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Keyboard Shortcuts

RamBase provides keyboard shortcuts to do tasks such as highlighting and selecting an item by using the keyboard. The following are the most common shortcuts.



Document registration

Create new item

Ctrl + Alt + N

Shift focus to next field


Shift focus to previous field

Shift + Tab

Create new item


Save and close window  / Close action menu


Save and close field

Ctrl +  S


Open predefined filters (new UI only). You must have focus in the grid search field,

Ctrl + Arrow down

Next / previous item in the grid


Open action menu


Close popup / Move back in history


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Move between tabs

Ctrl + Left or Right Arrow. You must have focus in the tab section first.

Move focus in the document lines

Arrow up/down. Click an item to highlight it, and use the up or down arrows to navigate. (Any item must be in focus, the key will not work if the focus is elsewhere).

Open the tab

Enter. You must have focus on the tab.

First/Last page

In the grid, select any item and select Home to go to the first page and End to go to the last page.

Navigate between sections of the workspace

Select Alt and use the arrow keys.

The HOME key

The Home key has different functionaliies, depending on where you are in the work flow.

Move the cursor to the first field in an item/popup box

Move the cursor to the tool line in header (if already in the first field in an item)


Move the cursor to the program field in overwriting mode

Ctrl + Home

Global shortcuts

Scroll through the program field history

Ctrl + Arrow up/down. The program field must have focus.

Open Internal message inbox


Open a new internal message (IMS) popup with link to the document you are currently working in

Ctrl + F8

Open File Manager


Edit field (inline editing)


Open field / Edit a drop-down field

F2 or Arrow down