Shortcut Key in Tally – Tally ERP & TallyPrime

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Post creating a company in TallyPrime now it’s time to learn some of the most important shortcut key in TallyPrime. Keyboard shortcuts help you to enhance your data entry speed/ quickly generation of the report and many more things let’s start…

Remember this Key Tips

Note: You don’t need to remember each and every shortcut key, only remember this key tip

  • One underline means “Alt + along with the Key given (Use that key given on-screen).
  • Two underline means “Ctrl + along with the Key given” (Use that key given on-screen).

Shortcut Key | Faster Data Entry

Shortcuts to Quick Access in Reports

Key ShortcutDescription of Key ShortcutWhere it is LocatedWorking Area
Alt+ITo insert a voucher in a reportHidden keyReports
Alt+2To create an entry in the report, by duplicating a voucherHidden keyReports
EnterTo drill down from a line in a reportHidden keyReports
Alt+DTo delete an entry from a reportHidden keyReports
Alt+ATo add a voucher in a reportHidden keyReports
Ctrl+RTo remove an entry from a reportHidden keyReports
Alt+TTo hide or show the details in a tableHidden keyReports
Alt+UTo display all hidden line entries, if they were removedHidden keyReports
Ctrl+UTo display the last hidden line (If multiple lines were hidden, pressing this shortcut repeatedly will restore the last hidden line first and follow the sequence)Hidden keyReports
Shift+EnterTo expand or collapse information in a reportHidden keyReports
Ctrl+EnterTo alter a master during voucher entry or from drill-down of a reportHidden keyReports
Alt+F1
Alt+F5
To view the report in detailed or condensed formatRight buttonReports
Space barTo select/deselect a line in a reportHidden keyReports
Shift+Space barTo select or deselect a line in a reportHidden keyReports
Shift+Up/DownTo perform linear selection/deselection multiple lines in a reportHidden keyReports
Ctrl+Space barTo select or deselect all lines in a reportHidden keyReports
Ctrl+Shift+EndTo select or deselect lines till the endHidden keyReports
Ctrl+Shift+HomeTo select or deselect lines till the topHidden keyReports
Ctrl+Alt+ITo invert selection of line items in a reportHidden keyReports
Alt+VTo open the GST PortalRight buttonStatutory Reports
Alt+CTo add a new columnRight buttonReports
Alt+ATo alter a columnRight buttonReport
Alt+DTo delete a columnRight buttonReport
Alt+NTo auto repeat columnsRight buttonReport
Alt+F12To filter data in a report, with a selected range of conditionsRight buttonReports
Ctrl+F12To calculate balances using vouchers that satisfy the selected conditionsRight buttonReports
Ctrl+BTo views values in different ways in a reportRight buttonReports
Ctrl+H👉To change view – display report details in different views
👉To navigate to Voucher View from Summary reports
👉To navigate to post-dated cheque related transactions report
Right buttonReports
Ctrl+JTo view the exceptions related to a reportRight buttonReports

Shortcuts to Quick Access Vouchers

Key ShortcutDescription of Key ShortcutWhere it Is locatedWorking Area
F4To open Contra voucherAccounting VouchersVouchers
F5To open Payment voucherAccounting VouchersVouchers
F6To open Receipt voucherAccounting VouchersVouchers
F7To open Journal voucherAccounting VouchersVouchers
Alt+F7To open Stock Journal voucherInventory VouchersVouchers
Ctrl+F7To open Physical StockInventory VouchersVouchers
F8To open Sales voucherAccounting VouchersVouchers
Alt+F8To open Delivery NoteInventory Vouchers Vouchers
Ctrl+F8To open Sales OrderOrder  VouchersVouchers
F9To open Purchase voucherAccounting VouchersVouchers
Alt+F9To open Receipt NoteInventory VouchersVouchers
Ctrl+F9To open Purchase OrderOrder VouchersVouchers
Alt+F6To open Credit NoteAccounting VouchersVouchers
Alt+F5To open Debit NoteAccounting VouchersVouchers
Ctrl+F4To open Payroll voucherPayroll VouchersVouchers
Ctrl+F6To open Rejection In voucherInventory VouchersVouchers
Ctrl+F5To open Rejection Out voucherInventory VouchersVouchers
F10To view list of all vouchersVouchersVouchers
Alt+RTo retrieve Narration from the previous ledgerHidden keyVouchers
Alt+CTo open the calculator panel from Amount fieldHidden keyVouchers
Ctrl+TTo mark a voucher as Post-DatedRight buttonVouchers
Alt+DTo delete a voucher/transaction Hidden keyVouchers
Alt+VTo open a manufacturing journal from the Quantity field of a journal voucherHidden keyVouchers
Ctrl+DTo remove item/ledger line in a voucherHidden keyVouchers
Ctrl+FTo autofill detailsRight buttonVouchers
Ctrl+RTo retrieve the Narration from the previous voucher, for the same voucher type.Hidden keyVouchers
Ctrl+HTo change mode – open
vouchers in different modes
Right buttonVouchers
Alt+STo open the Stock Query report for the selected stock itemRight buttonVouchers
Ctrl+LTo mark a voucher as OptionalRight buttonVouchers

Shortcuts to Quick Access Masters & Vouchers

Key ShortcutDescription of Key ShortcutWhere it is locatedWorking Area
TabTo go to the next input fieldHidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Shift+TabTo go to the previous input fieldHidden keyMasters & Vouchers
BackspaceTo remove the value typedHidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Alt+CTo create a master, on the flyHidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Alt+CTo open the calculator panelHidden keyMasters & Vouchers 
Ctrl+ITo add more details to a master or voucher for the current instanceRight buttonMasters & Vouchers
Alt+4
Ctrl + 4
To insert the base currency symbol in an input field.Hidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Page UpTo open the previously saved master or voucher
To scroll up in reports
Hidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Page DownTo open the next master or voucher
To scroll down in reports
Hidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Ctrl+C
Ctrl+Alt+C
To copy text from an input fieldHidden keyMasters & Vouchers
Ctrl+V
Ctrl+Alt+V
To paste input copied from a text field.Hidden keyMasters & Vouchers

Additional Shortcuts for Quick Access of both Vouchers & Reports

Key ShortcutDescription of Key ShortcutWhere it is LocatedArea of Working
Ctrl+ETo export the current voucher or reportTop menuVouchers & Reports
Ctrl+MTo e-mail the current voucher or reportTop menuVouchers & Reports
Ctrl+PTo print the current voucher or reportTop menuVouchers & Reports
Alt+JTo define stat adjustmentsRight buttonVouchers & Statutory Reports
Alt+XTo cancel a voucher
To cancel a voucher from a report
Hidden keyVouchers & Reports
Alt+ZTo zoom in while on print previewHidden keyVouchers & Reports

Navigation & Other Shortcuts| Reports| Vouchers | Masters

Key ShortcutDescription of Key ShortcutWhere it is LocatedArea of Working
+To navigate to the next artifact in the context To increment the Report date or next report in a sequence of reports displayedHidden keyMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
To navigate to the previous artifact in the context
To decrement Report date or previous report in a sequence of reports displayed
Hidden keyMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
F2To change the date of voucher entry or period for reportsRight buttonMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
Ctrl+ATo accept or save a screenHidden keyMasters, Vouchers, & Reports
Alt+EnterTo expand or collapse a group in a tableHidden keyMasters, Vouchers, & Reports
Ctrl+EndTo move to the last field or last lineHidden keyMasters, Vouchers, & Reports
Ctrl+HomeTo move to the first field or first lineHidden keyMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
Alt+F2To change the date of voucher entry or period for reportsRight buttonAcross TallyPrime
Ctrl+NTo open or hide calculator panelHidden keyAcross TallyPrime
Ctrl+QTo exit a screen or the applicationHidden keyAcross TallyPrime

Shortcut keys which run across TallyPrime

Key ShortcutDescription of Key
Shortcut
Where it is
Located
Working Area
Alt +G To primarily open a report, and create masters and vouchers in the flow of work.Top menu
Across TallyPrime
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Key ShortcutDescription of Key
Shortcut
Where it is
Located
Working Area
Ctrl+GTo switch to a different report, and create masters and vouchers in the flow of work.Top menuAcross TallyPrime
EscTo go back to the previous screen by closing the currently open screen
To remove inputs that is provided/selected for a field
Hidden keyAcross TallyPrime
Alt+KTo open Company top menuTop menuAcross TallyPrime
F3To switch to another company from the list of open companiesRight buttonMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
Alt+F3To select and open another company located in the same folder or other data pathsRight buttonMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
Ctrl+F3To shut the currently loaded companiesRight buttonMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
Ctrl+F1To open TallyHelp topic based on the context of the screen that is openTop menuAcross TallyPrime
F11To open Company Features screenHidden keyAcross TallyPrime
F12To open the list of configurations applicable for the report/viewRight buttonAcross TallyPrime
Alt+KTo open the company menu with the list of actions related to managing your companyTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Alt+YTo open the list of actions applicable to managing the company dataTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Alt+ZTo open the list of actions applicable to sharing or exchanging your company dataTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Alt+OTo open the import menu for importing masters, transaction, and bank statementsTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Alt+MTo open the e-mail menu for sending transactions or reportsTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Alt+PTo open the print menu for printing transactions or reports.Top menuAcross TallyPrime
Alt+ETo open the export menu for exporting masters, transactions, or reportsTop menuMasters, Vouchers, and Reports
F1To open the Help menuTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Ctrl+F1To open TallyHelp topic based on the context of the screen that is openTop menuAcross TallyPrime
Ctrl+KTo select the display language that is applicable across all screensTop menuGateway of Tally, About Page and Reports
Ctrl+WTo select the data entry language that is applicable to all screensTop menuGateway of Tally, About Page and edit Reports
Ctrl+Up/DownTo move to the first/last menu in a sectionHidden keyTop menu, Gateway of Tally
Ctrl+Left/RightTo move to the left-most/right-most drop-down top menuHidden keyTop menu
Home & PgUpTo move from any line to the first line in a listHidden keyAcross TallyPrime
HomeTo from any point in a field to the beginning of the text in that fieldHidden keyAcross TallyPrime
End & PgDnTo move from any line to the last line in a listHidden keyAcross TallyPrime
EndTo move from any point in a field to the end of the text in that fieldHidden keyAcross TallyPrime
Up arrowTo move one line up in a list
To move to the previous field
Hidden keyAcross TallyPrime
Down arrowTo move one line down in a list
To move to the next field
Hidden keyAcross TallyPrime
Left arrowTo move:
One position left in a text field
To the previous column on the left
to the previous menu on the left
Hidden keyAcross TallyPrime
Left arrowTo move:
One position right in a text field
To the next column on the right
to the next menu on the right
Hidden keyAcross TallyPrime


Source: Tally Solutions

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