Shortcut Keys in Tally ERP 9.0 & Prime: Download list in PDF

The Tally ERP 9 is a powerful and user-friendly software for Accounting and Inventory purposes. Also, compared to the cost of other accounting software in the market tally seems to be very reasonable. Similarly, the tally ERP 9 & Prime has inbuilt very core features like shortcut keys. Thus, with the help of the below shortcut keys in tally prime & ERP 9, the user can navigate to any screen within no time. In this article, you will see all such shortcut key lists with their functions. Also, you can download the tally shortcut keys list in pdf format from the below link.

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Voucher Type Shortcut Keys

The below keys can be used to reach out to the specified voucher entry screen in the tally. Thus, you need not have to click on the link every time you want to go to the specific voucher entry. For eg. you can hold the CTRL key and pressing F1 at the same time will take you to the payroll voucher.

1. CTRL + F1: Selects the payroll voucher from Inventory Voucher or Accounting Screen.

2. CTRL + F2: This key selects the Sales Order Voucher from Accounting and Inventory Voucher Screen from Tally ERP 9.0.

3. CTRL + F4: The key selects Purchase Order Voucher from Accounting Entry Screen.

4. CTRL + F10: To go to the memorandum voucher screen.

5. CTRL + F9: Go to Debit note voucher from the Gateway of Tally.

6. CTRL + F8: Go to the Credit note voucher screen.

7. ALT + J: Job work Issue/out Screen

8. ALT + W: Job Work Receipt Voucher

9. F1: Select or open the Company from the gateway of Tally.

10. F2: Change the Current Date

11. F4: Contra Voucher

12. F5: Payment Voucher

13. F6: Receipt voucher

14. F7: Shortcut key Journal Voucher

15. F8: Sales Voucher Screen

16. F9: Purchase Voucher Shortcut

17. F11: Tally Features Configuration

18. F12: Configure Tally setups for a voucher, Generate, Printing, Licensing, etc.

Shortcut Key at Voucher Screen

The below shortcuts can be used at the voucher entry screen. Thus, these keys will make your data entry easy. Here is the list of such shortcuts.

ESC: The Escape key can be used to delete the typed-in file during the voucher entry. Also, the shortcut key to quit from tally is ESC(Escape). The ESC key is the first key on your keyboard. Thus, the ESC key is a multiusage key in the tally.

1. ALT + D: Deletes the selected voucher/Master

2. ALT + C: Create a new master

3. ALT + X: Cancels voucher

4. ALT + I: Insert New voucher

5. ALT + 2: Creates duplicate voucher from selected voucher

6. CTRL + A: Save the entry

7. CTRL + V: Toggle between Invoice and Voucher mode

8. CTRL + N: See the calculator

9. CTRL + ALT + C: Copy data from Tally

10. CTRL + V: Paste the copied data in Tally ERP 9.

Shortcut Key at Report Screen

You can use the below keys while generating reports in the tally. Similarly, you can use them to export the voucher or reports directly from tally to excel and pdf format.

1. ALT + N: To view reports in the automatic column

2. ALT + R: Hide the lines in the generated report

3. ALT + P: Print any report

4. ALT + E: Export the generated report in ASCII, Excel, HTML, PDF, and XML format.

5. ALT + F1: View detail report

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GST-Related Shortcuts in Tally

These are some of the new keys for GST-related Transactions in Tally.

1. CTRL + O: Opens the GST portal Website

2. CTRL + E: Export the selected GST Return

3. CTRL + A: View accepted the voucher as it is.

4. Alt + S: Opens Statutory Payment Screen

5. Alt + J: Make Statutory adjustments in a voucher

Tally Shortcut Keys List PDF Format

Here is the tally shortcut keys list in pdf format for download. You can click on the below button and download the complete list for your day-to-day reference.

The above-downloaded tally shortcuts pdf file can be opened in an acrobat reader. This is the top list of shortcut function keys for tally erp9. This includes copy-paste, f1 to f12, tally 7.2 shortcut keys, and more. We hope the above chart will make your data entry easy now.

Tally Prime Shortcut Keys

tally prime shortcut keys list

The tally prime has four types of shortcut keys for reports, Vouchers, and other use and some are hidden. Let us understand which shortcut key is doing what type of function in tally prime.

Voucher shortcut keys for Tally prime

Function Name of key(s)
The key combination retrieves the narration from the previous ledgerAlt+R
opens the calculator panel from the Amount fieldAlt+C
Deletes a voucher/transaction Alt+D
Cancels a voucherAlt+X
Opens a manufacturing journal from the Quantity field of a journal voucherAlt+V
Removes the item/ledger line in a voucherCtrl+D
Retrieves the narration from the previous voucher, for the same voucher type.Ctrl+R
Duplicate/copy the selected voucher from any register. use the left-hand side Alt + 2 keys, if the right-hand side does not work for you.Alt + 2

Masters & Vouchers

Takes to the next input fieldTab
Take you to the previous input fieldShift+Tab
Removes the value typedBackspace
Creates a master, on the flyAlt+C
Opens the calculator panelAlt+C
Insert the base currency symbol in an input field.Alt+4 OR Ctrl+4
The key opens the previously saved master or voucher and scrolls up in the reportsPage Up
Opens the next master or voucher  & To scrolls down in reportsPage Down
Copies the text from an input fieldCtrl+C or Ctrl+Alt+C
Paste an input copied from a text field.Ctrl+V or Ctrl+Alt+V

Tally shortcut keys F1 to F12

Key NameFunction of the key
F1To select a company. Select the Accounts Button and Inventory Buttons. At all masters menu screens · At the Accounting/Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F2changes the menu date· At almost all screens in TALLY
F3Select the Company. At almost all screens in TALLY
F4F4 key can be used to select the Contra Voucher· At Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F5F5 Key to select the Payment Voucher· At Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F6F4 key can be used to select the Contra Voucher· At the Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F7F6 To select the Receipt Voucher· At the Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F8F8 To select the Sales Voucher· At Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F8 (Ctrl + F8)F7 To select the Journal Voucher· At the Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F9F9 To select the Purchase Voucher· At Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F9 (Ctrl + F9)The key can be used to select the Credit Note voucher· At the Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F10 Select the Debit Note voucher· At the Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F10 (Ctrl+F10)F10 key to select the Reversing Journal Voucher· At the Accounting/ Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen
F11F11 key to select the Functions and Features screen· At almost all screens in TALLY
F12F12 to select the Configure Screen· At almost all screens in TALLY

Reports Shortcut keys for Tally prime

FunctionName of Key(s)
Inserts a voucher in a reportAlt+I
Creates an entry in the report, by duplicating a voucherAlt+2
Drill down from a line in a reportEnter
Deletes an entry from a reportAlt+D
Adds a voucher in a reportAlt+A
Cancels a voucher from a reportAlt+X
Removes an entry from a reportCtrl+R
Hides or shows the details in a tableAlt+T
Display all hidden line entries if they were removedAlt+U
Display the last hidden line. However, if multiple lines were hidden, pressing this shortcut repeatedly will restore the last hidden line first and will follow the sequence.Ctrl+U
Expands or collapses information in a reportShift+Enter
Alters a master during voucher entry or from drill-down of a reportCtrl+Enter
Selects/deselect a line in a reportSpace bar
Selects or deselect a line in a reportShift+Space bar
Performs linear selection/deselection of multiple lines in a reportShift+Up/Down
Selects or deselect all lines in a reportCtrl+Space bar
Selects or deselect lines till the endCtrl+Shift+End
Selects or deselect lines till the topCtrl+Shift+Home
To remove the selection of line items in a reportCtrl+Alt+I

Hidden Keys

FunctionName of Key(s)
Use to go back to the previous screen by closing the currently open screenEsc
Removes an input that is provided/selected for a fieldEsc
Opens the Company Features screenF11
Moves to the first/last menu in a sectionCtrl+Up/Down
Move to the left-most/right-most drop-down top menuCtrl+Left/Right
Move from any line to the first line in a listHome & PgUp
To go from any point in a field to the beginning of the text in that fieldHome
Moves from any line to the last line in a listEnd & PgDn
Moves from any point in a field to the end of the text in that fieldEnd
Rewrites the dataCtrl+Alt+R
Quit Tally primeAlt+F4
View the build informationCtrl+Alt+B
View TDL/Add-on detailsCtrl+Alt+T
Navigate to the next artifact in the context+
Increment the Report date or next report in a sequence of reports displayed+
Navigate to the previous artifact in the context
Decrement Report date or previous report in a sequence of reports displayed
Accepts or saves the data on the screen Ctrl+A
The Alt + Enter key expands or collapses a group in a tableAlt+Enter
Opens or hide calculator panelCtrl+N
Exit a screen or the tally app.Ctrl+Q
Re-export the JSON File for generating an E-way bill. Press CTRL + B when you are on the export offline screen. Select “yes” from the list and you will see the vouchers to re-export again.CTRL + B

Other keys

FunctionName of Key(s)
Opens a report, and creates masters and vouchers while workingAlt+G
Switch a different report, and create masters and vouchers while workingCtrl+G
Opens the company’s top menuAlt+K
Press F3 to switch to another company from the list of open companiesF3
Press Alt + F3 to select and open another company located in the same folder or other data pathsAlt+F3
Shut the currently loaded companiesCtrl+F3
Opens TallyHelp topic based on the context of the screen that is openCtrl+F1
Get the list of configurations applicable for the report/viewF12
Opens the company menu with the list of actions related to managing your companyAlt+K
Alt + y key to pen the list of actions applicable to managing the company dataAlt+Y
Use the Alt + Z key to open the list of actions applicable to sharing or exchanging your company dataAlt+Z
Alt + O key will Open the import menu for importing masters, transactions, and bank statementsAlt+O
Access the e-mail menu for sending transactions or reportsAlt+M
Access the print menu for printing transactions or reports.Alt+P
See the export menu for exporting masters, transactions, or reportsAlt+E
Opens the Help menuF1
Open the TallyHelp topic based on the context of the screen that is openCtrl+F1
Select the display language that is applicable across all screensCtrl+K
Select the data entry language that is applicable to all screensCtrl+W
To rewrite the dataCtrl+Alt+R
see the view of the build informationCtrl+Alt+B
View TDL/Add-on detailsCtrl+Alt+T
To accept or save a screenCtrl+A
To expand or collapse a group in a tableAlt+Enter
Opens the Stock Journal voucherAlt+F7
Exports the current voucher or reportCtrl+E

Edit log Shortcut keys

Below is the shortcut key to navigate the edit log in the Tally Prime 2.1 release.

View the Activities Affecting Edit Log reportAlt+K (Company) > Edit Log and press Enter.
View the edit log in the daybookCTRL + B in the daybook. Select show report & Enter
Edit log for the ledger, Stock item, and GroupALT + Q from ledger alteration screen

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FAQ on Tally Shortcut Keys

What is the shortcut key of tally?

The tally shortcut key is a predefined key from the keyboard, that can be used to navigate to a particular screen.

How to use shortcut keys in tally ERP 9?

You can use the shortcut key either by directly pressing a or with a combination of the ALT Key. For eg. From the Gateway off the tally, you can press the ALT+F2 key to change the period.

How to enable shortcut keys in tally ERP 9?

The Tally ERP 9 comes with all short-cut keys enabled. However, if you are not granted rights by your administrator, you may not able to access the specific screen.

How many shortcut keys are there in tally ERP 9?

There are major 37 shortcut keys in the tally.

What is the ALT+F1 key in Tally?

The ALT+F1 key can be used to Shut the Open company.

In tally which key is used for the date?

To change the date of any voucher or to see the report of a specific date you have to press the F2 key. In order to change the period you have to press the ALT + F2 key in the tally.

These are the top downloadable shortcut keys in tally erp9 in pdf format. The list includes the most important copy-paste, multi-currency, GST, and bank reconciliation keys. Similarly know how to enable or change different accounting entry short shortcut keys of tally ERP 9 & prime in 2022. These are the basic computer keys for narration, and the inventory calculator in tally software with a prime update.

21 thoughts on “Shortcut Keys in Tally ERP 9.0 & Prime: Download list in PDF

    1. Hi

      you can use CTL + M to partially hid the calculator. Otherwise you have to mouse click to close the entire window as of now.

      regards

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