Total Commander Common shortcut keys

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f3--View Files

f4--Edit File

f5--Copy Files

f6--renaming, moving files

f7--new Folder

f8--Delete files, folders

f10--Menu Bar Activation switch


alt+f1--Change drive on left window

alt+f2--change the drive on the right window

alt+shift+f3--Use Internal viewer to browse files

alt+f5--Compressed Files/folders

alt+shift+f5--compressed files/folders and deletes the original files/folders

alt+f7--Find Files/folders

alt+f9--file Uncompressed

alt+left/right--switch to the previous/last folder you entered

alt+down--Display History Access address List


shift+f4--Create a new file with an external editor (UltraEdit)

shift+f5--copy (rename) files/folders to the current folder

shift+ctrl+f5--Create a shortcut to the selected object

shift+f6--Renaming files/folders

Shift+esc--total Commander Minimization


NUM +--Select a set of files with the same attributes

num---clears a set of files with the same attributes in the selected file

NUM *--Reverse Selection

NUM/--Recovery Selection

Ctrl+num +--all options

Ctrl+num---Clear all options

Alt+num +--Select a set of files that are the same as the file name extension selected by the current cursor


ctrl+pgup--back to the top level directory

ctrl+left/right--Displays the current folder list in the left/right file window

ctrl+--returns the root directory

ctrl+shift+f1--thumbnail view (picture preview)

ctrl+f2--Display File/folder details

ctrl+f3--Sorted by name

ctrl+f4--sorted by extension

ctrl+f5--by the time the file was created

ctrl+f6--sorted by size of file

ctrl+f8--Display directory structure

ctrl+f9--print the file at the current cursor

ctrl+f10--Show All Files

ctrl+f11--Show all executables/hide non-executable files

ctrl+enter--Copy the current file name to the TC command line

ctrl+shift+enter--copies the current full path and filename to the TC command line

ctrl+d--open a list of frequently used folders (available for bookmarks)

ctrl+f--connect to an FTP server

ctrl+shift+f--disconnect from the FTP server

ctrl+q--turn on/off Quick View

ctrl+u--Toggle the left and right file window display content

ctrl+w--Close current directory label

ctrl+shift+w--Close all Catalog labels

ctrl+y--empty the command line input box and place the cursor on the command line

esc--empty the command line input box and place the cursor in the file window

insert--Select files/directories

space--Select files/directories


1. When the command line input box has a string command: The string command that runs the command line

2. When the cursor is in the compressed file with the appropriate compression tool to open the compressed file

3. Located in the compressed file: The selected files are extracted to the temporary file directory, and try to do the decompression of compressed files processing

alt+enter--Display the selected file properties

Total Commander Common shortcut keys

Show Edit file:

F3: I'm afraid this is the most used shortcut, designed to view files. What needs to be explained is that the default installed TC version 5.5 can only view the text and some associated image files, the pictures only support a few types of BMP. If you need to see more types of files, you will also need to install Plug-ins.

Ctrl + Q: Quick Preview.

F4: Used primarily for editing text files. You can set up an external program to edit the text (I set the EditPlus).

Shift + F4: Creates a new text file and invokes Notepad editing (custom editor).

Ctrl + Z: Edit the description of the file/folder.

CTLT + Enter: View file or folder properties.

SPACEBAR: Select or deselect a file, such as when the folder is pressed, to calculate the space occupied by the folder.

Shift + SPACEBAR: Select the cursor and do not calculate the folder's capacity.

Alt + Shift + Enter: Calculate the space occupied by all folders under the current pane, and then click Size in the top bar to get the folder in order and quickly find the folder that occupies the most space.

Ctrl+shift+enter gets the absolute path of the file/folder where the cursor resides and displays it in the command line.

Manipulating Copy Files

F5: Copy files, which is one of the most commonly used shortcut keys. TC is divided into left and right two windows, we copy the cursor selected file to another window. In addition, the TC also supports the mouse to drag and drop the copy of the file, which is more convenient entirely by your personal preferences.

Shift + F5: Copy with Directory

F6: Moves the file and moves the selected file to another window.

Block copy in Shift+ins TC

SHIFT + F6 Rename file (F2 modified version)

Ctrl + M: Bulk Change file name.

Space to select a file/folder (like INSERT). If the folder is not selected at the cursor, after pressing the SPACEBAR, calculate its footprint (including subfolders) and replace it with the number of bytes

(Detailed data display mode). You can disable this feature by ' Configure '-' option '-' action '-' Select with SPACEBAR '.

Right key long Press in NC style This is the right click menu to invoke Windows style

Shift + f10--shows the associated test menu, similar to the effect of the right mouse button


SHIFT + F4 New text file, load into editor (custom)

F7: Create a new or Multi-tiered folder. You can create new layers of directories like DOS, such as C:FILEABC


F8/del: Deletes the file. As with windows, hold down SHIFT + DELETE, and then delete directly from the Recycle Bin.

Search location

ALT + Ctrl + any letter or ALT + any letter or any letter: Quick position file [menu: Configuration--option--set in quick Search]

Alt + F7: Search. With TC, I never used a search that came with the Windows system itself. TC Search is simple, and fast, full-featured, very easy to use.

Ctrl + D: A list of commonly used folders. A floating window will pop up to quickly jump to a set folder. (very easy to use)

CTRL + S: Quick search shows only selected files

Alt +↓: A History Folder List that can be quickly traced back to a folder you've been to.

Alt +← or →: quick rewind or forward history directory.

Tab: Toggles between left and right windows.

Alt + Tab: Toggles between window tabs.

SPACEBAR: Select or deselect a file, such as when the folder is pressed, to calculate the space occupied by the folder.

* (small keyboard asterisk key): Reverse selection.

+ (keypad plus key): Select All or a specified type of file.

-(keypad plus key): Deselect all or a specified type of file.

Ctrl + A: Select all files in the current window. Unlike Windows Explorer, pressing this shortcut does not select a folder.

Shift +↓ and Shift +↑: Select or deselect files or folders.

Ctrl+↑: Opens the cursor folder in the new tab of the current window

Ctrl+↓: Opens the cursor folder in the new tab of the opposite window

Ctrl +←/→: If the cursor is at the top of the pane, adjust the display of the left/right pane to the same; if the cursor is in a folder, open the folder in the left/right pane; If the cursor is in a compressed file, open the file in the left/right pane.

Ctrl + num* lock/unlock current tab.

ALT+F1 Change drive on left window

ALT+F2 change the drive on the right side of the window

Compress files

Alt + F5: Compresses the selected files. When you press ENTER, the resulting compressed package will appear in another destination window.

ALT + F6 Uncompressed file

Display mode

Ctrl + B: Displays all files under the current folder and subfolders.

Ctrl + R: Refreshing

Ctrl + f1-8, 10-12 different ways to display a list of files in a window

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