RStudio IDE

Keyboard Shortcuts


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Move cursor to Console Ctrl+2 Ctrl+2
Clear console Ctrl+L Command+L
Move cursor to beginning of line Home Command+Left
Move cursor to end of line End Command+Right
Navigate command history Up/Down Up/Down
Popup command history Ctrl+Up Command+Up
Interrupt currently executing command Esc Esc
Change working directory Ctrl+Shift+K Ctrl+Shift+K


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Go to File/Function Ctrl+. Ctrl+.
Move cursor to Source Editor Ctrl+1 Ctrl+1
New document (except on Chrome/Windows) Ctrl+Shift+N Command+Shift+N
Open document Ctrl+O Command+O
Save active document Ctrl+S Command+S
Close active document (except on Chrome) Ctrl+W Command+W
Close active document (Chrome only) Ctrl+Alt+W Command+Option+W
Close all open documents Ctrl+Shift+W Command+Shift+W
Preview HTML Ctrl+Shift+Y Command+Shift+Y
Knit to HTML Ctrl+Shift+H Command+Shift+H
Compile PDF (TeX and Sweave) Ctrl+Shift+I Command+Shift+I
Insert chunk Ctrl+Alt+I Command+Option+I
Insert code section Ctrl+Shift+R Command+Shift+R
Run current line/selection Ctrl+Enter Command+Enter
Re-run previous region Ctrl+Shift+P Command+Shift+P
Run current document Ctrl+Alt+R Command+Option+R
Run from document beginning to current line Ctrl+Alt+B Command+Option+B
Run from current line to document end Ctrl+Alt+E Command+Option+E
Run the current function definition Ctrl+Alt+F Command+Option+F
Run the current chunk Ctrl+Alt+C Command+Option+C
Run the next chunk Ctrl+Alt+N Command+Option+N or Command+Option+`
Source a file Ctrl+Shift+O Command+Shift+O
Source the current document Ctrl+Shift+S Command+Shift+S
Source the current document (with echo) Ctrl+Shift+Enter Command+Shift+Enter
Fold selected Alt+L Command+Option+L
Unfold selected Shift+Alt+L Command+Shift+Option+L
Fold all Alt+0 Command+Option+0
Unfold all Shift+Alt+0 Command+Shift+Option+0
Go to line Shift+Alt+G Command+Shift+Option+G
Jump to Shift+Alt+J Command+Shift+Option+J
Switch to tab Ctrl+Alt+Down Ctrl+Option+Down
Previous tab Win: Ctrl+Alt+Left, Linux: Ctrl+PageUp Ctrl+Option+Left
Next tab Win: Ctrl+Alt+Right, Linux: Ctrl+PageDown Ctrl+Option+Right
First tab Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Left Ctrl+Shift+Option+Left
Last tab Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Right Ctrl+Shift+Option+Right
Navigate back Ctrl+F9 Command+F9
Navigate forward Ctrl+F10 Command+F10
Reindent lines Ctrl+I Command+I
Extract function from selection Ctrl+Shift+U Command+Shift+U
Comment/uncomment current line/selection Ctrl+Shift+C Command+Shift+C
Reflow comment Ctrl+Shift+/ Command+Shift+/
Transpose Letters Ctrl+T
Move Lines Up/Down Alt+Up/Down Option+Up/Down
Copy Lines Up/Down Ctrl+Alt+Up/Down Command+Option+Up/Down
Jump to Matching Brace/Paren Ctrl+P Ctrl+P
Find and Replace Ctrl+F Command+F
Find Next Win: F3, Linux: Ctrl+G Command+G
Find Previous Win: Shift+F3, Linux: Ctrl+Shift+G Command+Shift+G
Replace and Find Ctrl+= Command+=
Find in Files Ctrl+Shift+F Command+Shift+F
Check spelling F7 F7

Editing (Console and Source)

DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Undo Ctrl+Z Command+Z
Redo Ctrl+Shift+Z Command+Shift+Z
Cut Ctrl+X Command+X
Copy Ctrl+C Command+C
Paste Ctrl+V Command+V
Select All Ctrl+A Command+A
Jump to Word Ctrl+Left/Right Option+Left/Right
Jump to Start/End Ctrl+Home/End or Ctrl+Up/Down Command+Home/End or Command+Up/Down
Delete Line Ctrl+D Command+D
Select Shift+[Arrow] Shift+[Arrow]
Select Word Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right Option+Shift+Left/Right
Select to Line Start Shift+Home Command+Shift+Left or Shift+Home
Select to Line End Shift+End Command+Shift+Right or Shift+End
Select Page Up/Down Shift+PageUp/PageDown Shift+PageUp/Down
Select to Start/End Ctrl+Shift+Home/End or Shift+Alt+Up/Down Command+Shift+Up/Down
Delete Word Left Ctrl+Backspace Option+Backspace or Ctrl+Option+Backspace
Delete Word Right Option+Delete
Delete to Line End Ctrl+K
Delete to Line Start Option+Backspace
Indent Tab (at beginning of line) Tab (at beginning of line)
Outdent Shift+Tab Shift+Tab
Yank line up to cursor Ctrl+U Ctrl+U
Yank line after cursor Ctrl+K Ctrl+K
Insert currently yanked text Ctrl+Y Ctrl+Y
Insert assignment operator Alt+- Option+-
Show help for function at cursor F1 F1
Show source code for function at cursor F2 F2

Completions (Console and Source)

DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Attempt completion Tab or Ctrl+Space Tab or Command+Space
Navigate candidates Up/Down Up/Down
Accept selected candidate Enter, Tab, or Right Enter, Tab, or Right
Dismiss completion popup Esc Esc


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Goto File/Function Ctrl+. Ctrl+.
Move cursor to Source Editor Ctrl+1 Ctrl+1
Move cursor to Console Ctrl+2 Ctrl+2
Move focus to Help Ctrl+3 Ctrl+3
Show History Ctrl+4 Ctrl+4
Show Files Ctrl+5 Ctrl+5
Show Plots Ctrl+6 Ctrl+6
Show Packages Ctrl+7 Ctrl+7
Show Environment Ctrl+8 Ctrl+8
Show Git/SVN Ctrl+9 Ctrl+9
Show Build Ctrl+0 Ctrl+0
Sync Editor and PDF Preview Ctrl+F8 Command+F8


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Build and Reload Ctrl+Shift+B Command+Shift+B
Load All (devtools) Ctrl+Shift+L Command+Shift+L
Check Package Ctrl+Shift+E Command+Shift+E


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Toggle Breakpoint Shift+F9 Shift+F9
Execute Next Line F10 F10
Continue Shift+F5 Shift+F5
Stop Debugging Shift+F8 Shift+F8


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Previous plot Ctrl+Shift+PageUp Command+Shift+PageUp
Next plot Ctrl+Shift+PageDown Command+Shift+PageDown
Show manipulator Ctrl+Shift+M Command+Shift+M


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Diff active source document Ctrl+Shift+D Command+Shift+D
Commit changes Ctrl+Shift+M Command+Shift+M
Scroll diff view Ctrl+Up/Down Ctrl+Up/Down
Stage/Unstage (Git) Spacebar Spacebar
Stage/Unstage and move next (Git) Enter Enter


DescriptionWindows & LinuxMac
Quit Session (desktop only) Ctrl+Q Command+Q
Restart R Session Ctrl+Shift+0 Command+Shift+0