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Uselful Tally ERP 9 Shortcut Keys Combinations

Avinash Jeevan Dsouza 
Updated on 28 January 2021

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Tally shortcut keys

Key

Functionality

Available screens

F1

To select a company

At all masters menu screen

F1

To select the Accounts Button

At the Accounting Voucher creation and Alteration screen

F1 (ALT+F1)

To select the Inventory

At the Inventory/Payroll Voucher creation and alteration screen.  In almost all the Reports

 

To view the detailed or condensed report

F1 (CTRL + F1)

To open Payroll Vouchers to alter

At the Accounting/Inventory voucher creation or alteration screen.

F2

To change the current date

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

   

To select company inventory features

At the F11: Features screen

F3

To select the company

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

   

To select Company Statutory & Taxation features

At F11: Features screen

F4

To open Contra voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F5

To open Payment voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F6

To open Receipt voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F7

To open  Journal voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F8

To open Sales voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F8 (CTRL+F8)

To open Credit Note voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F9

To open Purchase voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F9 (CTRL+F9)

To open Debit Note voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F10

To open Reversing Journal voucher

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screen

F10 (Ctrl + F10)

To open Memorandum voucher

At Accounting / Inventory / Payroll Voucher creation and alteration screen

F11

To select the Functions and Features screen

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

F12

To open  Configure screen

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

Tally ERP 9 Short-cut special keys combination

These are the most important short cut keys to speed up the work in tally. Duplication of a voucher is one of the most used shortcut keys in this section and ALT+C is used to create secondary ledger creation while you are working with tally.

Key

Functionality

Available screens

ALT + 2

To Duplicate a voucher

At List of Vouchers - creates a voucher similar to the one where you positioned the cursor and used this key combination

ALT + A

To Add a voucher

At List of Vouchers - adds a voucher after the one where you positioned the cursor and used this key combination.

     
   

Alters the column in all the reports which can be viewed in columnar format

     
 

To Alter the column in the columnar report

 

ALT + C

To create a master at a voucher screen (if it has not been already assigned a different function, as in reports like Balance Sheet, where it adds a new column to the report)

At voucher entry and alteration screens, at a field where you have to select a master from a list. If the necessary account has not been created already, use this key combination to create the master without quitting from the voucher screen.

     
     
     
 

To access Auto Value Calculator in the amount field during voucher entry

At all voucher entry screens in the Amount field

ALT + D

To delete a voucher

At Voucher and Master (Single) alteration screens. Masters can be deleted subject to conditions, as explained in the manual.

     
 

To delete a master

All the reports screen which can be viewed in columnar format

     
 

To delete a column in any columnar report

 
     
 

(if it has not been already assigned a different function, as explained above)

 

ALT + E

To export the report in ASCII, Excel, HTML OR XML format

At all reports screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + I

To insert a voucher

At List of Vouchers - inserts a voucher before the one where you positioned the cursor and used this key combination.

     
   

At the creation of sales and purchase invoice

     
 

To toggle between Item and Accounting invoice

 

ALT + G

To select the Language Configuration

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + K

To select the Keyboard Configuration

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + O

To upload the report at your website

At all reports screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + G

To select the language for TALLY ERP 9 Interface

At almost all screens of TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + M

To Email the report

At all reports screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + N

To view the report in automatic columns

At all the reports where columns can be added

ALT + P

To print the report

At all reports screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + R

To repeat the narration in different voucher type

At all Vouchers in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + S

To bring back a line you removed using ALT + R

At all reports screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + U

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

At all reports screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT+ V

From Invoice screen to bring Stock Journal screen

At Invoice screen > Quantity Field > Press Alt + V to select the Stock Journal.

ALT + X

To cancel a voucher in Day Book/List of Vouchers

At all voucher screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + R

To repeat the narration in different voucher type

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9.

CTRL + A

To accept a form - wherever you use this key combination, that screen or report gets accepted as it is

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9, except where a specific detail has to be given before accepting

CTRL + B

To select the Budget

At Groups/Ledgers/Cost Centres/ Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher Types/ Currencies (Accounts Info) creation and alteration screen

CTRL + ALT + B

To check the Company Statutory details

At all the menu screens

CTRL + C

To select the Cost Centre

At Groups/Ledgers/Cost Centres/ Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher Types/ Currencies (Accounts Info) creation and alteration screen

     
   

At Stock Groups/ Stock Categories/ Stock Items/ Reorder Levels/ Godowns/ Voucher Types / Units of Measure ( Inventory Info)  creation/alteration screen

     
 

To select the Cost Category

 

CTRL+ E

To select the Currencies

At Groups/Ledgers/Cost Centres/ Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher Types/ Currencies (Accounts Info) creation and alteration screen

CTRL + G

To select the Group

At Groups/Ledgers/Cost Centres/ Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher Types/ Currencies (Accounts Info) creation and alteration screen

CTRL + H

To view the Support Centre

Almost all screens in TALLY ERP 9

CTRL + I

To select the Stock Items

At Stock Group/ Stock Categories/ Stock Items/ Reorder Levels/ Godowns/ Voucher Types / Units of Measure ( Inventory Info)  creation/alteration screen

Ctrl + Alt + I

To import statutory masters

At all menu screens

CTRL + K

To Login as Remote Tally.NET User

At Almost all screens in TALLY ERP 9

CTRL + L

To select the Ledger

At Groups/Ledgers/Cost Centres/ Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher Types/ Currencies (Accounts Info) creation and alteration screen

     
   

At the creation and alteration of Vouchers

     
 

To mark a Voucher as Optional

 

CTRL + O

To select the Godowns

At Stock Group/ Stock Categories/ Stock Items/ Reorder Levels/ Godowns/ Voucher Types / Units of Measure (Inventory Info)  creation/alteration screen

CTRL + Q

To abandon a form - wherever you use this key combination, it quits that screen without making any changes to it.

At almost all screens in TALLY ERP 9.

CTRL + R

To repeat narration in the same voucher type

At creation/alteration of voucher screen

CTRL + Alt + R

Rewrite data for a Company

From Gateway of Tally screen

CTRL + S

Allows you to alter Stock Item master

At Stock Voucher Report and Godown Voucher Report

CTRL + U

To select the Units

At Stock Groups/ Stock Categories/ Stock Items/ Reorder Levels/ Godowns/ Voucher Types / Units of Measure (Inventory Info)  creation/alteration screen

CTRL + V

To select the Voucher Types

At Groups/Ledgers/Cost Centres/ Budgets/Scenarios/Voucher Types/ Currencies (Accounts Info) creation and alteration screen

     
   

At the creation of Sales/Purchase Voucher screen

     
 

To toggle between Invoice and Voucher

 

CTRL + K

To login to Control Centre

At almost all screens of TALLY.ERP 9

CTRL + H

To access Support Centre. Wherein you can directly post your queries on the functional and technical aspects of Tally.ERP9, Shoper and Tally.Developer.

At almost all screens of TALLY.ERP 9

     
     

Alt + Enter

To view the Voucher display

At Day Book and almost all Voucher Reports

Alt + S

To view Stock Query report

At all Voucher Creation and Alteration screens where inventory is applicable except Contra, Reversing Journal, Memorandum and Physical Stock  Voucher

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 option I: With Previewenabled

+

To zoom in to the print preview

At all print preview screens that appear after pressing Alt+Z

-

To zoom out of the print preview

At all print preview screens that appear after pressing Alt+Z

CTRL + Scroll wheel (Mouse Wheel)

To zoom in to the print preview

At all print preview screens that appear after pressing Alt+Z

SHIFT + Scroll wheel (Mouse Wheel)

To scroll horizontally - left to right or right to left

At all print preview screens that appear after pressing Alt+Z

     

SHIFT + Right or Left arrow

   

ALT + H

To access context sensitive help

At all screens of Tally.ERP 9

CTRL + ALT + H

To access Add-on help, if available

At all screens of Tally.ERP 9

Tally ERP 9 Keyboard shortcut - Special Function Keys

Also read: Most useful keyboard short-cut in tally erp 9

Key

Functionality

Available screens

ALT + F1

To close a company

At all menu screens

     
 

To view detailed report

At almost all report screens

     
 

To explode a line into its details

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

     
 

To open Inventory vouchers to alter

At the Inventory/ Payroll voucher creation or alteration screen.

ALT + F2

To change the period

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + F3

To select the company info menu

At Gateway of Tally screen

     
 

To create/alter/shut a Company

 

ALT + F4

To open the Purchase Order Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

ALT + F5

To open the Sales Order Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

     
 

To view monthly and quarterly report

At almost all report screens in TALLY.ERP 9

ALT + F6

To open the Rejection Out Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

     
 

To open the Sales Order Voucher Type

 

ALT + F7

To open the Stock Journal Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

     
 

To accept all the Audit lists

At Tally Audit Listing screen

ALT + F8

To open the Delivery Note Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

     
 

To view the Columnar report

At Ledger Voucher screen

ALT + F9

To open the Receipt Note Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

ALT + F10

To open the Physical Stock Voucher Type

At Accounting / Inventory Voucher creation and alteration screens

ALT + F12

To filter the information based on monetary value

At almost all report screens

CTRLl + F1

To open payroll vouchers for alteration

At the Accounting/Inventory Voucher creation or alteration screen

CTRL + ALT + F12

Advanced Configuration

At Gateway of Tally

SPACE

To select the line to delete/hide

At almost all report screens

CTRL + SPACE

To select all the line at one instance to delete/hide

At almost all report screens

CTRL + ALT+ A

To select all the line at one instance to delete/hide

At almost all report screens

Tally ERP 9 short-cut keys Navigation keys

Key

Functionality

Available screens

PgUp

Display previous voucher during voucher entry/alter

At voucher entry and alteration screens

PgDn

Display next voucher during voucher entry/alter

At voucher entry and alteration screens

ENTER

To accept anything you type into a field.

You have to use this key at most areas in TALLY.ERP 9

     
 

To accept a voucher or master

At the receivables report - press Enter at a pending bill to get transactions relating to this bill (e.g., original sale bill, receipts and payments against this bill, etc)

     
 

To get a report with further details of an item in a report

 

ESC

To remove what you typed into a field

At almost all screens in TALLY.ERP 9

     
 

To come out of a screen

 
     
 

To indicate you do not want to accept a voucher or master

 

SHIFT + ENTER

Collapse next level details

At Voucher Register screen and Trial Balance report

SHIFT + ENTER

To explode a line to display the line item in detail.

In all reports.

     
   

In a group/stock group/cost category/godowns /stock category - displays sub-groups and ledgers/stock items/cost centres/secondary godowns/secondary stock categories

     
   

In a voucher - displays its entries and narration

     
   

In a stock item- displays its godowns and batch details

     
   

In the Voucher Register screen - displays the next level details

     
   

In Trial Balance - displays the next level details

CTRL + ENTER

To alter a master while making an entry or viewing a report

At voucher entry and alteration screens

     
   

At all reports


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