Keyboard shortcuts

This is an overview of most keyboard shortcuts you can use with Mp3tag:

General

 
Ctrl + A Select all
Ctrl + Shift + A Invert selection
Ctrl + B Restore all input fields
Ctrl + C Copy tag or selected text
Ctrl + Shift + C Copy file
Ctrl + D Change directory
Ctrl + Shift + D Upper directory
Del Remove file (without deleting it)
Ctrl + Del Delete file (to Windows Recycle Bin if globally activated)
Ctrl + Shift + Del Delete file (WARNING: the file will be removed from your hard-drive!)
Ctrl + E Export
Ctrl + Shift + E Export (with an export file for each different directory)
Ctrl + F Favorite directory
Ctrl + H Add directory
Ctrl + I freedb ... / web source
Ctrl + Shift + I freedb ... / web source (Quick)
Ctrl + K Auto-numbering wizard
Ctrl + Shift + K Auto-numbering wizard (with counter reset for each subfolder)
Ctrl + L freedb (local) ...
Ctrl + N Select next file
Ctrl + O Options ...
Ctrl + P Playlist (all files)
Ctrl + Shift + P Playlist (all files) with one playlist for each subfolder
Ctrl + Q Show/hide tag input mask
Ctrl + R Remove tag
Ctrl + S Save tag
Ctrl + T Read tag
Ctrl + Shift + T Play
Ctrl + U Unselect all
Ctrl + V Paste tag or text
Ctrl + Shift + V Move file
Ctrl + X Cut tag or selected text
Ctrl + Z Undo
F2 Rename file
F3 Filter
F4 Play selected file(s)
Alt + Right arrow Forward in history
Alt + Left arrow Backward in history
Alt + Return File properties
Alt + T Extended Tag dialog to edit extended and user defined tag fields as well as embedded cover art.
Alt + Drag'n'Drop Change order of files in list of files.
Alt + Arrow down Change order of files in list of files.
Alt + Arrow up Change order of files in list of files.
Alt + Page down Move selected files to end in list of files.
Alt + Page up Move selected files to beginning in list of files.
Shift + Del Remove format strings which are not longer needed from drop-down lists.

Convert

 
Alt + 1 Tag - Filename
Alt + 2 Filename - Tag
Alt + 3 Filename - Filename
Alt + 4 Text file - Tag
Alt + 5 Tag - Tag
Alt + 6 Actions
Alt + Shift + 6 Quick action
Alt + Shift + 1 Tag - Filename (Preview)
Alt + Shift + 2 Filename - Tag (Preview)
Alt + Shift + 3 Filename - Filename (Preview)

Useful helpers

 
Ctrl + Space Displays format string helper menu (e.g., at converters or actions)
Ctrl + Tab Quick forward navigation between sub-windows (Tag Panel, Filter, File View)
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Quick backward navigation between sub-windows (Tag Panel, Filter, File View)

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