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Keyboard Commands

UltraEdit allows the use of keyboard commands for a number of commonly used features.  The keyboard commands are listed below:

 

F1

Help

Show UltraEdit Help

Shift+F1

Context Help

Invoke the context help

Ctrl+N

File New

Create a new document file

Ctrl+O

File Open

Open an existing document file

Ctrl+Q

File Quick Open

Open an existing document file without showing the File Open dialog

Ctrl+F4

File Close

Close an existing document

Ctrl+S

File Save

Save the active document

F12

File Save As

Save the active document as a new file

Ctrl+P

File Print

Print the active document

Ctrl+X

Edit Cut

Cut text from active document into the clipboard

Ctrl+C

Edit Copy

Copy text from active document into the clipboard

Ctrl+V

Edit Paste

Paste text from the clipboard into the active document

Ctrl+0-9

Edit Select Clipboard

Select active clipboard

Ctrl+A

Edit Select All

Select All text in active document

Ctrl+Z

Edit Undo

Undo last action if possible

Ctrl+Y

Edit Redo

Reverse last Undo action if possible

Ctrl+J

Edit Select Word

Select the current word (same as double click)

Ctrl+E

Edit Delete Line

Delete line cursor is on

Ctrl+F11

Edit Delete to Start of Line

Delete from cursor to start of line

Ctrl+F12

Edit Delete to End of Line

Delete from cursor to end of line

Ctrl+W

Toggle Word Wrap

Toggle word wrap on/off

F7

Edit Insert Time/Date

Insert time/date at cursor

Alt+F3 or Ctrl+F

Find

Find a character string

Ctrl+F3

Find Prev

Repeat last find toward beginning of file

F3

Find Next

Repeat last find toward end of file

Ctrl+B

Match Brace

Find matching brace (,[,{ or },],)

Ctrl+R

Replace

Find and replace a character string with another

Ctrl+G

Goto

Goto the specified line (or HEX address)

Ctrl+U

File Tree View

Toggle File Tree View

Ctrl+F8

Tag List

Toggle Tag List

Ctrl+T

Reformat Paragraph

Reformat the current paragraph or selected text

Ctrl+F5

Format to Lower

Convert selected text to lower case

Alt+F5

Format to Upper

Convert selected text to upper case

F5

Format Capitalize

Capitalize first character of each word in selected text

Shift+F5

Format Invert Case

Invert case of all characters in selected text

Ctrl+K

Edit Spell Check

Invoke the spelling checker

Alt+C

Column Mode

Toggle column/block mode on/off

Ctrl+Backspace

Delete previous word

Delete the word preceding the cursor

Ctrl+Delete

Delete next word

Delete the word following the cursor

Ctrl+I

Insert Literal Character

Insert a literal character at cursor position

INS

Insert/Overstrike Mode

Toggle insert/overstrike mode

Ctrl+H

HEX Edit

Toggle HEX editing mode

Ctrl+D

HEX Insert/Delete

Insert or delete characters in HEX editing mode

Ctrl+F2

Set Bookmark

Toggle bookmark on/off

F2

Goto Bookmark

Goto next bookmark

Ctrl+M

Macro Play

Replay a macro

Ctrl+L

Macro Play Multiple Times

Replay a macro the specified number of times

Ctrl+F6

Next Window

Make next document window active

Ctrl+Shift+F6

Previous Window

Make previous document window active

Alt+F4

Exit UltraEdit

Exit UltraEdit

Alt+0-9 or Shift+Alt+0-9

Insert Template

Insert user-defined template

F9

DOS Command

Run DOS window command

Ctrl+F9

Last DOS Command

Repeat last DOS window command

F10

Run Windows Program

Run Windows Program

Ctrl+Shift+A

Inserts ä character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+A (Caps Lock on)

Inserts Ä character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+O

Inserts ö character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+O (Caps Lock on)

Inserts Ö character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+U

Inserts ü character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+U (Caps Lock on)

Inserts Ü character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+S

Inserts ß character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Shift+S (Caps Lock on)

Inserts ß character

(As ANSI or ASCII based on the font)

Ctrl+Up

Scroll Up

Scroll up one line keeping cursor in view

Ctrl+Down

Scroll Down

Scroll down one line keeping cursor in view

F4

Change Focus

Toggle focus between active file and Tree View if visible

F8

Display Function List

Display Function List

Alt+Right

Next Paragraph

Position cursor at first non-space character of next paragraph

Alt+Left

Previous Paragraph

Position cursor at first non-space character of current paragraph (if positioned mid-paragraph) or previous paragraph

Alt+Page Up

Top of Window

Position cursor at beginning of first line of display

Alt+Page Down

Bottom of Window

Position cursor at beginning of last line of display

Alt+'-' (numeric keypad only)

Scroll to Top

Position active line at top of window

Alt+'+' (numeric keypad only)

Scroll to Bottom

Position active line at bottom of window

Alt+'center' or Alt+'5' (numeric keypad only)

Scroll to Center

Position active line at center of window

Ctrl+'1' (numeric keypad '1' only)

End of previous word

Position cursor at the end of the previous word

Ctrl+'2' (numeric keypad '2' only)

End of next word

Position cursor at the end of the next word

Ctrl+Insert

Telnet copy

Copy selected text in Telnet client to clipboard

Shift+Insert

Telnet paste

Paste clipboard contents into Telnet client

 

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