Power BI: 53 Keyboard Shortcuts

Here’s the current list of keyboard shortcuts as cited by Microsoft in various locations for Power BI Desktop. We’re not saying it’s exhaustive, but we cannot find a better list:

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ALT + Click => Insert cursor in DAX Editor

ALT + Down Arrow key => Move line down in DAX Editor

ALT + ENTER => New line starting from first of line in DAX Editor (no indent)

ALT + I => Restart intellisense

ALT + SHIFT + A => To comment / uncomment (toggle) a portion of code

ALT + SHIFT + Down Arrow key => Copy line down in DAX Editor

ALT + SHIFT + F10 => Move focus to ‘Visual’ menu

ALT + SHIFT + F11 => Show data

ALT + SHIFT + Right Arrow key => Select nearest word and expand selection in DAX Editor

ALT + SHIFT + Up Arrow key => Copy line up in DAX Editor

ALT + Up Arrow key => Move line up in DAX Editor

CTRL + ALT + Down Arrow key => Enter multiple lines of code at once in DAX Editor

CTRL + ALT + Up Arrow key => Enter multiple lines of code at once in DAX Editor

CTRL + C => Copy

CTRL + D => Highlight the current word,

CTRL + D => again to find / highlight the same next word. Continue pressing

CTRL + D to find /  => highlight all same words, then start typing to replace all words at once

CTRL + DELETE => Delete a word in the DAX Editor

CTRL + ENTER => Insert line below in DAX Editor

CTRL + F2 => Select all occurrences of current word in DAX Editor

CTRL + F6 => Move focus between sections

CTRL + G => Go to line number in DAX Editor

CTRL + I => Select current line in DAX Editor

CTRL + K + C => Comment multiple lines in DAX Editor

CTRL + K + U => Uncomment multiple lines in DAX Editor

CTRL + Right => Arrow key Interact with a Slicer

CTRL + SHIFT => Multi-select

CTRL + SHIFT + B => Move an object down in the layering (‘Selection’ pane)

CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER => Insert line above in DAX Editor

CTRL + SHIFT + F => Move an object up in the layering (‘Selection’ pane)

CTRL + SHIFT + K => Delete multiple lines in DAX Editor

CTRL + SHIFT + L => Select all occurrences of current selection in DAX Editor

CTRL + SHIFT + S => Hide / show (toggle) an object (‘Selection’ pane)

CTRL + SHIFT + \ => Jump to matching bracket in DAX Editor

CTRL + SPACE => Multi-select objects

CTRL + V => Paste

CTRL + ‘+’ => Comment / uncomment all lines including a desired word

CTRL + [ => Outdent line in DAX Editor

CTRL + ] => Indent line in DAX Editor

CTRL + / => Comment multiple lines in DAX Editor

CTRL + \ => Uncomment multiple lines in DAX Editor

ENTER => Select or de-select an object

F6 => Activate ‘Selection’ pane

Left Arrow key => Collapse a single table

Right Arrow key => Expand a single table

SHIFT + ENTER => Creates line break with auto-indent

SHIFT + F10 => Open a context menu

SHIFT + TAB => Move focus backward in section or decrease indent (context specific)

SHIFT + ? => Show keyboard shortcuts

SPACE => Select or de-select an object

TAB => Move focus forward in section

Windows Context Key + F10 => Open a context menu

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