OpenCms Documentation

Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

OpenCms features several shortcuts in the various workplace apps. Here's an overview on the available shortcuts.

General shortcuts

ALT + LEFT

History back

ALT + RIGHT

History forward

Explorer shortcuts

DEL

Delete the marked item(s)

ALT + UP

Folder up

ALT + RETURN

Open the property dialog for the selected resource

F2

Rename the selected resource

CTRL + o

Switch between online and offline project

CTRL + a

Select all

Page editor shortcuts

CTRL + e

Switch to the next element view

CTRL + SHIFT + e

Iterate through the edit levels (show edit points only for contents in containers with a certain nesting level) - helpful to deal with overlapping edit points

ESCAPE

Cancel a drag & drop operation

CTRL

Pressed, when dropping an existing element into the page the "Copy or Reuse" dialog is shown

Sitemap editor shortcuts

ESCAPE

Cancel a drag & drop operation

Content and bundle editor shortcuts

CTRL + s

Save

CTRL + SHIFT + s

Save & exit

CTRL + SHIFT + x

Exit