Useful shortcut keys

Key combination

Action

CTRL + F5

Reindexes the selected category.

F5

Refresh (current search).

ALT + S

Moves the cursor to the current category's search box.

Windows Key + S

Moves the cursor to the deskbar's search box.
This shortcut can be customized.

Windows Key + C

Opens the application's main window.
This shortcut can be customized.

CTRL + Enter

Opens the application's main window. Use this shortcut when the mouse pointer is in the deskbar's search box.

F1

Opens CDS's online help files.

CTRL + 1 (2,3,4,5)

Scrolls to the next keyword in the Preview pane.

SHIFT + CTRL + 1 (2,3,4,5)

Scrolls to the preceding keyword in the Preview pane.

CTRL + F

Forward email.

CTRL + R

Reply email.

CTRL + C

Copy selected item to clipboard (file name of files, email address of contacts, URL of favorites and history items).

CTRL + V

Paste, in search box only.

CTRL + X

Cut, in search box only.