Keyboard shortcuts

If a shortcut does not work, it may be overridden by a system wide shortcut, such as those used for virtual desktops.

Windows & Linux shortcuts

Standard keys

Modifiers Key Function
Alt F4 Close application
  F5 Refresh all active dashlets
Ctrl F5 Refresh dashlet
  F2 Edit dashlet name and description or Freeze tooltip.
  F11 Toggle full screen mode
Ctrl C Copy
Ctrl V Paste
  Enter OK button default action in dialog box
  Return OK button default action in dialog box
  Del Delete
  Space Toggle (visibility, placement)
Ctrl+Shift X Toggle sidebar

Dashboard

Modifiers Key Function
Ctrl Tab Activate next dashlet in active folder
Ctrl+Shift Tab Activate previous dashlet in active folder
Ctrl F4
W
Middle mouse click
Close dashlet
Ctrl+Shift F4
W
Close dashboard
Ctrl N New dashboard
Ctrl O Open dashboard
Ctrl F6 Activate next dashboard
Ctrl+Shift F6 Activate previous dashboard
Ctrl T New dashlet
  F6 Activate next folder
Shift F6 Activate previous folder
Ctrl+Shift H Toggle headers (for all folders)

Active dashlet

Modifiers Key Function
  Right Mouse Context menu
Shift Right Mouse Override default drilldown target within drilldown submenu
Alt Return Properties
Ctrl H Toggle header
Ctrl+Shift E Edit filter1
Ctrl P Report1

1 only for reportable/filterable dashlets.

Chart dashlet

Modifiers Key Function
Ctrl Insert Add series, measures, other items.
Ctrl E Edit series, measures, other items (for live sessions only)
Ctrl Arrow Up/Down Change drawing order of selected series. Only in the Series configuration tab of the dashlets' Properties dialog boxes.
Ctrl+Shift T Show threshold
Ctrl+Shift D Show dynamic measures
Ctrl+Shift C Configure chart series
Ctrl+Shift # Toggle table visibility
Ctrl+Shift + Zoom into time frame
Ctrl+Shift - Zoom out time frame
  Space (Windows) or Shift+V (Linux) Toggle series visibility

Window, control and tab navigation

Modifiers Key Function
  Tab Move focus to next control
Shift Tab Move focus to last control
Ctrl A Mark all elements
  Home First element in list
  End Last element in list

Sortable lists

Modifiers Key Function
Ctrl Up Move current line up
Ctrl Down Move current line down

Tree control navigation

Modifiers Key Function
Ctrl B Adjusts column width to minimum
NUMPAD * Expands the subtree of current node
  NUMPAD +
Right Arrow
Expands the current node

(Linux: Shift + right arrow)
  NUMPAD -
Left Arrow
Collapses the current node

(Linux: Shift + left arrow)
Up Arrow Move one line up
Down Arrow Move one line down
Home First element in list
End Last element in list

Mac shortcuts

If the function keys on your Mac trigger special features like system volume or display brightness, do one of the following:

  • Use the function keys together with the fn key.
  • Change the function key behavior in the Keyboard & Mouse Preference panel in the System Preferences of your Mac.

Standard keys

Modifiers Key Function
Command Q Close application
Command R Refresh all dashlets
Command+ Shift R Refresh dashlet
  F2 Edit dashlet name and description or Freeze tooltip
Command+ Shift F Toggle fullscreen mode
Command C Copy
Command V Paste
  Enter OK button default action in dialog box
  Return OK button default action in dialog box
  Del Delete
  Space Toggle (visibility, placement)
Command+ Shift X Toggle sidebar

Dashboard

Modifiers Key Function
Ctrl Tab Activate next dashlet in active folder
Ctrl+Shift Tab Activate previous dashlet in active Folder
Command W
Middle mouse click
Close dashlet
Command+Shift W Close dashboard
Command F6 Activate next dashboard
Command+Shift F6 Activate previous dashboard
Command N New dashboard
Command O Open dashboard
Command T New dashlet
  F6 Activate next folder
Shift F6 Activate previous folder
Ctrl+Shift H Toggle headers (for all folders)

Active dashlet

Modifiers Key Function
  Right Mouse Context menu
Shift Right Mouse Override default drilldown target within drilldown sub menu
Alt Return Properties
Ctrl H Toggle header
Command+Shift E Edit filter1
Command P Report1

1 only for reportable/filterable dashlets

Chart dashlet

Modifiers Key Function
Command Insert Add series, measures, other items.
Command E Edit series, measures, other items (live sessions only).
Command+Shift T Show threshold
Command+Shift D Show dynamic measures
Command+Shift C Configure chart series
Command+Shift # Toggle table visibility
Command+Shift + Zoom into time frame
Command+Shift - Zoom out time frame
  Space Toggle series visibility

Window, control and tab navigation

Modifiers Key Function
  Tab Move focus to next control
Shift Tab Move focus to last control
Command A Mark all elements
Alt Up First element in list
Alt Down Last element in list
  Home Scroll to top
  End Scroll to bottom

Sortable lists

Modifiers Key Function
Ctrl Up Move current line up
Ctrl Down Move current line down

Tree control navigation

Modifiers Key Function
Command B Adjusts column width to minimum
  Right Arrow Expands the current node
  Left Arrow Collapses the current node
  Up Arrow Move one line up
  Down Arrow Move one line down
Alt Up First element in list
Alt Down Last element in list
  Home Scroll to top
  End Scroll to bottom