Accessibility and keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Business center

The keyboard shortcuts described in this article refer to the U.S. keyboard layout. The layout of the keys on other keyboards may not correspond exactly to the keys on a U.S. keyboard.

For more information, check out, Microsoft Accessibility

Frequently used keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft Business center

Below are the most frequently used keyboard shortcuts for the Business center on the web.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Move to next area or item

Tab

Move to previous area or item

Shift + Tab

Move down in list

Down arrow

Move up in list

Up arrow

Select item

Enter

Close item

Esc

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Invoicing

This section provides information about the features of the Microsoft Invoicing app in the Business center that make content readily available to people with disabilities. Microsoft Invoicing supports various assistive technologies, such as high contrast, screen readers, and voice recognition software. Some assistive technologies may not work well with certain elements.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Keyboard shortcut

To move focus to the next control or element on a page, such as buttons, fields, or items in a list

Tab

To move focus to the previous control or element on a page, such as buttons, fields, or items in a list

Shift + Tab

To enable or access the element or control that's in focus

Enter

Move to next column header in list

Right arrow

Move to previous column header in list

Left arrow

Move down in list

Down arrow

Move up in list

Up arrow

Move left in a list

Left arrow

Move right in a list

Right arrow

Move focus to next element outside list

Ctrl + Enter

To open a drop-down list or look up a value for a field

Alt + down arrow 

To see the transactions that resulted in a calculated value in a field

Alt + right arrow

Headings

The HTML source for Microsoft Invoicing content uses tags to help users of assistive technology to understand the structure and content of the page. For example, in lists, the columns are defined in TH tags and the column headings are set with TITLE attribute inside the tag. Captions for elements such as tabs and fields are included in heading tags (H1, H2, H3, and H4).

Image and Links

A descriptive text for images is set with the ALT text attribute inside the IMG tag. A descriptive text for hyperlinks is set with the title attribute inside the A tag.

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Listings

Listings follows the same keyboard shortcuts as the Business center, but also has the additional keyboard shortcuts.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Move right within an area

Right arrow key

Move left within an area

Left arrow key

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Bookings

Bookings follows the same keyboard shortcuts as the Business center, but also has the additional keyboard shortcuts.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Change the calendar date view to next week

Ctrl + Shift + right arrow key

Change the calendar date view to previous week

Ctrl + Shift + left arrow key

Change the view type between Day/Week/Month

Ctrl + Shift + Alt + 1/2/3/4 keys

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Connections

Connections follows the same keyboard shortcuts as the Business center, but also has the additional keyboard shortcuts.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Move left in a list

Left arrow

Move right in a list

Right arrow

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