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Keyboard Shortcuts for Consoles

The following shortcuts are available for the Sites, Assets, Users, Groups, Projects, and Experience Fragments consoles.
Location
Shortcut
Description
General
Ctrl+Click
Multi-select
Console - Column View & Content View
Right Arrow
Navigate down into the structure of your website / expand tree node
Left Arrow
Navigate up the tree structure / collapse tree node
Down Arrow
Move down a list of pages at the same level
Up Arrow
Move up a list of pages at the same level
Console - Column View
Shift-Up/Down Arrow
Move up a list of pages at the same level
Esc
Move up a list of pages at the same level
Consoles
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Keyboard shortcut help
/
Invoke search
Alt+ < Number >
Toggle which rail selector option to view
`
Hide rail
e
Edit
p
Properties
m
Move
Ctrl+c
Copy
Ctrl+v
Paste
Backspace
Delete
Property Pages
Ctrl+s
Save
The key combinations are listed with the Windows modifier keys .

OS-Specific Modifier Keys

The modifier keys used for the keyboard shortcuts vary depending on the operating system used by the client.
Windows/Linux
macOS
Alt
Option
Ctrl
Command

Browsers and Keyboard Shortcuts

AEM avoids common shortcuts already used by popular browsers, however default browser behavior is not overridden by AEM shortcuts.
In addition keyboard shortcuts are the same for all locales and keyboard layouts.
AEM shortcuts do not override default browser behavior.
In the case that conflicts should occur between AEM and browser shortcuts, AEM shortcuts will not function, yielding to browser functionality.
AEM keyboard shortcuts could interfere with screen readers, some browser features, and other accessibility tools.
Adobe recommends disabling AEM keyboard shortcuts when using a screen reader.

Deactivating Keyboard Shortcuts

AEM provides keyboard shortcuts for some of the commonly-used features (edit, properties, copy/paste, showing various side-rail menus, etc.).
For users that do not use keyboard shortcuts or have certain accessibility requirements, all keyboard shortcuts can be disabled.
You can deactivate keyboard shortcuts in two locations:
The navigation shortcut keys for the column view and content tree are always active.

Keyboard Shortcuts for the Page Editor

Various keyboard shortcuts are available throughout AEM. Some apply to the use of consoles, others to page editing .