Commander Keyboard Shortcuts

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Common Panel Commands

  • Tab – Change active panel

  • Ctrl+R/F5 – Re-read panel
  • Backspace or Alt+Up – Open parent directory
  • Ctrl+\ – Open root directory
  • Ctrl+H – Open home directory
  • Alt+Left – Go back
  • Alt+Right – Go forward
  • Alt+F1 – Open path change menu for left panel
  • Alt+F2 – Open path change menu for right panel
  • Ctrl+B – Bookmark current directory
  • Ctrl+O, Ctrl+L, Alt+D – Display bookmark window
  • Ctrl+Alt+T – Toggle tree panel

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File Selection

  • Ins – Select/deselect file
  • Num+ – Select group
  • Num- – Deselect group
  • Num* – Invert selection
  • Ctrl+A – Select all files
  • Shift+Ctrl+L – Deselect all files
  • Shift+Ctrl+R – Restore selection

File Management

  • F2 – Rename focused file
  • F4 – Edit focused file
  • Shift+F4 – Edit (create) new file
  • Ctrl+Alt+F4 – Edit focused file in an internal editor
  • F5/Ctrl+K – Download (when remote panel is active) or Upload (when local panel is active) selected files
  • Shift+F5 – Duplicate selected files (remote panel only)
  • F6 – Download (when remote panel is active) or Upload (when local panel is active) selected files and delete original
  • Shift+F6 – Move/rename selected files (remote panel only)
  • Alt+F6 – Add/edit link
  • F7 – Create new folder
  • F8, Del – Delete selected files
  • Shift+Del – Delete selected files (alternative)
  • F9, Alt+Enter – Change properties of selected files
  • Ctrl+C – Copy the selected files to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+V – Paste files, opens path from clipboard, opens session URL from clipboard

Session Management

  • Shift+Ctrl+D, Ctrl+W – Close active session
  • Ctrl+N – Open a new session
  • Ctrl+Tab, Shift+Ctrl+Tab – Cycle opened sessions
  • Alt+1, Alt+2 … Alt+9, Alt+0 – Switch to other opened session

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Service Commands

  • Ctrl+Alt+B – Toggle synchronized browsing
  • Shift+F2 – Compare files in panels
  • Ctrl+P – Open current session in PuTTY
  • Ctrl+Alt+P – Open Preferences dialog
  • Shift+Ctrl+Q – Process queue
  • Ctrl+Alt+R – Toggle automatical refresh of remote directory after operation
  • Ctrl+S – Synchronize directories
  • Ctrl+U – Keep remote directory up to date
  • Shift+Ctrl+T – Open terminal window
  • F10, Alt+F4 – Quit
  • Alt+F7/F3Find file
  • Esc – Cancels reading of remote directory

File Panels

  • Ctrl+F3 – Sort files in the active panel by name
  • Ctrl+F4 – Sort files in the active panel by extension
  • Ctrl+F5 – Sort files in the active panel by modification time
  • Ctrl+F6 – Sort files in the active panel by size
  • Ctrl+F7 – Sort files in the active panel by attributes/permissions
  • Ctrl+F8 – Sort files in the active panel by owner (remote panel only)
  • Ctrl+F9 – Sort files in the active panel by group (remote panel only)
  • Ctrl+Enter – Insert names of selected files to command line
  • Shift+Ctrl+C – Copy names of selected files to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+Alt+C – Copy names of selected files including paths to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+[ – Copy current local path to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+] – Copy current remote path to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+Alt+H – Toggle hidden and system files displaying
  • Ctrl+Alt+F – Filter files
  • Ctrl+Alt+E – Open current directory in Windows File Explorer (local panel only)
  • Shift+Ctrl+N – Show/focus command line
  • Ctrl+Q – Focus queue view (when visible)

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Custom

You can associate custom keyboard shorcuts with some features.

Last modified: by martin