SAP Business One Keyboard Shortcuts to Help You Work Faster!

If you’re anything like us, you love finding shortcuts that can help you finish your tasks faster so you can move on to the next thing on the list. One of the best ways to save time in SAP Business One is using keyboard shortcuts. You might need a little reminder at first to remember which keys do what, but once you’re using them on a regular basis they become second nature.
For Day 4 of 12 Days of Christmas, we’re giving you a keyboard shortcut cheat sheet to help you get started! This isn’t an exhaustive list, but these are some of the most common ones that you’ll find yourself using on a regular basis.

General Shortcuts

Task Keyboard Shortcut
Undo last task Ctrl + Z
Redo last task Ctrl + Shift + Z
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
View User Defined Fields Ctrl + Shift + U
View System Information Ctrl + Shift + I
Print current document or record Ctrl + P
Change to Add mode Ctrl + A
Change to Find mode Ctrl + F
Hide/show main menu Ctrl + 0
View next record/document Ctrl + right arrow
View previous record/document Ctrl + left arrow
Duplicate record Ctrl + D
Change a field name Ctrl + double click field name
Select multiple continuous lines Hold Shift + click desired lines
Select multiple non-continuous lines Hold Ctrl + click desired lines

Date Input Shortcuts

Version 9.3
Task Keyboard Shortcut
Increase/decrease from system date in steps of 1 day Up/Down arrow in Date field
Add/subtract N days from system date +/-N in Date field
Add/subtract N months from system date +/-NM in Date field
Add/subtract N years from system date +/-NY in Date field
Version 9.2 and lower
Task Keyboard Shortcut
Enter today's date in a date field * + Tab
Enter a date in the current month Day + Tab
Enter a date in the current year Day + Month + Tab

Table Shortcuts

Task Keyboard Shortcut
Go to the first row in a table Ctrl + H
Go to the last row in a table Ctrl + E
Add row Ctrl + I
Delete row Ctrl + K
Duplicate row Ctrl + M
Show row details Ctrl + L
Copy from cell above Ctrl + up arrow
Sort table by column in ascending order Double click column header
Sort table by column in descending order Alt + double click column header

Sales and Purchasing Documents Shortcuts

Task Keyboard Shortcut
Open base document window Ctrl + N
Open target document window Ctrl + T
Go to Card Code field Ctrl + U
Go to Remarks field Ctrl + R
Calculate gross profit Ctrl + G
Specify a payment method Ctrl + Y
Calculate volume and weight Ctrl + W
Open Line Details window Ctrl + L
Open Transaction Journal window Ctrl + J
Choose a serial number for an item Ctrl + Tab in Item Quantity field
Check the latest prices Ctrl + Tab from Item Price field
Display alternate items Ctrl + Tab from Item No. field
Open Item by Warehouse report Ctrl + Tab from Whse field
Copy amount when entering a payment into a document Click money bag icon + Ctrl + B
May 25th 2018