Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Project Web App

For keyboard shortcuts in which you press two or more keys simultaneously, the keys to press are separated by a plus sign (+) in Microsoft Project Web App Help. For keyboard shortcuts in which you press one key immediately followed by another key, the keys to press are separated by a comma (,).

Note: To print this topic, press CTRL+P.

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Shortcuts in Online Help

Navigating in Project Web App

Using grid controls

Shortcuts in Online Help

The Help window provides access to all Office Help content. The Help window displays topics and other Help content.

To do this

Press

Open the Help window.

F1

Close the Help window.

ALT+F4

Switch between the Help window and the active program.

ALT+TAB

Go back to Program Name Home.

ALT+HOME

Select the next item in the Help window.

TAB

Select the previous item in the Help window.

SHIFT+TAB

Perform the action for the selected item.

ENTER

In the Browse Program Name Help section of the Help window, select the next or previous item.

TAB or SHIFT+TAB

In the Browse Program Name Help section of the Help window, expand or collapse the selected item.

ENTER

Select the next hidden text or hyperlink, including Show All or Hide All at the top of a topic.

TAB

Select the previous hidden text or hyperlink.

SHIFT+TAB

Perform the action for the selected Show All, Hide All, hidden text, or hyperlink.

ENTER

Move back to the previous Help topic (Back button).

ALT+LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE

Move forward to the next Help topic (Forward button).

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Scroll small amounts up or down within the currently displayed Help topic.

UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW

Scroll larger amounts up or down within the currently displayed Help topic.

PAGE UP or PAGE DOWN

Change whether the Help window appears connected to (tiled) or separate from (untiled) the active program.

ALT+U

Display a menu of commands for the Help window. This requires that the Help window have the active focus (click in the Help window).

SHIFT+F10

Stop the last action (Stop button).

ESC

Refresh the window (Refresh button).

F5

Print the current Help topic.

Note: If the cursor is not in the current Help topic, press F6 and then press CTRL+P.

CTRL+P

Change the connection state.

F6, and then click DOWN ARROW

Type text in the Type words to search for box.

F6, and then click DOWN ARROW

Switch among areas in the Help window; for example, switch between the toolbar, Type words to search for box, and Search list.

F6

In a Table of Contents in tree view, select the next or previous item.

DOWN ARROW or UP ARROW

In a Table of Contents in tree view, expand or collapse the selected item.

LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW

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Navigating in Project Web App

The following table lists keyboard shortcuts for navigating in Project Web App.

To do this

Press

Move the selection between the links on the top link bar.

ALT+J

Move the selection from Web Part to Web Part on pages that use multiple Web Parts.

ALT+W

Expand drop-down lists.

ALT+DOWN ARROW

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Using grid controls

Project Web App, the Web client of Microsoft Project Server 2010, uses AJAX and HTML grid controls to display various pieces of information.

Some of the pages in Project Web App use an HTML table-based grid for viewing and editing information. For example, the Tasks page uses an HTML table-based grid. In HTML grids, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:

To do this

Press

Move to the next cell or row.

RIGHT ARROW or TAB

Move to the previous cell or row.

LEFT ARROW or SHIFT TAB

Move up.

UP ARROW

Move down.

DOWN ARROW or ENTER

Navigate to the URL in the selected cell.

ENTER

Remove focus from selected cell.

ESC

Move to last cell or row.

CTRL+END

Move to first cell or row.

CTRL+HOME

Toggle row highlight.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Expand or collapse a grouping.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Expand a group.

CTRL+PLUS

Collapse a group.

CTRL+MINUS

Toggle a check box.

SPACEBAR

Open a drop-down cell.

ALT+DOWN ARROW

Project Web App also uses AJAX grid controls for viewing and editing information. For example, the Project Details page uses an AJAX grid. In AJAX grids, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:

To do this

Press

Activate Edit Mode for a cell.

F2

Up one page.

PAGE UP

Down one page.

PAGE DOWN

Indent selected task.

ALT+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW

Outdent selected task.

ALT+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW

Cancel entry or edit.

ESC

Copy selection.

CTRL+C

Cut selection.

CTRL+X

Delete the selected data.

DELETE or CTRL+V or CTRL+Z

Delete a row

CTRL+DELETE

Move to the first field in a row.

HOME

Move to the first row.

CTRL+UP ARROW

Move to the last field in a row.

END

Move to the last field of the last row.

CTRL+END

Move to the last row.

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

Extend the selection down one page.

SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

Extend the selection up one page.

SHIFT+PAGE UP

Extend the selection down one row.

SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

Extend the selection up one row.

SHIFT+UP ARROW

Extend the selection to the first field in a row.

SHIFT+HOME

Extend the selection to the last field in a row.

SHIFT+END

Extend the selection to the first field of the first row.

CTRL+SHIFT+HOME

Extend the selection to the last field of the last row.

CTRL+SHIFT+END

Move down a row.

ENTER

Move right one cell.

RIGHT ARROW

Move left one cell.

LEFT ARROW

Move up one cell.

UP ARROW

Move down one cell.

DOWN ARROW

Toggle a check box.

SPACEBAR

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