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Keyboard Shortcuts (2.x)

A list of keyboard shortcuts in KeePass 2.x.

The list below may not be up-to-date. The latest keyboard shortcuts are displayed in the KeePass user interface (most keyboard shortcuts are displayed right of menu items and in tooltips).

Keyboard Shortcuts

Only custom keyboard shortcuts are listed. Standard keyboard shortcuts (like Alt+F4 to close the current dialog) are not listed.

In the main window:

File → NewCtrl+N
File → Open → Open FileCtrl+O
File → Open → Open URLCtrl+Shift+O
File → CloseCtrl+W
File → SaveCtrl+S
File → Print → PrintCtrl+P
File → Synchronize → Synchronize with FileCtrl+R
File → Synchronize → Synchronize with URLCtrl+Shift+R
File → (Un)Lock WorkspaceCtrl+L
File → ExitCtrl+Q
Group → Rearrange → Expand RecursivelyCtrl+* (numeric keypad)
Group → Rearrange → Collapse RecursivelyCtrl+/ (numeric keypad)
Group → Data Exchange → Print GroupCtrl+Shift+P
Entry → Copy User NameCtrl+B
Entry → Copy PasswordCtrl+C
Entry → URL(s) → OpenCtrl+U
Entry → URL(s) → CopyCtrl+Shift+U
Entry → Perform Auto-TypeCtrl+V
Entry → Add EntryCtrl+I
Entry → Edit EntryEnter / Return
Entry → Duplicate EntryCtrl+K
Entry → Select AllCtrl+A
Entry → Data Exchange → Copy EntryCtrl+Shift+C
Entry → Data Exchange → Paste EntryCtrl+Shift+V
Find → FindCtrl+F / F3
Find → Find in Selected GroupCtrl+Shift+F
Find → Selected Entry's GroupCtrl+G
Toggle Asterisks for User NamesCtrl+J
Toggle Asterisks for PasswordsCtrl+H
Help → Help ContentsF1
Custom Action (definable in 'Tools' → 'Options' → tab 'Interface') Esc
Focus Quick Search BoxCtrl+E
Switch to Next DatabaseCtrl+Tab
Switch to Previous DatabaseCtrl+Shift+Tab

In the main group tree:

Delete GroupDelete
Delete Group PermanentlyShift+Delete
Move Group to Top [On Windows]Alt+Home
Move Group One Up [On Windows]Alt+
Move Group One Down [On Windows]Alt+
Move Group to Bottom [On Windows]Alt+End
Move Group to Top [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F5
Move Group One Up [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F6
Move Group One Down [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F7
Move Group to Bottom [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F8

In the main entry list:

Delete EntryDelete
Delete Entry PermanentlyShift+Delete
Move Entry to Top [On Windows]Alt+Home
Move Entry One Up [On Windows]Alt+
Move Entry One Down [On Windows]Alt+
Move Entry to Bottom [On Windows]Alt+End
Move Entry to Top [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F5
Move Entry One Up [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F6
Move Entry One Down [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F7
Move Entry to Bottom [On Linux/MacOS]Ctrl+Shift+F8

System-wide hot keys:

CommandHot Key
Global Auto-TypeDefinable in 'Tools' → 'Options' → tab 'Integration'; Ctrl+Alt+A by default.
Global Auto-Type - Password OnlyDefinable in 'Tools' → 'Options' → tab 'Integration'; Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A by default.
Auto-Type Selected EntryDefinable in 'Tools' → 'Options' → tab 'Integration'; undefined by default.
Show KeePass WindowDefinable in 'Tools' → 'Options' → tab 'Integration'; Ctrl+Alt+K by default.

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