Keyboard Shortcuts in Ax 7


Keyboard shortcuts are very useful and come handy when you need to increase the speed of how you work in a software. Ax 7 also has some keyboard shortcuts that would come handy to the consultants when working on the system.

Below is the list of the shortcuts available.

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Action Shortcut/Key Combination
Open action search Ctrl+’ or Alt+Q
Move to the standard action pane Ctrl+F6
Open a tab in the action pane or a menu Enter or Space or Alt+Down Arrow
Move to next/previous option in a menu Down Arrow / Up Arrow
Close a tab in the action pane or a menu Esc
Simulate a right-click Shift+F10
Open the Dynamics AX context menu Ctrl+F10
Execute the default button on a form/dialog Alt+Enter
Click a button or tile Enter or Space
View refresh information for a count tile Alt+Up Arrow

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Open the date picker Alt+Down Arrow
Move between dates in the date picker Ctrl+Arrows
Move to the next/previous month Page Down / Page Up
Move to the next/previous year Ctrl+Shift+Page Down / Ctrl+Shift+Page Up

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Open the FactBox pane (or move focus to the FactBox pane if it is already open) Ctrl+F2
Close the FactBox pane (with focus in the FactBox pane) Esc
Move to the next/previous FactBox (with focus in the FactBox pane) Alt+Shift+Down Arrow / Alt+Shift+Up Arrow
Move to the <n>th FactBox (with focus in the FactBox pane) Alt+<n> (<n> = 1-9)
Expand a FactBox (with focus on the FactBox header) Space or Enter
Collapse the current FactBox Alt+0

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Open grid filtering for the current column Ctrl+G
Close grid filtering for the current column Esc
Open the Filter pane (or switch focus between the Filter pane and the main form if the Filter pane is already open) Ctrl+F3
Close the Filter pane (with focus in the Filter pane) Esc
Open advanced filtering/sort Ctrl+Shift+F3

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Create a new record Alt+N
Delete a record Alt+Del or Alt+F9
Save record Alt+S or Ctrl+S
Revert (restore) Ctrl+Shift+F5
Data refresh Shift+F5
Move to the visible first field on the form Alt+Shift+F
Toggle edit mode F2
Attach a document Ctrl+Shift+A
Export to Excel Ctrl+Shift+E
Move to the previous record (outside a grid) Ctrl+Up Arrow
Move to the next record (outside a grid) Ctrl+Down Arrow
Move to the first record (outside a grid) Ctrl+Home
Move to the last record (outside a grid) Ctrl+End
Open the navigation list on Details forms (or switch focus between the navigation list and the main form if it is already open) Ctrl+F8
Close the navigation list on Details form (with focus in the navigation list) Esc

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Move to the next/previous field Tab / Shift+Tab
Move to the next/previous tab Alt+Shift+Right Arrow / Alt+Shift+Left Arrow
Move to the next/previous FastTab Alt+Shift+Down Arrow / Alt+Shift+Up Arrow
Move to the <n>th FastTab Alt+<n> (<n> = 1-9)
Move to the <n>th tab Alt+Shift+<n> (<n> = 1-9)
Expand a FastTab (with focus on the FastTab header) Space or Enter
Collapse the current FastTab Alt+0
Switch to grid view Ctrl+Shift+G
Switch to details view Ctrl+Shift+D
Switch to header view Ctrl+Shift+H
Switch to lines view Ctrl+Shift+L
Close the form (click Back) Esc
Close the form with explicit save Shift+Esc
Close the form discarding any unsaved changes Alt+Shift+Q

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Move to the next/previous column Tab / Shift+Tab
Move to the next/previous row Down Arrow / Up Arrow
Move to the next/previous row without selecting (Note: This shortcut applies to multi-select scenarios only.) Ctrl+Up Arrow / Ctrl+Down Arrow
Select/clear the current row (Note: This shortcut applies to multi-select scenarios only.) Ctrl+Space / Ctrl+Click
Add the next/previous row to the selected set (Note: This shortcut applies to multi-select scenarios only.) Shift+Space
Add a range of rows to the selected set (Note: This shortcut applies to multi-select scenarios only.) Shift+Click
Go to the next/previous page of data Page Up / Page Down
Create a new row at the bottom of the grid Down Arrow (from the last row)
Select or clear all rows Ctrl+Shift+M
Move to the first record Ctrl+Home
Move to the last record Ctrl+End

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Enter the session date in a date field D+Tab
Enter the current date in a date field T+Tab
Open lookup, combo box, date picker, drop dialog Alt+Down Arrow
Close lookup, combo box, date picker, drop dialog Esc
Move focus into a lookup (when the lookup is already open) Alt+Down Arrow
Select text in the current field Ctrl+A
Enter/leave the text area in an HTML editor control Alt+Down Arrow / Alt+Up Arrow

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Go to the Message Center Ctrl+Shift+F7
Go to the Message Bar Ctrl+F7

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Go to the dashboard Alt+Shift+Home
Go to the navigation bar Alt+Shift+F1
Go to the navigation pane Alt+F1
Go to the company picker Ctrl+Shift+O
Go to navigation search Ctrl+/ or Alt+G
Open the help pane Ctrl+?

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Action Shortcut/Key combination
Open the drop-down list (when the drop-down list is closed) Alt+Down Arrow
Move focus into the input field for the current segment in the drop-down list (when the drop-down list is already open) Alt+Down Arrow
Close the drop-down list Alt+Up Arrow
Close/open the right portion of the drop-down list Alt+Left Arrow / Alt+Right Arrow
Toggle between “Show valid” and “Show all” modes Alt+W
Select the value from drop-down list and move to the next segment Enter
Move to the next/previous control on the page (when focus is in input control) Tab / Shift+Tab
Move to the next/previous input field in the flyout (when focus is in the drop-down list) Tab / Shift+Tab
Move up/down a row in the lookup Up Arrow / Down Arrow
Move up/down a page in the lookup Page Up / Page Down
Move to the top/bottom of the lookup Home / End

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