Recurring actions and handles can be SeaTable easily performed via key combinations. Insert a new line, display the line details or undo an action - with the right key combination you SeaTable can do this in a fraction of a second.
Learn more about SeaTable's shortcuts and use them to work SeaTable faster. The following instruction shows keys on an English keyboard. At the bottom of this page there is a table comparing keys on English and German keyboards.
Actions, keyboard shortcuts and their mouse alternatives
For most actions, such as scrolling pages, you can use the mouse or a keyboard shortcut. But for some actions, such as undo, you can only do them with a key combination. Below is a table that shows you which actions you can do with a key combination or with the mouse.
To get a quick overview of all shortcuts, you don't have to go back to this website again and again. In SeaTable you can open an overview window for all key combinations by clicking on the "..." button in the top right corner of the editor. icon, and then click "Key combination" on the open menu.
In the key combination it does not matter whether a letter like
If you want to use a key combination, always press and hold the function key first, then the letter key. For example: for
|Actions||Key combination||Mouse alternative|
|Open search function *||Click on the magnifying glass on the right of the view setting|
|Lock/unlock row||Right click on a cell and click "Lock row" in the menu|
|Set selected date or time/date field to now||Change manually in the cell|
|Copy a cell or a cell selection||For one cell: none.
For multiple cells: Right-click the selected cell, and then click Copy Selection on the open menu
|Print the current view or row detail, if applicable||in table view or Row Details, if necessary, the "..." symbol and then click "Print|
|Cutting a cell or a cell selection||none|
|Insert cell (if several cells are selected, the value is inserted in all selected cells)||Right-click on the cell to be inserted, and then click "Insert Row Above" or "Insert Row Below" on the open menu|
|Extend selected entry||On an entry, click on the "double arrow" symbol on the left|
|Scroll up or down a screen display||Use the scroll wheel from the mouse or scroll bar in the browser|
|Scroll one screen to the left or right||Use the scroll wheel from the mouse or scroll bar in the browser|
|Scroll to the table border||Use the scroll wheel from the mouse or scroll bar in the browser|
|Insert a new row below the selected cell||Click on the "+" symbol under the last line|
|Add a new row and open its row details||Under the last line, click on the "+" symbol, and then click on the double arrow symbol of the line.|
|Show comment column||Right-click on a line and then click on "Comment Line".|
|Line details: Previous entry||Click on the up arrow|
|Line details: Next entry||Click on the down arrow|
|Close extended entry||Click on the "X" symbol in the pop-up window at the top right|
* - If you are using Google Chrome as your browser, this key combination may cause the browser's search function to work. In this case, first click on any cell and then you can activate SeaTable's search function with a key combination.
Comparison table of German and English keyboards
The labeling of the function keys and the arrangement of some keys affected in this article are different on a German and an English keyboard. Since the upper table is suitable for an English keyboard, you will find a table below to compare the affected keys.
Note that this table is only useful for key SeaTable combinations.
For example: if on an English keyboard the key combination
|key on an English keyboard||key on a German keyboard|