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QlikView editor shortcuts – write code faster!

I could probably give you just one QlikView editor shortcut and finalize this post right after that:

CTRL-Q-S-C (CTRL + Qlikview ShortCut)

It’s because holding (in Editor) Ctrl key and then pressing Q S & C opens a window with a list of all keyboard shortcuts and it is really worth your time to learn at least couple of them.  Let’s start with simple stuff, that everyone using any text editing software should be familiar with.

 QlikView editor shortcuts: Basic

Action Shortcut
Select All Ctrl + A
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Print Ctrl + P
Goto Ctrl + G
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C / Ctrl + Insert
Paste Ctrl + V / Shift + Insert
Find Ctrl + F / Ctrl + H
Comment code Ctrl + K Ctrl + C
Uncomment code CtrlK Ctrl + U
Find Next F3
Find Previous Shift + F3
Delete character Delete
Delete word Ctrl + Delete
Backspace Back
Backspace word Ctrl + Back
Indent Tab
Outdent Shift + Tab

 QlikView editor shortcuts: Cursor position and selections

Action Shortcut
Scroll up Ctrl + Up
Scroll down Ctrl + Down
Jump one word to the left Ctrl + Left
Jump one word to the right Ctrl + Right
Jump to the end of the script Ctrl + End
Jump to the beginning of the script Ctrl + Home
Extend selection one line up Shift + Up
Extend selection one line down Shift + Down
Extend selection one character to the left Shift + Left
Extend selection one character to the right Shift + Right
Extend selection to the end of the line Shift + End
Extend selection to the beginning of the line Shift + Home
Extend selection one screen down Shift + PgDown
Extend selection one screen up Shift + PgUp
Extend selection to the end of the script Ctrl + Shift + End
Extend selection to the beginning of the script Ctrl + ShiftHome
Extend selection to the next word Ctrl + Shift + Left
Extend selection to the previous word Ctrl + Shift + Right

 QlikView editor shortcuts: Advanced

Action Shortcut
Add Script Tab Ctrl + Q T A
Promote Script Tab Ctrl + Q T P
Demote Script Tab Ctrl + Q T D
Rename Script Tab Ctrl + Q T N
Remove Script Tab Ctrl + Q T R
Insert dummy script Ctrl + Q Q
Unicode Input Tool Ctrl + Q U I
Insert Unicode table Ctrl + Q U T
Insert JPEG script Ctrl + Q J P G
Insert MP3 script Ctrl + Q M P 3
Insert WMA script Ctrl + Q W M A
Insert Bundle JPEG script Ctrl + Q B J
Insert PNG script Ctrl + Q P N G
Edit statement Ctrl + E
Show BNF of the QV script syntax Ctrl + Q B N F
Show Parse listing Ctrl + Q L I S T

I hope you enjoyed this list of useful Qlikview Shortcuts!

You can read more, this time about Designer shortcuts in my other blog post

Jakub Szurogajło

Self-motivated, certified QlikView developer and designer, currently working as Business Intelligence workgroup manager at Harman - Connected Services division.

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