docs / configuring / keyboard-shortcuts

Overview

Files comes with built in keyboard shortcuts to make navigating the app easier.

Shortcut Action
Ctrl + C Copy
Ctrl + X Cut
Ctrl + V Paste
Ctrl + A Select all
Ctrl + Z Undo operation
Ctrl + Y Redo operation
Ctrl + T Create new tab
Ctrl + Enter Open selected folders in new tab
Ctrl + W Close tab
Ctrl + F4 Close tab
Ctrl + Shift + T Reopen recently closed tab
Ctrl + Tab Switch next tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Switch previous tab
Ctrl + Shift + K Duplicate tab
Ctrl + N New window
Ctrl + Shift + N New file
Ctrl + Alt + Up Open compact overlay
Ctrl + Alt + Down Close compact overlay
Ctrl + Alt + S Collapse/Expand sidebar
Ctrl + + Increase icon size
Ctrl + - Decrease icon size
Ctrl + D Delete
Ctrl + F Search
Ctrl + L Select directory path
Ctrl + Shift + C Copy file/directory path
Ctrl + Space Toggle preview pane
Ctrl + Alt + P Toggle media playback in preview pane
F1 Open files docs
F2 Rename file/directory
F3 Search
F5 / Ctrl + R Refresh directory
F7 Turn on caret browsing
F11 Toggle fullscreen
F12 Toggle compact overlay