SharePoint 2016

SharePoint 2016 has a few new key board short cuts. Previous versions of SharePoint already had some as well but now the options have been extended

Document libraries

  • Alt + NNew
  • Alt + EEdit
  • Alt + UUpload
  • Alt + MManage
  • Alt + SShare
  • Alt + Y – Synchronization

SharePoint 2013/2010/2007

In SharePoint 2013/2010/2007 there used to be quite a few keyboard short cuts. Some of them may still work in SharePoint 2016.

Ribbon

  • TAB – to get to the desired tab
  • TAB, SHIFT+TAB – Move the focus to each command on the Ribbon, forward or backward respectively.
  • LEFT ARROW, RIGHT ARROW – Move left or right to another tab of the Ribbon, respectively.
  • ENTER – Display the shortcut menu for the selected command.
  • DOWN ARROW, UP ARROW, LEFT ARROW, RIGHT ARROW – Move down, up, left, or right among the items on the Ribbon, respectively.
  • SPACE BAR or ENTER – Activate the selected command or control on the Ribbon.
  • SPACE BAR or ENTER – Open the selected menu or gallery on the Ribbon.
  • ENTER – Activate a command or control on the Ribbon so you can modify a value.
  • ENTER – Finish modifying a value in a control on the Ribbon, and move the focus back to the document.

In General Pages

TAB – Turn More Accessible Mode on or off. More Accessible Mode changes the way content is rendered on a site, optimizing it for assistive technologies such as screen readers. TAB (Press repeatedly, immediately after opening the page in a browser.)

  • ALT+X – Activate or place focus on the Skip to main content link.
  • ALT+Y –  Activate or place focus on the Skip Ribbon Commands link.
  • ALT+3 –  Activate or place focus on the View All Site Content link.
  • ALT+/ – Activate or place focus on the Site Actions menu.
  • ALT+S – Activate or place focus on the Search box. Placing focus on the Search box requires the ribbon to have the active focus (press ALT+/ to place focus on the Site Actions menu, and then press TAB repeatedly until the focus is placed on the Browse tab).
  • ALT+6  – Activate or place focus on the Help link.
  • ALT+1 –  Activate or place focus on the Home link.
  • ALT+W –  Activate or place focus on the Your Name menu. Press ALT+W multiple times to toggle between the Your Name menu and any Web Parts on the page.
  • SHIFT+ENTER – Expand menus such as the drop-down menu for a list item.
  • ALT+DOWN ARROW – Expand drop down lists such as the Search Scope menu next to the Search box at the top of some pages.
  • ALT+W –  Move the selection from Web Part to Web Part on pages that use multiple Web Parts

Rich Text Editing

In rich text editors in SharePoint a lot of the keyboard short cuts used byu application like Word and Excel can also be used.

  • CTRL+SHIFT+< – Activate or place focus on the Right-to-Left text direction button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+> – Activate or place focus on the Left-to-Right text direction button.
  • CTRL+B – Activate or place focus on the Bold button.
  • CTRL+C – Activate or place focus on the Copy button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+C – Activate or place focus on the Text color button.
  • CTRL+E –  Activate or place focus on the Center button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+E –  Activate or place focus on the Numbered List button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+F – Activate or place focus on the Font menu.
  • CTRL+I – Activate or place focus on the Italics button.
  • CTRL+L – Activate or place focus on the Align Left button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+L – Activate or place focus on the Bulleted List button.
  • CTRL+M – Activate or place focus on the Increase Indent button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+M –  Activate or place focus on the Decrease Indent button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+P – Activate or place focus on the Font Size menu.
  • CTRL+R – Activate or place focus on the Align Right button.
  • CTRL+U – Activate or place focus on the Underline button.
  • CTRL+V – Activate or place focus on the Paste button.
  • CTRL+SHIFT+W – Activate or place focus on the Background Color menu.
  • CTRL+X – Activate or place focus on the Cut button.

People Picker

  • Ctrl-K – Attempts to resolve the username

See also

There are many more keyboard short cuts.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346121(v=office.16).aspx#doclib

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Keyboard-shortcuts-86D68234-7F1A-40FC-A3D6-4C39C7A5DDAF?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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