Field Keyboard Shortcuts

This tip contains shortcut keys for simple and faster work with fields.
  • F9 - Update fields - updates all fields contained in the current selection.
  • Ctrl+F9 - Insert field characters - inserts new field code braces for manually inserting fields.
  • Shift+F9 - Toggle field display - toggles field code display for fields contained in the current selection.
  • Alt+F9 - View field codes - toggles field code display for all fields in the entire document.
  • Ctrl+Shift+F9 - Unlink fields - converts all qualifying fields in the selection into hard text; once this action is done, the field can't be updated any more.
  • Alt+Shift+F9 - Do field click - alternative to double - clicking MacroButton and GoToButton fields.
  • F11 - Next field - selects the next field in the document. Field codes do not need to be displayed for this command or the next.
  • Shift+F11 - Previous field - selects the previous field in the document.
  • Ctrl+F11 - Lock fields - prevents fields in the selection from being updated.
  • Ctrl+Shift+F11 - Unlock fields - unlocks fields so that they can be updated.

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