PyCharm Help

Shift

This section lists and describes the keyboard shortcuts that include the Shift key:

Shift+Navigation keys

ShortcutFunctionUse this shortcut to...
Backspace BackspaceDelete a character to the left of the caret.
Ctrl+X CutCut the current line or selected code block to the Clipboard.
Shift+Down Down with SelectionMove the caret one line down selecting the text.
Shift+End Move to Line End with SelectionMove the caret to the end of line, selecting text.
Shift+Enter Start New LineStart a new line after the current one, positioning the caret in accordance with the current indentation level (equal to sequential pressing End, Enter).
Shift+Escape Hide Active WindowHide the currently active tool window.
Shift+Home Move to Line Start with SelectionMove the caret to the beginning of line, selecting the text.
Ctrl+V PastePaste from the Clipboard.
Shift+Left Left with SelectionMove the caret one character to the left selecting the text.
Shift+Page Down Page Down with SelectionMove the caret one page down selecting the text.
Shift+Page Up Page Up with SelectionMove the caret one page up selecting the text.
Shift+Right Right with SelectionMove the caret one character to the right selecting the text.
Shift+Tab Unindent SelectionMove selected block to the previous indent level.
Shift+Up Up with SelectionMove the caret one line up selecting the text.

Shift+Function (F) keys

ShortcutFunctionUse this shortcut to...
Shift+F1 External DocumentationOpen browser with the documentation for the selected item. Refer to Viewing Inline Documentation for details.
Shift+F2 One of the following:
  • Navigate to Previous Highlighted Error.
  • Stop Program.
Depending on whether you are editing or debugging:
  • When editing: Navigate to the previous found error/warning.
  • When debugging: Terminate the debugging session.
F3 Shift+F3
Search for next/previous occurrenceJump to the next/previous occurrence of the selected word in the editor.
Shift+F6 Rename Rename a statement and correct all references. (Refactoring)
Shift+F7 Move to Previous Difference/Smart Step IntoMove to a previous difference in a view./ Select the method to step in, if the current line contains multiple method call expressions. (Debugger)
Shift+F8 Step OutStep to the first executed line after returning from a current method.
Shift+F9 Debug Debug application.
Shift+F10 Run Run application.
Shift+F11 Show BookmarksOpen Bookmarks dialog to manage existing bookmarks and navigate between them.
Shift+F12 Restore Default layoutRestore the default PyCharm layout (tool windows positions, buttons location and order). To restore the default layout, check the option Store Current Layout as Default in the Window menu.

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Last modified: 15 May 2015