Xyplorer Keyboard Shortcuts – Useful Shortcut Keys

Xyplorer Shortcuts:

Xyplorer is a file manager software application used to manage the files on a computer. It is a really fast and powerful software. You can easily navigate through files and make other file managing operations. In this article, we are going to explore all the keyboard shortcuts for Xyplorer software, make use of it.

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Last updated on Aug 6, 2020.

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File Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Enter Used to Open Selected Item
CTRL+Alt+Enter Open with Option
CTRL+Enter It is used to Open Focused Item
CTRL+O Open Option
CTRL+D Used for Copy Here with Increment
CTRL+Shift+Alt+D Used to Copy Here with Current Date
CTRL+Shift+D This shortcut is used to Copy Here with Last Mofified Date
CTRL+S Copy Here As option
CTRL+Shift+C Used for Copy Here to New Subfolder
CTRL+Shift+X It will Move Here to New Subfolder
Del Used to Delete items
Shift+Del Delete Option (Deleted items will not be saved in the recycle bin)
CTRL+Del It is Used to Delete items
F2 Rename option
Shift+F2 Used for Batch Rename
Alt+Enter It will show Properties
CTRL+Q It is used for Quick File View
F11 It helps to Foalting Preview
CTRL+Alt+F4 It will Exit Without Saving
Alt+F4 Used to Exit
CTRL+P It will Copy the Selected Item with Name and Path to the Clipboard
CTRL+Shift+P It is Used to Copy the Selected item with Name to Clipboard

Edit Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
CTRL+Z Undo Option
CTRL+Shift+Z Redo Option
CTRL+Alt+Z Action Log helps you to view actions performed by users
CTRL+X Used to Cut files
CTRL+C It is used to Copy Files
CTRL+V Paste
CTRL+Shift+V Used for Paste Here to New Subfolder
Shift+F7 Move to
CTRL+F7 It enable Copy To option
CTRL+Shift+F7 Used to enable Backup To option
CTRL+Alt+N It will go to the New Path
CTRL+A Used to Select All Items that are Currently Listed
CTRL+Shift+A It will Deselect All Items that are Currently Listed
CTRL+Shift+I Used for Invert Selection
CTRL+M Open Selection Filter
CTRL+Alt+M This shortcut is used to Select Items by Selected Type
CTRL+Shift+M Used to Select Items
CTRL+Shift+Alt+M Used to Select All Files
CTRL+F It is used to Open Find File Tab (if not visible anyway)
CTRL+Alt+F Enable Find Now option
F3 Used to Quick Search
CTRL+Shift+F3 Used to Toggle Quick Search
Shift+F3 It will Repeat last Quick Search
CTRL+F3 Used to Show All Items in a Branch
CTRL+N It will Create New Folder
CTRL+Shift+N Used to Create New Text File

View Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
F5 Used to Refresh
CTRL+Shift+R It is used for Auto Refresh
CTRL+R It will Suspend Auto Refresh
F4 Enable Refresh Tree
Shift+F4 Used to Refresh Current Folder
CTRL+Shift+F4 Used to Reset Tree. It will rebuild the folder tree and move to the location where you were before when closing all open branches
CTRL+F5 Used to Refresh the List, and it will update the current list data without modifying the selection and scroll position.
CTRL+Shift+F5 It will Reset the List, and scroll back to the top then unselect any selections.
Shift+F5 Used to Calculate Current Folder Size ( refresh the current file with folder sizes shown)
CTRL+Shift+H Used to Show or Hidden Files or Folders
CTRL+T Used to Open New Tab
Alt+Home Used to Go Home
CTRL+L Used to Lock Location
CTRL+WorCTRL+F4 It is used to Close Tab
CTRL+Shift+W Used to Close All Other Unlocked Tabs
CTRL+J Helps to Set Visual Filter
Shift+Alt+J Used to Filter By Selection
CTRL+Alt+J It will Filter By Selected Extensions
CTRL+Shift+Alt+J Used to Filter Out Selected Extensions
CTRL+Num + Used to Auto size Columns Now
CTRL+Shift+Num + It will Grow Name Column
CTRL+Shift+Num + Used to Shrink Name Column
CTRL+Alt+R This shortcuts will Sort By Random Order

Go Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
F7 This shortcut is used to Jump to the Previous Location or Tab or Mode
Shift+Alt+F7 It will Go to the Previous Item in the List in the Current File
CTRL+Alt+F7 It will Go to the Last Target
Backspace Used to move Up
Shift+Backspace It is used to move Down
CTRL+Backspace Show Breadcrumb (it is a hierarchy part of a folder)
Alt+ Move to Back
Alt+ Move Forward
CTRL+H Used to show Hotlist
CTRL+Shift+T It will Show the Tab List
CTRL+G It will enter or paste the location to jump to
CTRL+Shift+G Enter or Paste Location to Jump to the Current Path
CTRL+Shift+L Used to Go to Line, Enter or Paste a Line Number to Jump to
CTRL+Shift+Alt+G This shortcut is used to Go to the Application Folder

Favorites Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
CTRL+B Used to Toggle Favorite Status of Current Folder
CTRL+Shift+B This shortcut will Toggle Highlighted Status of the Current Folder
CTRL+Alt+B It is used to Toggle Boxed Branch Status of the Current Folder

Tools Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
F9 Used to Show Configuration Window
Shift+F9 It will Customize Keyboard Shortcuts
CTRL+Shift+F9 Used to Customize Toolbar
Shift+Alt+F9 It is used to Customize File Icons
CTRL+Shift+E Used to Toggle Age

Panes Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
F10 Enable Dual Pane
CTRL+F10 It will enable Horizontal Panes
CTRL+Alt+F10 Used to Toggle Active Pane
Shift+F6 It is used to Move to Other Pane
CTRL+F6 This shortcut is used to Copy to Other Pane
CTRL+Shift+F6 Used for Backup to Other Pane

Window Menu Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
CTRL+Shift+F12 Used to Show Address Bar
CTRL+F12 This shortcut will Show Toolbar
F8 Used to Show Navigation Panels
Shift+F8 It will Show Tree
CTRL+F8 Used to Show Catelog
F12 It will Toggle the Info Panel visibility

Help Menu Shortcut:

Shortcut Function
F1 Used to Display the Xyplorer Help File

Other Shortcuts:

Tree

Shortcut Function
AZ Used to Select the Next Visible Folder Whose Name Starts with the Letter or Number
Num – It will Collapse Selected Node
Num + Used to Expand Selected Node
Num / Used to Collapse Selected Node Fully
Num * It will Fully Expand Selected Node
CTRL+Num / It will Collapse entire drive
Shift+Num / Used to Optimize Tree
Enter Used to Toggle Collapse or Expand
Backspace It will Browse to parent Folder
←↑→↓ These arrow keys are common navigation keys
Alt+Enter Used to Show Properties Dialog of the Focused Items
CTRL+Home It will Move to the Top Folder of the Current Folder
Shift+Alt+F6 It will Move the Focused Item into View
CTRL+Alt+P It is used to Open Command Prompt
It shows 32-bit or 64-bit Context Menu that depends on the settings in configuration
Shift+ It helps to Access 32-bit Context Menu
CTRL+ To Access 32-bit Context Menu

List

Shortcut Function
AZ It is used to Select the Next File Whose Name Starts with the Letter or Number
Backspace It will Browse to Parent Folder
Del It will Delete All Currently Selected Files and Store it in the recycle bin
Shift+Del Used to Delete All Currently Selected Files without storing it in recycle bin
CTRL+ It is used to Jump to the Currently Focused Files in its Folder
Alt+Enter It will Open the Properties Dialog of the Focused Item
CTRL+Num + Used for Auto Size Columns Now
Esc Used to Abort Running Search and Calculating Folder Size
Shift+Alt+F6 It will Move the Focused Item into View
It shows 32-bit or 64-bit Context Menu that depends on the settings in configuration or Shell Integration
Shift+ It will Enable 32-bit Context Menu
CTRL+ To use 64-bit Context Menu
Scorllock When Scroll lock key is enabled (ON), the Up and Down arrow keys scroll the list and keep the current item in the same position

Catelog

If you want to enable this feature, you need to tweak the XYplorer.ini.file.

Set the MindScrollLock Key as 1: MindScrollLock=1

Shortcut Function
Del Used to Remove Selected Item from the Catelog
Shift+Del It will Remove Selected Item from the Catelog
Insert Used to Add New Item
CTRL+Insert Used for Duplicate Item
Shift+Alt+F6 Used to Move the Focused Item into View
CTRL+Shift+Enter It will Open Selected Item using the Clicked Application
CTRL+Shift+Alt+Enter Used to Show the Catelog Items Location in the Tree, Without selecting the tree

Tabs

Shortcut Function
CTRL+T It is Used to Open New Tab
ALT+Home Used to Go Home
CTRL+WorCTRL+F4 It will Close Current tab
CTRL+Tab Used to Cycle through Tabs in Forward Direction
CTRL+Shift+Tab It is also used to cycle through tabs in backward direction
Shift+ Used to Close that Tab

File Find

Shortcut Function
Enter Used to start file find when any control on the find files tab is focused
Esc It will abort a running file find action or folder report process

Audio or Video Preview

Shortcut Function
Space Used to Start or Pause Playing
Shift+Space It will Go to the beginning and stop

Floating Preview and Full Screen Preview

Shortcut Function
F11 Used to Open current image file in floating preview
Shift+F11 It will open current image file in full screen preview
Shift+F11orEsc Used to close full screen preview
Page UporShift+Spaceor Go to previous image
Page DownorSpaceor Move to the next image
Shift+←↑→↓ Used for pan cropped image
HomeorEnd Go to the First or Last Image
AorNum + Used to Fit All
W Used to Fit Width
H Used to fit height
I Used for Zoom to Fill
Oor1orNum / Used to find original size
Dor2 Used to Double Size
Num + Zoom In
Num – Zoom Out
Shift+Num + Used to fine zoom in
Shift+Num – Used for fine zoom out
K Used to Lock Zoom
X Used to Lock Zoom Position
G It is used to toggle zoom
Z This shortcut is used to zoom to fit
V Used for top-align when vertically cropped
S Used to show the status bar
M It is used for mouse down blow up
L Used to rotate left
R It is used to rotate right
F Flipped option
CTRL+Alt+Enter Open with option
Del Used to delete file
F2 It is used to rename the file
F5 Used for Refresh
F12 Used to view Full Screen
CTRL+ Go to advanced Options
F11orEsc It will close floating preview

Floating Preview and Full Screen Preview:

Advanced Options

Shortcut Function
N It will navigate by click
M Used for mouse down blow up
CTRL+M It is used to shrink to fit(mouse down blow up)
Q Used for high-quality image resampling
CTRL+T It is used to open transperancy grid
CTRL+W Used for white border
B Used to cycle background color
Shift+B it is used for cycle background color backward
S Used to show status bar
P it will show photo data
T It will show tag bar
F8 used to run script
CTRL+H Used to show histogram
CTRL+R used to color histogram
CTRL+I Invert option
CTRL+G Grayscale option
C Used to copy original
CTRL+C Used to copy preview

Configuration Dialog

Shortcut Function
F3 It will jump to setting
F7 Used to jump back and forth between the current and the previous page

Customize Toolbar

Shortcut Function
Del Used to remove selected item
Insert Used to insert selected item
S It will add separator
Backspace Used to remove the item right before the currently selected item
F3 Used to focus filter box
F6 Used to switch between the two lists
ALT+V It will focus left list
ALT+B It is used to Focus right list

Edit Boxes

Shortcut Function
CTRL+Aor Used to select all
CTRL+F Used to open find text dialog box
F2 Used to select toggle all or nothing
F3 It will find the next occurrence of the search string in the find text dialog box
F3 Used to open find text dialog when there was not any previous search in the edit box
Shift+F3 This shortcut is used to find the previous occurrence of the search string in the find text dialog box
if there is a selection, caret to the start of the selection and unselect otherwise caret to the start of the text
it will allows, if there is a selection, caret to the end of the selection and unselect otherwise caret to the end of the text
F5 This shortcut will convert selected text to title case
Shift+F5 it will convert selected text to Uppercase
CTRL+F5 It will convert selected text to lower case
CTRL+Backspace Used to delete the previous word

Small Lists

Shortcut Function
CTRL+ + This shortcut is used to create a clone of the dragged item in a new position. It works only in the list where you can add new items

Other

Shortcut Function
Esc This shortcut is used to stop All processes by pressing Esc
F6 This shortcut will focus in the following sequence Address bar> Tree> List> Catelog
ALT+D Used to focus address bar
CTRL+↑↓ Used to shift selected items up and down in the list
CTRL+Num / Used to collapse the current drive and drive root will be automatically selected
Shift It will open a location you are going to in a new tab
CTRL+Shift It will open the location you are going to in the inactive pane
ALT+F12 Used to last size or minimize the info panel
ALT+Shift It is used to maximize or minimize the info panel

Mouse Tricks Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
CTRL+ Used to zoom font size of buttons and labels over status bar
CTRL+ It is used to zoom font size of main controls
Shortcut Function
CTRL+ Used to scroll focused item into view on the white space
CTRL+Shift+ Used to scroll to the top on the white space
it will pop up the favorites context menu
CTRL+ Used to Open in a new background tab
CTRL+Shift+ orShift+ Used to Open in a new tab
Alt+ Used to open in the inactive pane
Shift+Alt+ It will open in the new tab in the inactive pane
Used to open in new tab
Shift+ Used to scroll horizontally
CTRL+Shift+ Used to increase or decrease the row size
Shift+Alt+ It will increase or decrease indent
Used to collapse or expand the selected node
CTRL+ Used to fully collapse or expand the selected node on the expansion icon
Shortcut Function
CTRL+ Used for open in a new background tab
Shift+ It will open in a new tab
CTRL+Alt+ It will open in this tab
This will open a folder in a new tab
CTRL+Shift+ It will open selected list items using the clicked application
CTRL+Shift+Alt+Enter It will show the catalog items location in the tree without selecting the tree folder and not displaying its contents in the file
+ Used to move dragged item to a new position
CTRL+ + Used to copy dragged item to the new position
CTRL+Shift+
Used to increase or decrease row height
It will select item but do not trigger action
Shortcut Function
It will autosize column now on the line numbers column header or on the area to the right of all column headers
CTRL+ Used to scroll focused item into view on the white space
It will pop the sort by menu on the line numbers column header
It is used to pop the show columns context menu
Shift+ Used to apply the view to all tabs
It will open a new tab
Shift+ Used to scroll horizontally
CTRL+Shift+ Used to increase or decrease row height
CTRL+Shift+ Used to browse the folder in the inactive pane
On This shortcut is used to open the containing folder in the inactive pane and the file is selected
On It will scroll to top
Shortcut Function
CTRL+ It will button captions font size
CTRL+Shift+ Used for toolbar zoom
Shortcut Function
CTRL+Shift+ Used to increase or decrease bar height
Shortcut Function
Used for mouse down blow up when mouse button is down
Used for mouse down blow up, stay up until you hit any key or click it again
Shortcut Function
CTRL+ + Used for force copying dragged objects
Shift+ + it will used for force moving dragged objects
Shortcut Function
Used to Scroll through the tabs
Used to Close Tab
It is used to Close tab

Tabbed Info Panel

Shortcut Function
Used to Toggle Info Panel Minimum or Maximum Size
CTRL+19 It is used to select tab 1, 2, 3, etc.

Find Files

Shortcut Function
CTRL+ Used to toggle search filter On or Off

Image Preview Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Used for Mouse down blow up. If the image is larger than the main window move the mouse while holding it down to scroll the image in any direction.
CTRL+ It is used to toggle zoom or original size
It will pop up the image preview context menu

Audio or Video Preview Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
It will go to the mouse position
Used to start or pause playing
Shift+ This shortcut will move to the beginning
Shift+ This will move to the beginning and stop
CTRL+ Used to set start of sub loop
CTRL+ It will set the end of the sub loop
CTRL+ALT+ This shortcut will reset the sub loop

Floating Preview and Full Screen Preview Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Used to show context menu
CTRL+ + or + It is used to pan a cropped image
Used to Close Preview
Move to the previos image
Go to the next image
CTRL+ Zoom In
CTRL+ Zoom out
CTRL+Shift+ Used for fine zoom in
CTRL+Shift+ It is used for fine zoom out

Verdict:

In the above article, you can clearly understand all the keyboard shortcuts for Xyplorer. If you feel this article is useful, then leave your feedback in the comment section.

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