edit the code of the selected task
F9Add a new task
Ctrl + EnterEdit the selected task
Caution: + means that the keys must be pressed simultaneously.
Code pane: compilation error mode
Alt + IShow disabled errors.
Enter/F2/Ctrl + F12View the code of the selected error.
Shift + F12View the code of the previous error.
F12View the code of the following error.
Ctrl + F12Current error.
Ctrl + PPrint the list of compilation errors.
WINDEV application
General keyboard shortcuts
Ctrl + PauseTriggers the generation of a memory dump. This shortcut is equivalent to dbgSaveMemoryDump.
Win + Shift + F10Triggers the performance profiler. This shortcut is equivalent to ProfilerStart.
Win + Shift + F11Stops the performance profiler. This shortcut is equivalent to ProfilerEnd.
Shortcuts that can be used in a Table control or in a List Box control
Ctrl + ASelect all elements (multi-selection table or list box only).
Home keySelect the first element.
End keySelect the last element.
Shortcuts that can be used in an RTF control
Ctrl + Shift + VPastes the text without the RTF formatting.
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