R-Studio Keyboard Shortcuts


Description Windows & Linux
Move cursor to Console Ctrl+2
Clear console Ctrl+L
Move cursor to beginning of line Home
Move cursor to end of line End
Navigate command history Up/Down
Popup command history Ctrl+Up
Interrupt currently executing command Esc
Change working directory Ctrl+Shift+H


Description Windows & Linux
Goto File/Function Ctrl+.
Move cursor to Source Editor Ctrl+1
New document (except on Chrome/Windows) Ctrl+Shift+N
Open document Ctrl+O
Save active document Ctrl+S
Close active document (except on Chrome) Ctrl+W
Close all open documents Ctrl+Shift+W
Preview HTML (Markdown and HTML) Ctrl+Shift+K
Knit Document (knitr) Ctrl+Shift+K
Compile Notebook Ctrl+Shift+K
Compile PDF (TeX and Sweave) Ctrl+Shift+K
Insert chunk (Sweave and Knitr) Ctrl+Alt+I
Insert code section Ctrl+Shift+R
Run current line/selection Ctrl+Enter
Run current line/selection (retain cursor position) Alt+Enter
Re-run previous region Ctrl+Shift+P
Run current document Ctrl+Alt+R
Run from document beginning to current line Ctrl+Alt+B
Run from current line to document end Ctrl+Alt+E
Run the current function definition Ctrl+Alt+F
Run the current code section Ctrl+Alt+T
Run previous Sweave/Rmd code Ctrl+Alt+P
Run the current Sweave/Rmd chunk Ctrl+Alt+C
Run the next Sweave/Rmd chunk Ctrl+Alt+N
Source a file Ctrl+Shift+O
Source the current document Ctrl+Shift+S
Source the current document (with echo) Ctrl+Shift+Enter
Fold Selected Alt+L
Unfold Selected Shift+Alt+L
Fold All Alt+O
Unfold All Shift+Alt+O
Go to line Shift+Alt+G
Jump to Shift+Alt+J
Switch to tab Ctrl+Shift+.
Previous tab Ctrl+F11
Next tab Ctrl+F12
First tab Ctrl+Shift+F11
Last tab Ctrl+Shift+F12
Navigate back Ctrl+F9
Navigate forward Ctrl+F10
Extract function from selection Ctrl+Alt+X
Extract variable from selection Ctrl+Alt+V
Reindent lines Ctrl+I
Comment/uncomment current line/selection Ctrl+Shift+C
Reflow Comment Ctrl+Shift+/
Reformat Selection Ctrl+Shift+A
Show Diagnostics Ctrl+Shift+Alt+P
Transpose Letters  
Move Lines Up/Down Alt+Up/Down
Copy Lines Up/Down Shift+Alt+Up/Down
Jump to Matching Brace/Paren Ctrl+P
Expand to Matching Brace/Paren Ctrl+Shift+E
Select to Matching Brace/Paren Ctrl+Shift+Alt+E
Add Cursor Above Current Cursor Ctrl+Alt+Up
Add Cursor Below Current Cursor Ctrl+Alt+Down
Move Active Cursor Up Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Up
Move Active Cursor Down Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Down
Find and Replace Ctrl+F
Find Next Win: F3, Linux: Ctrl+G
Find Previous Win: Shift+F3, Linux: Ctrl+Shift+G
Use Selection for Find Ctrl+F3
Replace and Find Ctrl+Shift+J
Find in Files Ctrl+Shift+F
Check Spelling F7

Editing (Console and Source)

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

Completions (Console and Source)

Description Windows & Linux
Attempt completion Tab or Ctrl+Space
Navigate candidates Up/Down
Accept selected candidate Enter, Tab, or Right
Dismiss completion popup Esc


Description Windows & Linux
Move focus to Source Editor Ctrl+1
Move focus to Console Ctrl+2
Move focus to Help Ctrl+3
Show History Ctrl+4
Show Files Ctrl+5
Show Plots Ctrl+6
Show Packages Ctrl+7
Show Environment Ctrl+8
Show Git/SVN Ctrl+9
Show Build Ctrl+0
Sync Editor & PDF Preview Ctrl+F8
Show Keyboard Shortcut Reference Alt+Shift+K


Description Windows & Linux
Build and Reload Ctrl+Shift+B
Load All (devtools) Ctrl+Shift+L
Test Package (Desktop) Ctrl+Shift+T
Test Package (Web) Ctrl+Alt+F7
Check Package Ctrl+Shift+E
Document Package Ctrl+Shift+D


Description Windows & Linux
Toggle Breakpoint Shift+F9
Execute Next Line F10
Step Into Function Shift+F4
Finish Function/Loop Shift+F6
Continue Shift+F5
Stop Debugging Shift+F8


Description Windows & Linux
Previous plot Ctrl+Alt+F11
Next plot Ctrl+Alt+F12


Description Windows & Linux
Diff active source document Ctrl+Alt+D
Commit changes Ctrl+Alt+M
Scroll diff view Ctrl+Up/Down
Stage/Unstage (Git) Spacebar
Stage/Unstage and move to next (Git) Enter


Description Windows & Linux
Quit Session (desktop only) Ctrl+Q
Restart R Session Ctrl+Shift+F10