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Keyboard Support and Shortcuts

When you work in Standalone Report Designer, you have access to many shortcut keys to improve your report designing experience.

Standalone Report Designer provides many right-click menus for quick access to frequently used dialog boxes and commands. Right-click menus are dynamic and may contain different options, depending on the user configuration and the currently selected objects.

Description Key Combination
Opens the backstage New report view. CTRL+N
Opens the backstage Open report view. CTRL+O
Save a report. CTRL+S
Opens the backstage Save as report view. F12
Save all open and modified reports. CTRL+SHIFT+S
Run the report. F5
Switch to design mode. F6
Copy CTRL+C
Paste CTRL+V
Delete the selected section or item. DELETE
Select all. CTRL+A
Move to the next report section or item. TAB
Move to the previous report section or item. SHIFT+TAB
Move the currently selected item within it's container. Arrow keys (UP, DOWN, LEFT and RIGHT)
Resize the currently selected item. SHIFT+Arrow keys
Select the parent container. ESC
Make the selection bold. CTRL+B
Make the selection italic. CTRL+I
Make the selection underline. CTRL+U
Undo CTRL+Z
Redo CTRL+Y
Enable in-line editor. F2
Zoom in. CTRL+Plus sign (+)
Zoom out. CTRL+Minus sign (-)
Zoom in on map view area when a map viewport is selected. CTRL+Plus sign (+)
Zoom out on map view area when a map viewport is selected. CTRL+Minus sign (-)
Close the current report tab. CTRL+F4
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