PhpStorm 2020.1 Help

Insert, Delete and Navigation Keys

This section describes default mappings for the Insert, Delete and the navigation keys.

ShortcutFunctionUse this shortcut to...
DeleteDelete Depending on the context:
  • In the editor: delete selected symbol/block.

  • In the Find tool window: exclude items from the search results.

  • In the Version Control tool window Alt+9>: delete an item from a changelist.

  • In other views: remove the selected item or items.

DownMove downMove the caret one line down.
EndMove to Line EndMove the caret to the end of line.
HomeMove to Line StartMove the caret to the beginning of line.
InsertToggle Insert/OverwriteToggle Insert/Overwrite modes in the editor. The shape of the cursor changes according to the current mode.
LeftMove leftMove the caret one character to the left.
Page DownPage downMove the caret one page up.
Page UpPage upMove the caret one page up.
RightMove rightMove the caret one character to the right.
TabIn the editor:
  • With any selection: indent selected line(s).

  • Without any selection: insert a tab symbol (or corresponding number of space.characters).

In a lookup list:

  • No code after the caret in the editor: select an item (like Enter)

  • Some code after the caret in the editor: select an item and replace the code after the caret with it.

UpMove upMove the caret one line up.
Last modified: 08 May 2020