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Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted on October 25th, 2018. Last updated on June 14th, 2023.

Many Design Master dialog boxes can be navigated using keyboard shortcuts. The shortcuts available depend upon the dialog box.

To see which buttons and fields have an associated shortcut, press the ALT key. An underline will appear under a letter in the text of each button or field to denote its shortcut, as shown below.


In this case, the keyboard shortcut for the New button is ALT+N.

For keyboard shortcuts in the Circuiting dialog box in Design Master Electrical, see Inserting Fixed Loads Without Using the Mouse.

The table below lists keyboard shortcuts that are commonly available in schedule dialog boxes.



New Record ALT+N
Copy Record ALT+C
Save Record ALT+S
Delete Record ALT+D
Rename Record ALT+R
Find Record ALT+F
Previous Record ALT+, (Comma)
Next Record ALT+. (Period)
Select Group ALT+G
Move to Another Group ALT+M
Copy to Another Group ALT+O
Select Block ALT+B
Import from Another Database/Project Schedule ALT+I
Import from Master Schedule ALT+P

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