Acumatica Keyboard Shortcuts (2021 Update)

Acumatica Keyboard Shortcuts

Data entry is inevitable in accounting. But that tedious “heads down” work doesn’t have to take up so much time. Switching back and forth between your keyboard and mouse not only slows things down unnecessarily, it can also break your concentration and cause errors. That’s why the following Acumatica keyboard shortcuts will not only save you time and hassle, this handy list may just become your new best friend (updated as of Acumatica 2021 R1).

In this article:

Form Toolbar Shortcuts

The following Acumatica keyboard shortcuts can be used to execute commands in the form toolbar.

KeystrokeResulting Action

Esc

Depending on the context, does one of the following:

- Discards any unsaved changes you have made to objects or entities and retrieves the last saved version.
- Clears all changes and restores the default settings.

Ctrl+Insert

Clears any values you’ve specified on the form, restores any default values, and initiates the creation of a new object or entity.

Ctrl+Delete

Deletes the currently selected object or entity, clears any values you’ve specified on the form, and restores the default values. (Note: you can only delete a document that is not linked with another document)

Ctrl+S

Saves the changes made to the object or entity.

Page Up

Displays the previous object or entity and its details.

Page Down

Displays the next object or entity and its details.

Summary Area Shortcuts

These keyboard shortcuts are available in the the summary or selection area of any form.

KeystrokeResulting Action

Tab

Moves the cursor to the next element.

Shift+Tab

Moves the cursor to the previous element.

F3

If the cursor is in a lookup box, opens the lookup table so that you can search for a value.

Ctrl+Left Arrow

Moves the cursor to the beginning of the next segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).

Ctrl+Right Arrow

Moves the cursor to the beginning of the previous segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).

Ctrl+Shift+L

Invoke the Translations dialogue box for boxes with multi-language support if multilingual user input is enabled.

Table Navigation Shortcuts

Here’s a list of Acumatica keyboard shortcuts you can use to navigate tables on any forms.

KeystrokeResulting Action

Arrow Keys

Moves one cell up, down, left, or right in a table.

Tab

Moves the cursor to the next element in the current row.

Shift+Tab

Moves the cursor to the previous element in the current row.

Home

Goes to the first column in the current row.

End

Goes to the last column in the current row.

Ctrl+Home

Goes to the first row in the same column.

Ctrl+End

Goes to the last row in the same column.

Page Down

Goes to the first row in the same column.

Page Up

Goes to the last row in the same column.

Shift+F

Filters the data in the table.

F5

Refreshes the data (if the cursor is set in a table cell).

F6

Sorts the lines by the values in the selected column.

Double-click under the last row

Appends a new row.

Enter or F2

Switches to editing mode.

Ctrl+Shift+L

In editing mode, invoke the Translations box for boxes with multi-language support if multilingual user input is enabled.

F4

Switches between grid and form modes.

F3

If the cursor is in a lookup box, opens the lookup table so that you can search for a value.

Ctrl+Left Arrow

Moves the cursor to the beginning of the next segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).

Ctrl+Right Arrow

Moves the cursor to the beginning of the previous segment of the element if the element has multiple segments (for example, when you enter a subaccount).

Calendar Navigation Shortcuts

When you click the arrow of a date box on an Acumatica ERP form, the Calendar dialog box launches. You can use the Calendar dialog box to select a new date, which will appear in the date box. The following table displays the keyboard shortcuts you can use to navigate the Calendar dialog box on any form.

KeystrokeResulting Action

Left Arrow

Moves the cursor to the previous day.

Right Arrow

Moves the cursor to the next day.

Up Arrow

Moves the cursor one week earlier.

Down Arrow

Moves the cursor one week later.

Enter

Fills in the date box with the selected date and close the dialog box.

Main Menu Shortcuts

Here’s a list of keyboard shortcuts you can use to work with main menu items.

KeystrokeResulting Action

Alt+G

Opens the current workspace (which is highlighted in the main menu when you have a form, dashboard, or report of that workspace open).

Esc

Closes the opened workspace.

See Also: Acumatica System Requirements

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