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Keyboard Shortcuts Keys for Tally.ERP 9

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What do you mean by navigational shortcut keys in Tally.ERP 9 ?

Navigational shortcut keys are one of the most frequently used feature in Tally. Tally software is one of the most efficient and powerful software in terms of accounting. This accounting software has developed numerous shortcut keys to make the software user friendly and for fast data entry. Tally software uses keyboard functions to operate, journalize and report the financial statements prepared for the users to interpret and take decisions on the financial statements. Keyboard shortcut key can perform any function without using a mouse. Shortcut keys initiate a command in Tally software as an alternative to mouse clicks.
Shortcut KeyDescription

F1

Shortcut keys with single underline means ALT is the additional key used with the function key displayed. Eg: Alt+F1

F8 

Shortcut keys with double underline means CTRL is the additional key used with the function key displayed. Eg: Ctrl+F8

F2 

Shortcut keys with no underline means only the displayed key is the shortcut key of the function. Eg: F2

Display 

Hot keys are single alphabetical keys to access the menu in Tally. There is one letter which is red in color when navigated.

Types of shortcut keys combination in Tally.ERP 9 ?

In Tally ERP 9, there are basically four types of shortcut keys:

      • Hot keys for easy menu navigation
        Hot keys are single alphabetical keys to access the menu in Tally. The plus point is that you don’t need to select a menu instead of just use hot keys. You will be navigated to the desired menu option.
        How can you find hot keys in Tally? Without any difficulty, one can trace hot keys in Tally. Let’s take a look at the example ledger report [D > A > L]—gateway-of-tally
        Go to the gateway of tally menu – Navigate to Display. You will find D in the display is changed to red color. This is the hot key for the display menu (PRESS D).

    accounts-book
    You will enter the display menu – Navigate to Accounts Books. You will find A in the account books is changed to red color. This is the hot key for the account books menu (PRESS A).

    ledger-tally
    Now you will enter the account books menu – Navigate to Ledger. You will find  L in the ledger is changed to red color. This is the hot key to land on a list of ledgers from which you can choose and view a ledger (PRESS L).

    • Single key shortcuts
      Single keys shortcuts are basically single function keys used for various functions of tally ERP 9.
    • Multiple key combination shortcuts
      Multiple key combination shortcuts are shortcut keys which are the combination of more than one key. For eg: Ctrl, Alt, Alphabets, Numbers

Shortcut keys used to select voucher type in Tally.ERP 9

Voucher shortcut keys are basically used for accessing entering transactions in voucher type. It includes payment voucher, receipt voucher, sales voucher, purchase. Tally gives users the most friendly way to access a voucher.
Shortcut KeyDescriptionWhere to find them

F1 

To select the company or to open the company

On Gateway of Tally

CTRL + F1 

To select payroll voucher from Inventory Voucher/Accounting Screen

On Gateway of Tally > Inventory Voucher/Accounting Voucher > Payroll Voucher

CTRL + F2 

To select Sales Order Voucher from Accounting Voucher/ Inventory Voucher Screen

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher/ Inventory Voucher > Sales Voucher

CTRL + F4 

To select Purchase Order Voucher from Accounting Voucher Screen

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher / Inventory Voucher > Purchase Order Voucher

CTRL + F10 

To select memorandum voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher / Inventory Voucher > Memorandum Voucher

CTRL + F9 

To select Debit note voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Debit Note

CTRL + F8 

To select Credit Note Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Credit Note

F8 

To Select Sales Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Sales Voucher

F9 

To select Purchase Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Purchase Voucher

F7 

To select Journal Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Journal Voucher

F6 

To select Receipts Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Receipts Voucher

F5 

To select Payments Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Payments Voucher

F4 

To Select Contra Voucher

On Gateway of Tally > Accounting Voucher  > Contra Voucher

Shortcut keys used for passing voucher entry in Tally.ERP 9

Voucher shortcut keys are basically used for accessing entering transactions in voucher type. It includes payment voucher, receipt voucher, sales voucher, purchase. Tally gives users the most friendly way to access a voucher.
Shortcut KeyDescriptionWhere to find them

Ctrl+N

To open the calculator

During all data entry

Ctrl+A

To accept the form as it is / with changes

Wherever you use this key combination, that screen or report gets accepted as it is. This is a quick save option

Ctrl+V

To select the voucher types

At creation of Sales/ Purchase Voucher screen

Alt+2

To duplicate a voucher from list of vouchers

At sales ledger/ day book/ Ledgers > Place the cursor on the entry and press this short cut key to duplicate a Voucher

Alt+D

To delete a voucher/master

All the reports screen which can be viewed in columnar format

Alt+C

To create a master from a voucher

At Voucher entry screen

Alt+I

To insert a voucher in between the vouchers

When you want to toggle between Item and Accounting Invoice

Alt+X

To cancel voucher in day book / list of vouchers

From day book or list of vouchers

ESC

To remove what has been typed into the data field while preparing a voucher

At all data entry or typing field

Shortcut keys used for generating reports in Tally.ERP 9

To improve the way you view and print reports in Tally ERP 9 there are various report specific shortcut keys grouped below.
Shortcut KeyDescriptionWhere to find them

Alt+F1

To close a company, to view a report in detail

At all reports screen

Alt+P

To print a report, voucher, etc

At all reports screen

Alt+E

To export details in Excel, HTML or XML format

At all reports screen

Alt+N

To view the report in automatic columns

Multiple columns at all reports, Trail balance, Cash / bank books, group summary and journal register

Alt+R

To remove / hide the line in a report

At all reports screen

Shortcut keys frequently used in Tally.ERP 9

Shortcut KeyDescriptionWhere to find them

F2

To change the current date

Most screens of Tally

F1

To select a company from the list of loaded companies

Most screens of Tally

F11

To open Company features screen

Most screens of Tally

F12

To open configuration screen

Most screens of Tally

Ctrl+C

To select cost centre

At voucher type, group, ledger, cost centres, cost categories, budget scenarios creation alteration screen

Ctrl+E

To select the currencies

At voucher type, group, ledger, cost centres, cost categories, budget scenarios creation alteration screen

Ctrl+G

To select the group

At groups/Ledgers/Cost centres/Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher types/Currencies creation and alteration screen

Ctrl+H

To view the support centre

Most screens of Tally

Ctrl+I

To select the stock items

Most screens of Tally

Ctrl+L

To select the ledger

Across accounting, inventory, order and payroll vouchers

Ctrl+O

To select godowns

At voucher type, group, ledger, cost centres, cost categories, budget scenarios creation alteration screen

Ctrl+Q

To quit the form without making any changes

Most screens of Tally

Ctrl+U

To select the units

Available at accounting, inventory, order voucher screen creation and alteration screens when you are in payroll voucher in most of the payroll master creation screens

Ctrl+K

To login to control centre

Most screens of Tally

Ctrl+S

To open TallyShop

All screens of Tally

Alt+A

To add a voucher in list of vouchers

In sales, credit note, debit note and purchase vouchers

Alt+F2

To change the report period

Most screens of Tally

Alt+M

To send email

Most screens of Tally

Alt+G

To select the language configuration

Most screens of Tally

Alt+K

To select the keyboard configuration

Most screens of Tally

Alt+U

To retrieve the last line which was deleted using Alt+R

In all reports

Alt + L

To login as remote tally.net user

Startup screen of Tally

Alt+H

To access context sensitive help

All screens of Tally

Alt+Z

To zoom in to the print preview to 100% screen

At all print preview screens that appear on pressing Alt+P with the enabled I: With preview enabled

Alt+F3

To go to company info

Most screens of Tally

Alt+F4

To disconnect the company from Tally.Net server

Company info screen of Tally

Alt+Enter

To view the voucher display

At day book and almost all voucher reports

Ctrl+Alt+I

To import statutory masters

All menu screens in Tally

Ctrl+Alt+R

Rewrite data for a company

Gateway of Tally screen

PgUp / Page Up

To display previous voucher during voucher entry

At voucher entry and alteration screen

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