Dynamics GP Shortcuts to Help Streamline Your Workday

By Ian Richardson | April 7, 2022

Dynamics GP shortcuts can help you save time and increase productivity.

If you're looking to save valuable time, the following keyboard shortcuts can help you navigate this business solution in a fast and efficient way!

Dynamics GP Shortcuts: General

  • Ctrl + C - Copy
  • Ctrl + V - Paste
  • Ctrl + P - Print
  • Ctrl + A - Select All
  • Ctrl + U - View Functional Currency
  • Ctrl + O - View Originating Currency
  • Ctrl + R - View Reporting Currency
  • Ctrl + Q - Account Alias
  • Ctrl + Y - Analysis

Dynamics GP Shortcuts: Tools & Window Navigation

  • Tab - Move to next field
  • Shift + Tab - Move to previous field
  • Ctrl + Tab - Move from scrolling window to next field
  • Shift + Ctrl + Tab - Move from scrolling window to the previous field
  • Enter - Default button on a window
  • Ctrl + W - Close the current window
  • Alt +X - Exit Application
  • Alt + D - Address Bar
  • Alt + S - Search Box
  • Alt - Toolbars
  • Ctrl + Tab - Move to next toolbar command
  • Ctrl + Shift + Tab - Move to previous toolbar command
  • Ctrl + 1 - Home
  • Ctrl + 2...9 - Second to ninth navigation pane
  • Alt + Right/Left Arrow - Forward and Back buttons

Dynamics GP Shortcuts: Window Specific

  • Ctrl + T - Edit Payables Checks - Create Temporary Vendor
  • Ctrl + D - Edit Purchase Order Status - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + T - Payables Manual Payment Entry - Create Temporary Vendor
  • Ctrl + T - Payables Transaction Entry - Create Temporary Vendor
  • Ctrl + T - Purchase Order Entry - Create Temporary Vendor
  • Ctrl + D - Purchase Order Entry - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + E - Purchase Order Entry - Open Item Detail
  • Ctrl + D - Purchase Invoice Entry - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + E - Purchase Invoice Entry - Open Item Detail
  • Ctrl + M - Purchasing Invoice Entry - Open Match Shipments to Invoice
  • Ctrl + D - Purchasing Invoice Inquiry Zoom - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + D - Purchasing Item Detail Entry - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + D - Purchasing Item Detail Inquiry Zoom - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + D - Purchasing Item Receipts Zoom - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + T - Purchasing Vendor Detail Inquiry - Create Temporary Vendor
  • Ctrl + D - Receivings Item Detail Entry - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + T - Receivings Transaction Entry - Create Temporary Vendor
  • Ctrl + D - Receivings Transaction Entry - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + E - Receivings Transaction Entry - Open Item Detail
  • Ctrl + E - Sales Transaction Entry - Open Item Detail
  • Ctrl + Q - Sales Transaction Entry - Quick Print
  • Ctrl + D - Select Purchase Order Items - Display Vendor Item Detail
  • Ctrl + E - Vendor Account Maintenance - Open Additional Vendor Accounts

Some of My Favorites

The following shortcuts are some of my favourites that I teach to clients in Dynamics GP, including:

  • Ctrl + L - Lookup
  • Ctrl + F4 - Closes your active window - it is important to note this is a standard window function as GP matches MS Windows
  • Alt + F4 - Closes GP
  • Pressing the space bar when you are on a check box field presses the check box - this is very handy for bank rec
  • Take note of accelerator keys. Note that b on the distributions button is underlined, and k in Print Check is underlined. Alt + B and Alt + K is the same as pressing those buttons with your mouse. Each GP window has accelerator keys.

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