IPython shortcuts

Available shortcut in IPython terminal.

Warning

This list is automatically generated, and may not hold all the available shortcut. In particular, it may depends on the version of prompt_toolkit installed during the generation of this page.

Single Filtered shortcuts

Shortcut Filter Description
<PageDown> (Not: HasSelection) Move forward through the history list, fetching the next command
<PageUp> (Not: HasSelection) Move back through the history list, fetching the previous command
<Bracketed-Paste> Always Pasting from clipboard
<C-C> Always Abort when Control-C has been pressed
<C-Down> Always Move forward through the history list, fetching the next command
<C-L> Always Clear the screen and redraw everything at the top of the screen
<C-Up> Always Move back through the history list, fetching the previous command
<C-Z> Always By default, control-Z should literally insert Ctrl-Z
<Cursor-Position-Response> Always Handle incoming Cursor-Position-Request response
<End> Always Move to the end of the line
<Home> Always Move to the start of the current line
<Left> Always Move back a character
<Right> Always Move forward a character
<Vt100-Mouse-Event> Always Handling of incoming mouse event
<Windows-Mouse-Event> Always Handling of mouse events for Windows
<Any> Condition Handle quoted insert
<C-D> Condition Exit
<C-E> Condition Accept suggestion
<C-F> Condition Accept suggestion
<Right> Condition Accept suggestion
<C-A> EmacsMode Move to the start of the current line
<C-B> EmacsMode Move back a character
<C-E> EmacsMode Move to the end of the line
<C-F> EmacsMode Move forward a character
<C-Left> EmacsMode Move back to the start of the current or previous word
<C-N> EmacsMode Next line
<C-O> EmacsMode Accept the current line for execution and fetch the next line relative to the current line from the history for editing
<C-P> EmacsMode Previous line
<C-Right> EmacsMode Move forward to the end of the next word
<C-Space> EmacsMode Start of the selection (if the current buffer is not empty)
<C-SquareClose> <Any> EmacsMode When Ctl-] + a character is pressed
<C-X> ( EmacsMode Begin saving the characters typed into the current keyboard macro
<C-X> ) EmacsMode Stop saving the characters typed into the current keyboard macro and save the definition
<C-X> <C-X> EmacsMode Move cursor back and forth between the start and end of the current line
<C-X> e EmacsMode Re-execute the last keyboard macro defined, by making the characters in the macro appear as if typed at the keyboard
<Escape> EmacsMode By default, ignore escape key
<Escape> <C-SquareClose> <Any> EmacsMode Like Ctl-], but backwards
<Escape> <Left> EmacsMode Cursor to start of previous word
<Escape> <Right> EmacsMode Cursor to start of next word
<Escape> a EmacsMode Previous sentence
<Escape> b EmacsMode Move back to the start of the current or previous word
<Escape> e EmacsMode Move to end of sentence
<Escape> f EmacsMode Move forward to the end of the next word
! Never ‘!’ opens the system prompt
<C-B> Never Scroll window up
<C-D> Never Same as ControlF, but only scroll half a page
<C-E> Never scroll_offset += 1
<C-F> Never Scroll window down
<C-J> Never Run system command
<C-U> Never Same as ControlB, but only scroll half a page
<C-V> Never Scroll page down
<C-X> <C-E> Never Invoke an editor on the current command line, and accept the result
<C-Y> Never scroll_offset -= 1
<C-Z> Never Suspend process to background
<Escape> ! Never M-‘!’ opens the system prompt
<Escape> v Never Scroll page up
<PageDown> Never Scroll page down
<PageUp> Never Scroll page up
v Never Invoke an editor on the current command line, and accept the result
<Escape> ViMode Escape goes to vi navigation mode

Multi Filtered shortcuts

Shortcut Filter Description
<C-J> (And: (Not: Condition), Condition) Enter, accept input
<C-D> (And: Condition, (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode)) Delete character before the cursor
<C-J> (And: Condition, (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode)) Newline (in case of multiline input
<Escape> - (And: EmacsMode, (Not: HasArg))  
<C-G> (And: EmacsMode, (Not: HasSelection)) Control + G: Cancel completion menu and validation state
<C-Q> (And: EmacsMode, (Not: HasSelection)) Add the next character typed to the line verbatim
<Escape> < (And: EmacsMode, (Not: HasSelection)) Move to the first line in the history
<Escape> > (And: EmacsMode, (Not: HasSelection)) Move to the end of the input history, i
- (And: EmacsMode, Condition) When ‘-‘ is typed again, after exactly ‘-‘ has been given as an argument, ignore this
<C-Delete> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kill from point to the end of the current word, or if between words, to the end of the next word
<C-Underscore> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Incremental undo
<C-X> <C-U> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Incremental undo
<C-X> r y (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Paste before cursor
<C-Y> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Paste before cursor
<Escape> # (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Without numeric argument, comment all lines
<Escape> * (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) meta-*: Insert all possible completions of the preceding text
<Escape> . (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Like yank_nth_arg, but if no argument has been given, yank the last word of each line
<Escape> / (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) M-/: Complete
<Escape> <Backspace> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kills the word before point, using “not a letter nor a digit” as a word boundary
<Escape> <C-H> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kills the word before point, using “not a letter nor a digit” as a word boundary
<Escape> <C-Y> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Insert the first argument of the previous command
<Escape> \ (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Delete all spaces and tabs around point
<Escape> _ (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Like yank_nth_arg, but if no argument has been given, yank the last word of each line
<Escape> c (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Capitalize the current (or following) word
<Escape> d (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kill from point to the end of the current word, or if between words, to the end of the next word
<Escape> l (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Lowercase the current (or following) word
<Escape> t (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Swap the last two words before the cursor
<Escape> u (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Uppercase the current (or following) word
<Escape> y (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode) Rotate the kill ring, and yank the new top
<Escape> <C-J> (And: EmacsMode, EmacsInsertMode, Condition) Accept the line regardless of where the cursor is
<C-C> (And: EmacsMode, HasFocus) Abort an incremental search and restore the original line
<C-G> (And: EmacsMode, HasFocus) Abort an incremental search and restore the original line
<C-J> (And: EmacsMode, HasFocus) When enter pressed in isearch, quit isearch mode
<Escape> (And: EmacsMode, HasFocus) When enter pressed in isearch, quit isearch mode
<C-C> < (And: EmacsMode, HasSelection) Unindent selected text
<C-C> > (And: EmacsMode, HasSelection) Indent selected text
<C-G> (And: EmacsMode, HasSelection) Cancel selection
<C-W> (And: EmacsMode, HasSelection) Cut selected text
<C-X> r k (And: EmacsMode, HasSelection) Cut selected text
<Escape> w (And: EmacsMode, HasSelection) Copy selected text
<C-R> (And: ViMode, (Not: HasFocus)) Vi-style backward search
<C-S> (And: ViMode, (Not: HasFocus)) Vi-style forward search
<C-K> (And: ViMode, (Or: ViInsertMode, ViReplaceMode)) Go into digraph mode
z + (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode)) Scrolls the window to makes the current line the first line in the visible region
z - (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode)) Scrolls the window to makes the current line the last line in the visible region
z <C-J> (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode)) Scrolls the window to makes the current line the first line in the visible region
z b (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode)) Scrolls the window to makes the current line the last line in the visible region
z t (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode)) Scrolls the window to makes the current line the first line in the visible region
z z (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode)) Center Window vertically around cursor
/ (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode), (Not: Condition)) Vi-style forward search
? (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode), (Not: Condition)) Vi-style backward search
/ (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode), Condition) Vi-style backward search
? (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode), Condition) Vi-style forward search
0 (And: ViMode, (Or: ViNavigationMode, ViSelectionMode, ViWaitingForTextObjectMode), HasArg) Zero when an argument was already give
I (And: ViMode, Condition, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Insert in block selection mode
G (And: ViMode, HasArg) If an argument is given, move to this line in the history
<C-C> (And: ViMode, HasFocus) Cancel search
<C-J> (And: ViMode, HasFocus) Apply the search
<Escape> (And: ViMode, HasFocus) Apply the search
<Backspace> (And: ViMode, HasFocus, Condition) Cancel search
<C-H> (And: ViMode, HasFocus, Condition) Cancel search
<Any> (And: ViMode, ViDigraphMode, Condition) Insert digraph
<C-E> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMode) Cancel completion
<C-P> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMode) Control-P: To previous completion
<C-V> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMode) Add the next character typed to the line verbatim
<C-X> <C-F> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMode) Complete file names
<C-X> <C-L> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMode) Pressing the ControlX - ControlL sequence in Vi mode does line completion based on the other lines in the document and the history
<C-Y> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMode) Accept current completion
<Any> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMultipleMode) Insert data at multiple cursor positions at once
<Backspace> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMultipleMode) Backspace, using multiple cursors
<Delete> (And: ViMode, ViInsertMultipleMode) Delete, using multiple cursors
" <Any> P (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Paste (before) from named register
" <Any> p (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Paste from named register
# (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Go to previous occurence of this word
* (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Go to next occurence of this word
+ (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Move to first non whitespace of next line
- (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Move to first non whitespace of previous line
< < (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Unindent lines
<Backspace> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) In navigation-mode, move cursor
<C-H> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) In navigation-mode, move cursor
<C-J> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) In navigation mode, pressing enter will always return the input
<C-N> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Arrow down and Control-N in navigation mode
<C-P> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Arrow up and ControlP in navigation mode go up
<C-V> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Enter block selection mode
<Down> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Arrow down and Control-N in navigation mode
<Insert> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Presing the Insert key
<Up> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Arrow up and ControlP in navigation mode go up
> > (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Indent lines
N (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Search previous in navigation mode
P (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Paste before
R (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Go to ‘replace’-mode
V (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Start lines selection
Y (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Yank the whole line
d d (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Delete line
j (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Go down, but if we enter a new history entry, go to the start of the line
k (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Go up, but if we enter a new history entry, move to the start of the line
n (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Search next in navigation mode
p (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Paste after
r <Any> (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Replace single character under cursor
v (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Enter character selection mode
x (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Delete character
y y (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Yank the whole line
~ (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode) Reverse case of current character and move cursor forward
C (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) # Change to end of line
J (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Join lines
O (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Open line above and enter insertion mode
S (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Change current line
c c (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Change current line
g J (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Join lines without space
g U U (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Uppercase current line
g u u (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Lowercase current line
g ~ ~ (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Swap case of the current line
o (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Open line below and enter insertion mode
s (And: ViMode, ViNavigationMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Substitute with new text (Delete character(s) and go to insert mode
<Any> (And: ViMode, ViReplaceMode) Insert data at cursor position
<C-V> (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Exit block selection mode, or go from non block selection mode to block selection mode
V (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Exit line selection mode, or go from non line selection mode to line selection mode
a W (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Switch from visual linewise mode to visual characterwise mode
a w (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Switch from visual linewise mode to visual characterwise mode
j (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Arrow down in selection mode
k (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Arrow up in selection mode
v (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Exit character selection mode, or go from non-character-selection mode to character selection mode
x (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode) Cut selection
J (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Join selected lines
g J (And: ViMode, ViSelectionMode, (Not: IsReadOnly)) Join selected lines without space
<Any> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Insert yourself
<BackTab> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Move backward through the list of possible completions
<Backspace> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Delete the character behind the cursor
<C-H> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Delete the character behind the cursor
<C-I> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Generate completions, or go to the next completion
<C-K> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kill the text from the cursor to the end of the line
<C-T> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Emulate Emacs transpose-char behavior: at the beginning of the buffer, do nothing
<C-U> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kill backward from the cursor to the beginning of the current line
<C-W> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Kill the word behind point, using whitespace as a word boundary
<Delete> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Delete character before the cursor
<ShiftDelete> (Or: ViInsertMode, EmacsInsertMode) Delete character before the cursor