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DCommander Keyboard Shortcuts

DCommander Keyboard Shortcuts

It’s much easier and more efficient to use your keyboard for certain tasks in DCommander.

Here you’ll find a table of all keyboard shortcuts you can use in the latest version of DCommander.

KEY

ACTION

Up/Down Arrows

Changes the currently selected file in the file list by moving it up or down by one item.

Left Arrow

When Lynx-like navigation is enabled, it goes to the current folder’s parent, otherwise it does nothing.

Right Arrow

When Lynx-like navigation is enabled, it opens the currently selected item, otherwise it does nothing.

⏎ Enter/Return

Opens the currently selected item.

⌴ Spacebar

Toggles selection for the currently active item in the file list. If Alternate Spacebar action is enabled, it shows the QuickLook window for the selected item.

⌫ Backspace

It goes back to the current folder’s parent

Shift

When combined with the Up/Down arrows, it expands or shrinks the selection.

Alt/Option

When combined with the Up/Down arrows, it goes to the top or bottom of the file list.

⌘Command+R

Refreshes both file lists.

⌘Command+D

Shows the directory hotlist (bookmarks).

Shift+⌘Command+D

Shows the drives list.

⌘Command+U

Swaps the file lists and refreshes them.

⌘Command+E

Equalizes the file lists (both will show the same path as the current file list).

⌘Command+I

Shows the information window for the currently selected item.

⌘Command+N

Creates a new file at the current location.

⌘Command+A

Selects all the items in the current file list.

Alt+⌘Command+A

Deselects all the items in the current file list.

Shift+⌘Command+I

Inverses selection of the items in the current file list.

Shift+⌘Command+A

Selects all the items with the same extension in the current file list.

⌘Command+=

Expands selection in the current file list.

⌘Command+-

Shrinks selection in the current file list.

⌘Command+T

Creates a new tab in the current file list.

⌘Command+W

Closes the current tab in the current file list.

Alt+⌘Command+Left

Selects the previous tab in the current file list.

Alt+⌘Command+Right

Selects the next tab in the current file list.

F2

Renames the currently selected item.

F3

Opens the DCommander viewer for the currently selected item. Can be configured to use an external viewer.

F4

Edits the currently selected item using an external editor. Default editor is TextEdit.app.

F5

Copies the currently selected item from the active file list’s current location to the opposite file list’s location.

F6

Moves the currently selected item from the active file list’s current location to the opposite file list’s location.

F7

Creates a new folder at the active file list’s location.

F8

Deletes the currently selected item.

Alt+F5

Compresses the currently selected item.

Alt+F7

Opens the search window.

⌘Command+,

Shows the Preferences window.

Alt+⌘Command+T

Shows/Hides the toolbar.

⌘Command+H

Hides the current window.

⌘Command+J

Shows the transfer manager.

⌘Command+W

Closes the current window, but does not quit DCommander.

⌘Command+Q

Quits DCommander.